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How To Migrate Your Grand Piano from the Data Center to the Cloud - An Application-Centric Guide to Cloud Migration and Digital Transformation (Part 1 of 3)

avatar Chris Heggem
Posted on Feb 27, 2018 1:26:49 PM

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Topics: Application Architectures, Cloud Migration, Digital Transformation, Containers, Modernization, Application Centric, Microservices, Public Cloud, cloud, application migration to cloud, cloud migration strategy

Application Routing Engine | The Speed and Flexibility of Avi

Abhi Joglekar
Posted on Dec 7, 2016 8:01:00 AM

In an earlier blog, “Avi Vantage: A Cloud-Scale Distributed Software Load Balancer For Everyone”, we had described the high-level architecture of the Avi Vantage platform. The platform consists of a clustered centralized Controller, a scale-out distributed Layer-7 Reverse Proxy data path called as Service Engine (SE), a Visibility/Analytics engine, a RESTful interface to the Controller that enables integration with external orchestration engines, and a fast and responsive HTML5 UI.  It is designed ground up to be a modern cloud-scale Application Delivery Controller (ADC) that enables application deployment across any cloud - private, public, or hybrid.
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Topics: ADC, cloud, networking, HTTP, Routing, Application Services, application delivery, Lua, Scripts, load balancer, Load Balancing, Application Delivery Controller, Application Routing, Content Routing, Content-Based Routing

Data Center Efficiency | Maximize Your Cloud 'Fleet' Efficiency

avatar Nathan McMahon
Posted on Aug 19, 2016 11:14:23 AM

Your load balancer is less than 8% utilized.   I recently had the pleasure of listening to Kamal Muralidharan from Paypal give a talk at the Bay Area Mesos User Group covering the efficient use of containers.  The phrase 'fleet efficiency' caught my attention.  Buzzwords like devops, software-defined and others are often generic and translate into different interpretations.  But fleet efficiency is straightforward and speaks to a tangible benefit.  Quite simply, it means maximizing the utilizaton of your infrastructure, or fleet of servers, to reduce cost.  This can mean physical servers or virtual servers running in a public cloud.
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Topics: Data Center, load balancer, cloud

OpenStack Summit – Bonjour Paris!

avatar Ashish Shah
Posted on Nov 2, 2014 12:44:00 PM

Thousands of cloud architects and application developers will flock to the Palais des congrès in Paris next week as the OpenStack Summit gets under way. If you plan to be at the conference, do stop by Avi Networks Booth E9 and say hello to one of our customers, meet our OpenStack architect, or just grab free beer and a cool T-shirt!
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Topics: OpenStack, Event, cloud, Paris, ADC, Customers, LBaaS

Cloud Services | Crossing the Cloud Chasm | Avi Networks

avatar Dhritiman Dasgupta (DD)
Posted on Aug 24, 2014 9:50:00 AM

With any disruptive innovation, there will always be innovators and early adopters who eagerly jump on the bandwagon. Today, we’re seeing more and more businesses move to the cloud as users take advantage of its utility-based model and associated economic benefits. So why isn’t everyone “crossing the chasm” and what will it take to persuade the late majority and laggards to move to the cloud?
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Topics: cisco, private cloud, OpenStack, cloud, Tweet, VMware, vCenter, load balancer, ADC, SDN, application delivery, disruptive innovation

Cloud Application Delivery | The Benefits of a Cloud ADC

avatar Dhritiman Dasgupta (DD)
Posted on Aug 14, 2014 11:00:00 AM

There is no doubt that on-demand cloud services are gaining ground among corporate users of all sizes. Despite the obvious promises of greater flexibility and efficiency, the transition to cloud is incomplete until we can solve a few thorny issues.
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Topics: cisco, private cloud, OpenStack, cloud, Tweet, VMware, vCenter, load balancer, ADC, SDN, application delivery

   
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