The Cloudify Blog
Continuous Deployment with Architecture and Infrastructure Changes Using Cloudify
In our recent release of Cloudify 4.4, we made some really solid improvements and added great new features to make the user experience a breeze. Read about them here. One particular enhancement that is quite significant, especially for production deployments, is the Deployment Update feature, which is a built-in workflow that can be run from
Edge Cloud Service Orchestration with Azure and Azure Stack
Introduction Microsoft has grown its Azure offering by leaps and bounds, especially in the past year. In our previous blog post about our Azure and Azure Stack plugins, we pointed out that Microsoft’s cloud service is seen as a definite number two in public cloud, behind Amazon’s AWS, but is quickly gaining among large enterprises.
Cloudify 4.4 has dropped! Significant security and usability enhancements (and new modular policy management feature preview)
Cloudify 4.4 is here and we’ve got some major security and UX improvements for you! We also have some cool updates regarding our roadmap towards a more modular architecture and configurable closed-loop orchestration. Some of our new features include a new Dry Run capability as well as an Account Lockout mechanism and many more enhancements
Closed loop orchestration (CLO) with Cloudify
This post was originally published on Sebastian’s blog, Orchestrated Things, on June 26, 2018. “…the autonomy to IT systems?” When talking to customers, the idea of closed loop orchestration is popping up quite often. Some customers, especially in telco space are putting a lot of focus on it – mostly in the context of NFV.
VOLTHA, SEBA, OSAM and ONAP with Cloudify for End-to-End Provisioning and Lifecycle Management of Access Devices
Introduction The industry is pushing to make the access world simple with “Access as a service.” Today, each access vendor has its own implementation and many silos exist on dedicated hardware. The motivation is to introduce an access architecture which is open, that potentially runs on commodity servers and whitebox switches, and is based on
TOSCA’s Important Role in the DICE EU H2020 Project
This article was originally posted on the DICE website on June 8, 2018 Within the first open source framework for quality-aware DevOps for Big Data applications – DICE, TOSCA provides the perfect foundation for bridging the world of off-line application modelling and the running instances of this application. Its extensibility enabled automating deployments of complex
Does intent-based networking require rip-and-replace?
Intent-based networking is hitting the headlines lately, mostly due to an intensive marketing campaign by Cisco. Cisco is an absolute behemoth in the networking landscape and we should pay attention to their messages, as sometimes they introduce real game changers like Application-Centric Infrastructure. What is this intent-based networking then? Andrew Lerner from Gartner defines the
Cloudify Service Binding For Kubernetes
This is the third post in a series about exploring the integration of Cloudify with Kubernetes via the Service Catalog feature. The first post explored the foundational concepts and set the stage for a project to develop a service broker for Cloudify. The second post described the architecture of the project, and provided a basic capability to list and provision services from and
Cloudify Plugins Releases: AWSSDK 2.3.3, OpenStack 2.9.2, GCP 1.4.3, Utilities 1.8.0
Below are the latest Cloudify plugin updates: AWSSDK Plugin v2.3.4 v2.3.4 Verifies resources when using use_external_resource. Download the latest release of the Cloudify AWSSDK Plugin, version 2.3.4. For more information, see the changelog, or read the docs. OpenStack Plugin v2.9.2 v2.9.2 Skip stopping hosts that are already in a state Powering Off. Download the latest release of
Orchestration: Taking Automation to the Next Level
Automation and Orchestration Back in 2011, Forbes published an article with the headline, “Now Every Company is a Software Company.” What does that have to do with automation? In the years since the article was published, many businesses have started their DevOps transformation, and with it, automation is now an important—if not critical—aspect to every