Once a new distributed platform is implemented, any growing organization needs to be able to properly scale the system. Scaling a system for the sake of scaling it doesn’t make sense because cloud resources cost money. The best way to see when and how to scale is to properly monitor the software.[Read more…] about Architecting & Managing a Global Data & Analytics Platform Part 5: Monitoring & Scaling a Distributed Business Data & Communications Platform
It’s much easier to iterate your platform on containers before deciding to use more “traditional” computing systems in Staging or Production. It’s not a requirement to use Docker or Kubernetes, but even if the system is using containers all the way up to Production, many of the DevOps cycles can be done more quickly because of how quickly environments can be refreshed.[Read more…] about Architecting & Managing a Global Data & Analytics Platform Part 3: Deploy Frameworks that Scale on any Cloud (Containers, Azure, AWS, VMs, Baremetal)
Why should your team Scale Sitecore?
I decided to write this article because recently customers have been asking if they should move to the cloud and the steps for migrating their On-Premise Architecture to Cloud Scale. If you have ever worked on a Sitecore Project or any software project with multiple team members, then you are well aware of the pitfalls of On-Premise management. Scaling your platform in the cloud not only gives your team development and design benefits but also allows them to make strong cost-saving arguments to corporate management.