The Cloudify Blog

Omer Fogel

By Omer Fogel

How and Why We Built an Internal Service for Cloudify - and Why You Should, Too

In this post, Omer takes us through Cloudify Service, the service built for internal testing of CLoudify, using Cloudify. He also notes why this is a good practice for any development team.

Michael Shnizer

By Michael Shnizer

Orchestrating An Application Lifecycle From Development on OpenStack, to QA on AWS, Through Production on VMware with Cloudify

Michael demonstrates how you can use Cloudify with Kanban to easily move an application from code change through production on three different clouds - OpenStack, AWS, and VMware.

Luther Trammell

By Luther Trammell

Deploying Your App Onto AWS and OpenStack With Hybrid Cloud Orchestration Using a Single Cloudify TOSCA Blueprint

There is no limit to the variety of system layouts. The most basic would be a database and an application on a single VM. However, very few operations teams have all of their infrastructure in one place. At Cloudify, we’ve been referring to real world scenarios with the term Hybrid...

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

The Cloudify Awesome Sauce Monthly DevOps Roundup | October 2016

The Awesome Sauce roundup brings you the good, the great, and the funny of DevOps news each month!

Sharone Zitzman

By Sharone Zitzman

Azure versus AWS for the Enterprise

Which would you choose for your enterprise and why - AWS or Azure, or maybe both?

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

The Cloudify Awesome Sauce Monthly DevOps Roundup | September 2016

The Awesome Sauce roundup brings you the good, the great, and the funny of DevOps news each month!

Sharone Zitzman

By Sharone Zitzman

OpenStack Summit Austin is here - YEEHAWWW! Join us at Booth C20 for Kubernetes, NFV, and Cowboy Hats!

April is a huge month this year for Team Cloudify. We just finished NFV World Congress and are right away swept into the OpenStack Summit madness (which we love!). We are definitely out in force this summit and you can find us at booth C20 wearing our cowboy hats! We...

Jeremy Hess

By Jeremy Hess

Deploying A Death Star In The Cloud

As Star Wars: The Force Awakens takes over the news, with everybody making Star Wars related images, videos, memes, and more, we wanted to bring a DevOps touch to the fun. We poke just a bit of fun at a few of our favorite IaaS clouds: OpenStack, VMware, and AWS....

Nir Cohen

By Nir Cohen

We started using Vagrant and Packer for our build process. You won't believe what happened next...

We have many artifacts to build. From Docker and machine images to potentially relocatable Python virtualenvs, node.js tar files and Windows binaries.

Michael Sverdlik

By Michael Sverdlik

Vagrant Cloud - Creating Vagrant Box Files for a VirtualBox Provider in AWS

This post was originally published on The Pain Point Many developers often need to create easily reproducible development environments – for anything from testing to troubleshooting, and even continued development across teams. To this end, many technologies have arisen to answer this need from Vagrant and VirtualBox, and even...

Nati Shalom and Uri Cohen

By Nati Shalom and Uri Cohen

Four Case Studies for Moving Mission Critical Apps to OpenStack

There’ve been various discussions in the community on OpenStack Interoperability and Portability. The discussions tend to be centralized around the future of the OpenStack API and whether or not it would make sense to support the AWS API on top of OpenStack to allow for better compatibility with the AWS...

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

Openstack's Third Birthday - A Recap With A Look Into The Future

OpenStack was first announced three years ago at the OSCON conference in Portland. I remember the first time I heard about the announcement and how it immediately caught my attention. Ever since that day, I have become a strong advocate of the technology. Looking back, I thought that it would...

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

DevOps, PaaS and Everything in Between

This month Amazon announced AWS OpsWorks, which is the result of their acquisition of Peritor and the embedding of its Scalarium platform within AWS. OpsWorks is a new framework for simplifying the deployment of applications on the cloud. Given that Amazon already has a few frameworks automating application deployment, such as...

Dotan Horovits

By Dotan Horovits

AWS Outage - Moving from Multi-Availability-Zone to Multi-Cloud

A couple of days ago Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered a significant outage in their US-EAST-1 region. This has been the 5th major outage in that region in the past 18 months. The outage affected leading services such as Reddit, Netflix, Foursquare and Heroku. How should you architect your cloud-hosted...

Nati Shalom

By Nati Shalom

Lessons From The Heroku Amazon Outage

Earlier this week we experienced the third significant AWS outage in the past 14 months, as reported by Justin Lee in his report Heroku, Pinterest Among Sites Knocked Offline in Amazon Data Center Outage on theWhirr magazine: An Amazon data center in Ashburn, Virginia suffered a power outage at 9:45 p.m. PDT on Thursday,...