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Microservices Cookbook: Design Principles and Solution Recipes for Microservices Microservices - An Application Revolution Powered by the Cloud By Neil McEvoy Our new upcoming ebook is the ‘Microservices Cookbook.' This will provide a general introduction to the new software design model known as ‘Microservices,' provide a Platform design for their implementation, and describe a number of ‘recipe' scenarios for how they might be applied, including: E-Commerce Internet of Things NFV Services As the Microsoft Azure CTO explains microservices represents a major inflection point for the IT industry - An Application Revolution Powered by the Cloud. They themselves are pioneering the approach through new products like ‘Cognitive Microservices‘. My personal opinion is that they can be defined as the next major milestone in software engineering ever since, well software was i... (more)

XaaP! It’s the Platform Business Model | @CloudExpo #IaaS #XaaP #Cloud

As the title suggests one way to approach the ‘Platform Business Model' (described in detail in our library section) is to consider how it is being adapted for specific industry sectors, via Cloud-centric acronyms such as: GaaP - Government as a Platform BaaP - Banking as a Platform TaaP - Telco as a Platform With a key goal of describing practical aspects of the trend and of course our Cloud focus, this aspect is one of the headline themes of our Platform ebook. The agenda will include these specific industry scenarios and we'll explore them to illicit the key ingredients of a c... (more)

Identity of #Blockchain | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Blockchain Identity - Keystone Foundation for Digital Democracy and Society By Neil McEvoy As good Venn diagrams always show it's the intersection areas that offer the sweet spot for trends and markets, and an especially potent one is the intersection of Cloud computing, with the blockchain and also digital identity, particularly when considered within contexts such as Digital Democracy. Given the diversity of each field alone there are multiple perspectives to this, more the start of a conversation rather than a definitive design. Identity and the Blockchain Cloud For example Blo... (more)

Digital Business Architecture – From Canvas to Blueprint

EBook This ebook provides an executive introduction into Business Architecture (BA) best practices, and how they can be leveraged quickly to drive Digital Transformation strategies. [...] The post Digital Business Architecture – From Canvas to Blueprint appeared first on CBPN. ... (more)

Real-time AI for Smart Networks – Building an OpenStack ‘Policy Brain’ | @CloudExpo #AI #Cloud

DCAE – Real-Time Analytics and Cloud Management Another of the main foundations of the AT&T Domain 2.0 program is the ‘DCAE’ framework: Data Collection, Analytics and Events. In short their Big Data platform for enabling smart management. “In the D2 vision, virtualized functions across various layers of functionality are expected to be instantiated in a significantly dynamic manner that requires the ability to provide real-time responses to actionable events from virtualized resources, ECOMP applications, as well as requests from customers, AT&T partners and other providers. In o... (more)