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Private Cloud Design Rules

Private Cloud Design Rules The design goals are to deliver maximum total IT efficiency, a combination of Cost Savings, Agility, Redundancy, and Efficiency (operational efficiency).  All the rules are meant to be followed as one. The first rule of Private … Continue reading

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Cloud Vendor Watch List

These are the vendors I follow categorized by functionality to build a Private Cloud. These are not listed by preference. I will be adding reasons for these vendors / products shortly, the Why is more important then the What Bandwidth … Continue reading

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Fluid Computing What and Why

The name Fluid comes from the ability of resources (CPU, Memory, Storage) to flow between Functionalities (router, firewall, servers, and clients). This is done by using virtual servers, virtual appliances (routers, etc) and virtual desktops. Fluid Computing is built on … Continue reading

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A short post on Cost Scale

Cost Scale is the function of Capacity to Cost for server, networking, storage etc.  The idea is to evaluate Cost Scale when selecting components. Storage systems specifically can vary greatly in cost per TB depending on the size of the … Continue reading

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Cloud 3.0 and Fluid Computing (Cloud 4.0)

To summarize Cloud 1.0 functionality is server provisioning, Cloud 2.0 is server provisioning and management, Cloud 3.0 functionality is virtual server, networking, and client (VDI / Remote Desktop)  provisioning and management. Fluid Computing will be the next generation of architecture … Continue reading

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Cloud Architecture Versions

Cloud 1.0 Functionality – Server Provisioning Service Catalog, Provisioning, Charge Back Cloud 2.0 Functionality – Server Management Ability and information to self manage federated Service Catalog , federated hybrid Provisioning, Charge Back, vServer Modification, Alert Configuration, Snapshot Management, Capacity Planning, … Continue reading

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Hybrid RAID Cloud Architecture

Hybrid RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Datacenters) Cloud Architecture An IT Architecture for the Cloud Era RAID Cloud Architecture (RCA) is a revolutionary IT Architecture (a collection of one or more data centers) based on the same proven design as … Continue reading

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