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Design to Scale in the Cloud – Part 2

Presentation1.jpgBy: Joost van der Vlies, HP ES Account Chief Technologist

One of the characteristics that make cloud unique is elasticity, the capability to scale outward and inward, based on demand.This flexibility, combined with pay for use, makes cloud technology very attractive. But this is easier said than done. Scaling is not only an infrastructure play, but for sure a play for the application on top of it.

In a series of blogs, I will explore the various aspects of scaling in the cloud which helps transparent discussions on this important topic.

Part 1 introduces the types of scaling in the Cloud: the What. Part 2 is about When to scale. And Part 3 is about How to scale.

Design to Scale in the Cloud- Part 1

By: Joost van der Vlies, HP ES Account Chief Technologist

iStock_000019943016small.jpgOne of the characteristics that make cloud unique is elasticity, the capability to scale outward and inward, based on demand.This flexibility, combined with pay for use, makes cloud technology very attractive. But this is easier said than done. Scaling is not only an infrastructure play, but for sure a play for the application on top of it.

In a series of blogs, I will explore the various aspects of scaling in the cloud which helps transparent discussions on this important topic.

Part 1 introduces the types of scaling in the Cloud: the What. Part 2 is about When to scale. And Part 3 is about How to scale.

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  • 28 years of IT experience from managing data centers across the US to now supporting marketing activities supporting Storage Management Services and Backup and Restore Services for HP Enterprise Services.
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