Getting started with Docker on Azure

Posted on September 7, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

Docker is on the verge of becoming one of the most popular virtualization approaches which uses Linux containers as a way to segregate application data and underlying infrastructure on your shared resources rather than virtual machines. Docker automates the deployment of any application as a portable, self-sufficient container which will run almost anywhere – including Microsoft Azure.

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Registering and Preparing for the EX210 – Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack Exam

Posted on August 20, 2015 by Sangram Rath | Comments(4)

OpenStack is the most popular private cloud platform available in the market today and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform is a secure, stable and enterprise-ready offering of OpenStack from Red Hat that has been co-engineered with the OpenStack foundation for performance and hence is one of the most preferred platforms for many enterprises.

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Cassandra Multi-AZ Data Replication

Posted on August 19, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(7)

Apache Cassandra is an open source non-relational/NOSQL database. It is massively scalable and is designed to handle large amounts of data across multiple servers (Here, we shall use Amazon EC2 instances), providing high availability. In this blog, we shall replicate data across nodes running in multiple Availability Zones (AZs) to ensure reliability and fault tolerance

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Migration from relational database to NoSQL database

Posted on August 19, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

Relational database model was proposed in 1970, since then we are using RDBMS for most of the applications. But this model is having a hard time keeping pace with the volume, velocity, and variety of data. To keep pace with growing data storage needs, NoSQL databases were introduced in which the focus has shifted from relationships in data, to have a scalable solution to store large volumes of data.

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