Disaster Recovery – The Postmortem

So you’ve made it through a disaster recovery event. Well done! Whether it was a simulation or an actual recovery, it was possibly a tense and trying time for you and your operations team. The business is no doubt happy to know that everything is back up and running from an infrastructure perspective, and they’re likely scrambling to test their applications to make sure everything’s come up intact. [Read more…]

Managing the Invisible IoT Network

Today, with the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT), thousands of devices are now connected to government networks, many unwittingly. Research firm Gartner predicts that more than 20 billion connected “things” will be in use worldwide by 2020—nearly three times the number in use today. [Read more…]

Applications Aren’t Islands

In my last post, I talked about microservices and how their deep connection can offer a quality application.

Now, I want to move up a layer. Not only between microservices, but in the interaction between applications. I would call it architecture applied to applications, where their behavior is strictly connected and influences the other ones. Like it is for microservices, the goal is a better user experience. [Read more…]