December 2, 2019

5 Cloud & Container Management Challenges You Need to Address Today

Cloud & Containers: Thinking in Real Time Cloud computing has transformed how enterprises think about infrastructure. A decade ago, IT professionals had to make server projections months or years in advance, deciding on the types of servers they’d need. That would in turn be largely determined by the services required for their business needs and …

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October 28, 2019

Commentary on Forrester’s Q4 2020 Cloud Cost Management and Optimization Report

Densify is pleased to have been included in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Cost Management And Optimization, Q4 2020 report. We do, however, believe that the evaluation was too summarized to truly illuminate the strengths and limitations of each vendor based on the specific needs of an enterprise. For example, if you dive into the companion …

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March 7, 2019

Make the Most of AWS Auto Scaling

How to Configure Your Auto Scaling Groups to Maximize Performance & Minimize Costs Provisioning traditional data centers to support web and mobile apps was once a no-win situation. You could architect the data center to handle peak loads—and pay for unnecessary resources when usage levels fell back to normal. Or, you could support average daily …

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March 5, 2019

How to Ensure Your Kubernetes Containers Have Optimal Resources

Containers are Efficient—Now, Make Them Even Better Getting software to run in multiple environments used to be a major hassle. You’d have to write different versions to support each operating system. Even then, you could run into trouble when moving an app if the software environments, network topologies, security policies, or storage weren’t identical. Containers …

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October 16, 2018

How to Increase Cloud Resource Utilization with Automation

Psst! Your Cloud Utilization Sucks! Why Automation is Critical to Cloud Optimization Nothing personal, but your cloud utilization sucks. Of course, so does everyone else’s. Trying to manually select the perfect EC2 instance type (or similar for clouds other than AWS) is impossible. There are many different permutations to consider. Application demands change based on …

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September 11, 2018

When Selecting Cloud Instances is Mission: Impossible, Machine Learning is Your Secret Weapon

Good afternoon, TechOps. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to select the optimal cloud instance to meet the needs of every application hosted in your public cloud. Good luck. This message will self-destruct in five seconds. No one said IT Operations would be easy. With responsibility for maintaining the uptime and performance …

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August 24, 2018

Amazon EC2 T3 Instances: Selecting Best-Match Workloads for AWS T3s

What Are The Advantages of Amazon T3 Instances?How to Determine When T3s are Right for Your AWS Workloads Amazon Web Services (AWS) has introduced Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) T3—burstable, general-purpose instances that are available across twelve regions. AWS EC2 T3 instances offer a balance of compute, memory, and network resources, and are designed to …

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