Technical architecture: What IT does for a living

CIO Governance

Technical architecture is the sum and substance of what IT deploys to support the enterprise. Which leads to the question, What constitutes good technical architecture? Or more foundationally, What constitutes technical architecture, whether good, bad, or indifferent?

What is Hybrid Cloud Architecture? How does it work?

Acronis

Modern business IT demands connections that are faster, more intricate, and constantly available.

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Implementing Multi-Region Disaster Recovery Using Event-Driven Architecture

AWS Disaster Recovery

In this blog post, we share a reference architecture that uses a multi-Region active/passive strategy to implement a hot standby strategy for disaster recovery (DR). DR implementation architecture on multi-Region active/passive workloads.

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part I: Strategies for Recovery in the Cloud

AWS Disaster Recovery

Architecture of the DR strategies. Backup and restore DR architecture. Pilot light DR architecture. Warm standby DR architecture. Multi-site active/active DR architecture. Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part II: Backup and Restore with Rapid Recovery.

What is data architecture? A framework for managing data

CIO Governance

Data architecture definition . Data architecture describes the structure of an organization's logical and physical data assets and data management resources, according to The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF).

IT Resilience Within AWS Cloud, Part II: Architecture and Patterns

AWS Disaster Recovery

In Part II, we’ll provide technical considerations related to architecture and patterns for resilience in AWS Cloud. Considerations on architecture and patterns. Resilience is an overarching concern that is highly tied to other architecture attributes.

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part II: Backup and Restore with Rapid Recovery

AWS Disaster Recovery

In Figure 5, we show a possible architecture for detecting and responding to events that impact your workload availability. Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part I: Strategies for Recovery in the Cloud.

Using Route 53 Private Hosted Zones for Cross-account Multi-region Architectures

AWS Disaster Recovery

Route 53 Private Hosted Zones (PHZs) and Resolver endpoints on AWS create an architecture best practice for centralized DNS in hybrid cloud environment. This blog presents an architecture that provides a unified view of the DNS while allowing different AWS accounts to manage subdomains.

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part IV: Multi-site Active/Active

AWS Disaster Recovery

The architecture in Figure 2 shows you how to use AWS Regions as your active sites, creating a multi-Region active/active architecture. I use Amazon DynamoDB for the example architecture in Figure 2.

U.S. Office of Management and Budget Introduces New Zero Trust Architecture Strategy

Security Industry Association

In a presidential response to reinforce federal defenses against threats to public safety, infrastructure and privacy, a new zero trust architecture (ZTA) strategy, requiring agencies to meet specific cybersecurity standards and objectives by the end of 2024, is being implemented.

Scaling Software Builds in Azure with FlashBlade in a Cloud-Adjacent Architecture

Pure Storage

Pure Storage ® , Azure, and Equinix have collaborated to develop a connected-cloud architecture for EDA and highly parallel HPC workloads, such as software build and testing. There are many advantages to this particular architecture. We conducted a performance test of this architecture.

Scaling Software Builds in Azure with FlashBlade in a Cloud-Adjacent Architecture

Pure Storage

Pure Storage ® , Azure, and Equinix have collaborated to develop a connected-cloud architecture for EDA and highly parallel HPC workloads, such as software build and testing. There are many advantages to this particular architecture. We conducted a performance test of this architecture.

Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part III: Pilot Light and Warm Standby

AWS Disaster Recovery

In a previous blog post , I showed how quick detection is essential for low RTO, and I shared a serverless architecture to achieve this. Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part I: Strategies for Recovery in the Cloud.

Understand resiliency patterns and trade-offs to architect efficiently in the cloud

AWS Disaster Recovery

Firms designing for resilience on cloud often need to evaluate multiple factors before they can decide the most optimal architecture for their workloads. This will help you achieve varying levels of resiliency and make decisions about the most appropriate architecture for your needs.

The Impact of Enterprise Architecture on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Continuity Insights

By Nick Murison, CISO at Ardoq: Over the past year and a half, businesses have had to navigate what feels like never-ending uncertainty and disruption – highlighting the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery planning. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations were forced to adapt – many without already having the necessary. Source. Enterprise Risk Management

Creating a Multi-Region Application with AWS Services – Part 2, Data and Replication

AWS Disaster Recovery

It can even be used to sync on-premises files stored on NFS, SMB, HDFS, and self-managed object storage to AWS for hybrid architectures. A purpose-built database strategy offers many benefits, Figure 3 forms a purpose-built global database architecture.

Disaster Recovery (DR) for a Third-party Interactive Voice Response on AWS

AWS Disaster Recovery

This architecture enables customers facing challenges of cost overhead with redundant Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunks for the DC and DR sites. Solution architecture of DR on AWS for a third-party IVR solution.

Minimizing Dependencies in a Disaster Recovery Plan

AWS Disaster Recovery

Amazon Route 53 Architecture AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) AWS Organizations Disaster recoveryThe Availability and Beyond whitepaper discusses the concept of static stability for improving resilience.

Disaster Recovery with AWS Managed Services, Part I: Single Region

AWS Disaster Recovery

This example architecture refers to an application that processes payment transactions that has been modernized with AMS.

Intelligent Alert Grouping Series Summary by Quintessence Anx

PagerDuty

Welcome to our final post in our EI Architecture Series on Intelligent Alert Grouping. I hope you’ve enjoyed this series, and if you’d like to take a look at any of our prior posts, please use the ei-architecture-series tag. Alerting ei-architecture-series

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IT Resilience Within AWS Cloud, Part I: Mindset and Culture

AWS Disaster Recovery

In Part II, we’ll explore the technical considerations related to architecture and patterns. Like other architecture attributes, resilience is measured on a scale (that is, a degree to which a system is resilient). Architecture reviews.

