Tag : microservices management

Microservices: Benefits and Challenges

Microservices architecture has become a common approach for enterprises to achieve agility and continuous delivery of applications to meet the growing demand of their users, as well as to gain a competitive advantage. Microservices are small, light, modular software programs, designed to fulfill one or a few purposes. They may be deployed independently, in small…

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Manage Containers in Under 5 Minutes!

Containerization — container-based virtualization and application containerization — dramatically increases the speed and efficiency of deploying and running cloud applications. But the delivery and management of cloud applications can be time-consuming and is sometimes tricky; both variables reduce the appeal of containerization. As a SaaS, Nirmata does the undifferentiated heavy lifting for you. Nirmata empowers…

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Managing Large Microservices-style Applications using Nirmata

In this post I will discuss a powerful new feature in Nirmata, called Application Dependencies. In Nirmata, an Application is composed of one or more services. A traditional application may have a few services, one for each tier, while a microservices-style applications may have dozens of services. Nirmata already has a rich application modeling capability…

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Benefits of using SaaS for managing cloud applications

Businesses need to innovate faster to stay ahead of the competition. Increasingly businesses are adopting cloud computing, containers, and microservices for rapid application delivery. While these latest cloud-native technologies can help them deliver faster, they also introduce new challenges. Cloud-native applications are complex, and have a lot of moving components that require end-to-end automation for…

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Using JFrog Artifactory and Nirmata to streamline continuous delivery of containerized applications

Continuous delivery is a software development approach whereby software is built so that it can be released to production at any time. In other words, with continuous delivery, software should be easily deployable, on demand, to any environment, at any time. Companies seeking software agility are increasingly adopting continuous delivery and building pipelines to seamlessly…

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Change Management for Containerized Applications

  Change Management is an IT Service Management (ITSM) process for managing updates to business critical systems. With containerized applications it’s now possible to enable fully automated continuous delivery pipelines. So, how does change management fit in? Let’s take a look at what happens to change management in a container-native world. Is Change Management needed? The…

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DevOps and Docker at Scale! Continuous Discussion with Electric Cloud

Recently, I participated in an online panel on the subject of DevOps and Docker at Scale. This session was part of Continuous Discussions (#c9d9), a series of community panels by Electric Cloud  about Agile, Continuous Delivery and DevOps. You can watch the full recording here. Below are a few questions and answers from the panel: Does…

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Nirmata is now an AWS Technology Partner!

We are extremely excited to announce that Nirmata is now an AWS Partner Network (APN)  Technology Partner! AWS has an extensive program for technology partners and we are excited about the visibility, training and other benefits that AWS partners get. Over the last couple years, our team has worked with several customers in their cloud…

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Using Amazon ECR with Nirmata to deploy containerized applications on any cloud

Immutable images are a key benefit of containerizing applications, and a building block for container-native delivery pipelines. An image registry is required to deploy containerized applications. Several options have emerged for an enterprise grade image registry. Users now have a choice to use a public image registry such as Docker Hub or a private image…

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AWS re:Invent 2016: Cloud Application Delivery and Management – Simplified
AWS re:Invent 2016: Cloud Application Delivery and Management – Simplified

  At Nirmata we are super excited to sponsor at the largest cloud event of the year – AWS re:Invent 2016! This year we will showcase new cloud-native application management features and share customer stories. Containers and microservices are enabling business agility and accelerating digital transformation. If you are in Las Vegas for the event,…

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