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My 2014 Blogs

As the year comes to end , here is the list of 2014 blogs. This year has been a busy year. I promise lot more to come from my side

General Blogs

Microsoft Private Cloud

Storage Sizing

Amazon Web Services

Big Data
·             Big data: Technology Stack
·             Big Data: Map Reduce
·             Big Data- Installing Hadoop ( Single Node)
·             Big Data- Apache Hadoop Multi Node
·             Big Data: Managing HDFS
·             Big Data: Map Reduce Development
·             Big Data: Introduction to Pig
·         Big Data: Microsoft HDinsight

Architecting a Citrix Virtualization solution
 There are 2 parts to it:
  1)    Assessment
  2)    Design

Assessment is further divided into
·          User Community
·         Operating System Delievery
·         Application Delivery
·         Server Virtualization
·         Infrastructure
·         Security and personalization
·          Operation and Support
·         Conceptual Architecture

Design is further divided into
·         Application Delivery design
·         Desktop Delivery design
·         Access Design

Datacenter, Transformation and Migration

·         Data Center Migration

·         Application Migration Strategy

·         Green Datacenter


Enterprise architecture- Solution Architecture

·         TOGAF: Practical implementation-1

·         TOGAF: Practical Implementation-2: Requirement Gathering- Business Architecture

·         TOGAF: Practical Implementation-3: Requirement Gathering-Information Systems Architecture, Technology architecture and Opportunities=> Solution

Cloud Computing

1.                   vCoud Director Installation and configuration
3.                   HP CSA Implementation
5.                   HP CSA Vs VMware VCAC
6.                   10 best practices for cloud design
7.                   vCloud Suite Architecture-1
8.                   vCloud Suite Architecture-2
9.                   Application Suitability For Cloud

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Data Center Migration

Note: This blog is written with the help of my friend Rajanikanth
Data Center Migrations / Data Center Consolidations
Data Center Consolidations, Migrations are complex projects which impact entire orgnization they support. They usually dont happen daily but once in a decade or two. It is imperative to plan carefully, leverage technology improvements, virtualization, optimizations.
The single most important factor for any migration project is to have high caliber, high performing, experienced technical team in place. You are migrating business applications from one data center to another and there is no scope for failure or broken application during migration. So testing startegy should be in place for enterprise business applications to be migrated.
Typical DCC and Migrations business objectives
Business Drivers
·Improve utilization of IT assets ·DC space & power peaked out - business growth impacted ·Improve service levels and responsiveness to new applications ·Reduce support complexi…

HP CSA Implementation

I know the above picture is little confusing but don’t worry I break it down and explain in detail. By the time I am done explaining you all will be happy. HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS 1.VMware vSphere infrastructure / Microsoft Hyper V: For the sake of Simplicity we will use VMware vSphere. We Need vSphere 4.0 /5/5.5 and above and vCenter 4.0 and above ready and installed. This is the first step. 2.We need Software medias for HP Cloud Service Automation, 2.00, HP Server Automation, 9.02, HP Operations Orchestration (OO)9.00.04, HP Universal CMDB 9.00.02, HP Software Site Scope, 11.01,HP Insight Software6.2 Update 1 3.DNS, DHCP and NTP systems are already installed and configured. NTP information should be part of VM templates 4.SQL Server 2005 or Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 , Oracle 11g, both 32-bit and 64-bit versions may be used for CSA database.
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Openstack- Its importance in Cloud. The HP Helion Boost

Every enterprise expects few things from cloud computing, mainly:

· Auto scaling: The workload should increase and decrease as needed by the IT environment.

· Automatic repair: If there is any fault or crash of the application or the server, it automatically fix it

· Fault tolerant: The application or underlying technology is intelligent enough to make itself fault torrent

· Integrated lifecycle: It should have integrated lifecycle

· Unified management: Its easy to manage all different aspects of technology

· Less cost

· Speed

Its year 2014. till now only 5% to 7% enterprises are using cloud computing. Such a small number. Its a huge opportunity and a vast majority for anyone who is interested in providing cloud computing services.
Current IT environment is very complex. You just cant solve all your problems with cloud computing.
There are legacy systems, databases, data processors, different hardware and software. You name it , there are so many technology available in just o…