Field Notes: Setting Up Disaster Recovery in a Different Seismic Zone Using AWS Outposts

AWS Disaster Recovery

In this blog post, I describe an architecture using AWS Outposts which helps set up disaster recovery on AWS within the same country at a distance that can meet the requirements set by regulators. Architecture Overview. Following is the architecture diagram showing the logical setup.

Training Intelligent Alert Grouping by Quintessence Anx

PagerDuty

All posts in this series will use the ei-architecture-series tag , please make sure to take a look to read the other posts in this series as well. Alerting Best Practices & Insights ei-architecture-series event intelligenceComplex incidents are both exhausting and commonplace.

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Intelligent Alert Grouping: What It Is and How To Use It by Quintessence Anx

PagerDuty

All the posts in this series will be under the ei-architecture-series tag , so please make sure to reference that page when looking for subsequent posts! Alerting ei-architecture-series

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Field Notes: Protecting Domain-Joined Workloads with CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

AWS Disaster Recovery

Overview of architecture. In the following architecture, we show how you can protect domain-joined workloads in the case of a disaster. Architecture CloudEndure Disaster Recovery Technical How-to Disaster recovery Field Notes

Field Notes: Requirements for Successfully Installing CloudEndure Migration and CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

AWS Disaster Recovery

Architecture Overview. Architecture CloudEndure Disaster Recovery CloudEndure Migration Technical How-to CloudEndure Disaster recovery Field NotesCustomers have been using CloudEndure Migration and CloudEndure Disaster Recovery to meet business needs for many years.

What Is TOGAF®? A Complete Introduction

BMC

In a long line of enterprise architecture frameworks, TOGAF® is not the first and it’s unlikely to be the last. TOGAF is the acronym for The Open Group Architecture Framework, and it was developed by The […].

Russia May Underestimate Ukraine and NATO

The Rand Blog

Kremlin leaders might consider instead seeking a stable European security architecture that protects Russia's interests while also allowing for a vibrant and sovereign Ukraine

Minimize business risk by aligning disaster recovery and cybersecurity

Acronis

Disaster recovery solutions call for new thinking, architectures, and implementations – including alignment with cybersecurity to minimize business risk.

Minimize business risk by aligning disaster recovery and cybersecurity

Acronis

Disaster recovery solutions call for new thinking, architectures, and implementations – including alignment with cybersecurity to minimize business risk.

FlashBlade: Storage for Modern, Data-centric Organizations

Pure Storage

How Flash-native Architecture Changes the Game. Flash-native architecture eliminates bottlenecks and is designed to enable parallelism. Flash-native architecture also eliminates the use of serial protocols associated with using disk software to talk to solid-state disks (SSDs).

FlashBlade//S: The Last Scale-out Solution You’ll Ever Need Is Here

Pure Storage

FlashBlade//S builds on the simplicity, reliability, and scalability of the original FlashBlade ® platform, with a unique modular and disaggregated architecture that enables organizations to unlock new levels of power, space, and performance efficiency using an all-QLC flash design.

Seeing and Hearing: Underrated Skills?

Emergency Planning

It is part of the language of architecture through the ages, and its vocabulary is very rich indeed. Who now reads, for example, On Growth and Form , or The Story of Art , or The Four Books of Architecture ? The Four Books of Architecture ( I quattro libri dell'architettura , 1570).

Scale-out vs. Scale-up: What’s the Difference?

Pure Storage

Hence, the advent of scale- out architectures. . What Is Scale-up Architecture? In a scale-up data storage architecture, storage drives are added to increase storage capacity and performance. What Is Scale-out Architecture? Advantages of Scale-up Architecture.

Connected Cloud with FlashBlade and Microsoft Azure HPC for EDA Workloads

Pure Storage

Connected Cloud Architecture for EDA Workloads. To address these challenges, Pure Storage, Microsoft Azure, and Equinix have joined forces to develop a connected cloud architecture for EDA, HPC, and other highly parallel workloads, such as software build and testing.

FlashBlade//S and Evergreen: Future-proofing the Next Decade and Beyond

Pure Storage

For thousands of FlashBlade ® customers around the world, this is incredibly exciting news: They’ll be able to seamlessly migrate to FlashBlade//S with no downtime and no disruption thanks to our proven architecture. This is a testament to our future-proof architecture.

Disaster recovery with AWS managed services, Part 2: Multi-Region/backup and restore

AWS Disaster Recovery

Architecture overview. In our architecture, we use CloudWatch alarms to automate notifications of changes in health status. Disaster Recovery (DR) Architecture on AWS, Part II: Backup and Restore with Rapid Recovery. Looking for more architecture content?

Design an Azure Data Platform that InfoSec will love

Advancing Analytics

Reference architectures are great! Networking Thinking about the architecture above, one of the most common ways to secure these resources is by wrapping them all up in a virtual network (Vnet). You've got all of the key components in there, nice and clear.

Creating a Multi-Region Application with AWS Services – Part 1, Compute and Security

AWS Disaster Recovery

Many AWS services have features to help you build and manage a multi-Region architecture, but identifying those capabilities across 200+ services can be overwhelming. As an architecture expands into multiple Regions, it can become difficult to track where instances are provisioned.

The New Evergreen Portfolio: Custom-fit to Your Changing Needs

Pure Storage

To that end, we’ve expanded our portfolio to provide more choices for subscriptions built on Evergreen architecture. Evergreen//Flex™: A new, fleet-level Evergreen architecture offers users an unprecedented way to run storage efficiently while saving power.