4 Skills You Need to Succeed in the Technology Industry in 2020

The modern businesses climate is constantly evolving, but one thing is constant: if you wish to be really successful, you need to consistently show your organization the high value you bring for both your specific job, as well as across other areas of the organization.  Having high utility in cross-functional teams will raise your visibility…

A Guide to Migrating Applications to the Cloud

When you’re adopting a new public cloud infrastructure, you need to decide what is the best way to migrate your data. There are three ways you can do this: by refactoring your applications, lifting and shifting them onto a platform, or by containerizing the applications. In this post, we’ll break each of these options down…

How To Reduce the Cost and Improve the Performance of Your GCP Infrastructure

Are you currently using 50TB or more in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)?  Are those workloads comprised primarily of analytics and transactional databases powering high performance critical applications, with some dev/test environments? From our experience, here at Kaminario, these environments typically require high performance SSDs combined with powerful compute engines. The resulting footprint can cost $80,000…

Overcoming Cloud Challenges with Data Plane Virtualization

As we discussed in our previous post, one of the biggest problems in committing to the cloud is the real fear of vendor lock-in; after all, once you go through the time and expense of formatting your data sets in your preferred vendor’s proprietary fashion, the thought of moving it—and going through the time-consuming, expensive…

7 Challenges of Cloud Adoption

As we discussed in our previous post, statistics show that enterprises are quickly moving to adopt cloud technologies. But as you may remember, the applications they’re moving to the cloud—typically auxiliary applications that aren’t on the business’ critical path—proves that, behind the numbers, enterprises are a bit leery of going all in. In this post,…