The Journey From Idea to Practice in IT Can Be Short
This is the first post in a series on how important ideas end up becoming common practice in IT.
By Joseph Gulla04/08/2019
- Stand-alone server (typically used for simple websites)
- Scalable server (typically used for interactive websites, where the traffic volume increases or declines dynamically)
- Multiple servers (combination of stand-alone and scalable servers)
- Too many distributed physical servers with low utilization
- A lengthy provisioning process that delays the implementation of new applications
- Limitations in data center power and floor space
- High total cost of ownership
- Difficulty allocating processing power for a dynamic environment.
An Alternative to the Monolith
Joseph Gulla is the general manager and IT leader of Alazar Press. He's a frequent Destination z contributor and writes a weekly IT Trendz blog.