The Always ON Blog: Best Practices

Important Takeaways from Best Practices in SaaS Conference

Last Tuesday, 40 attendees from across the cloud, SaaS and DevOps spectrum came together to hear from industry leaders about “Best Practices in SaaS Operations” at Google TLV. . As professionals working in the cloud, hearing from colleagues and professionals offers an opportunity to discuss emerging issues and trends that will shape the future of the industry. The focus of [...]

2018-09-27T12:44:32+03:00April 14, 2015|Best Practices|

What are some of the pitfalls of inadequate monitoring?

 In today’s market, everything has to be as fast as possible. The process of downloading a program and running it is outdated. Instead, users expect instantaneous reactions to their demands. Companies that can’t meet demands and the new requirements of immediate results put their business at risk everyone involved in operations, production and even marketing requires the flexibility to influence application behavior according  to user requests. [...]

2018-09-27T12:44:43+03:00March 22, 2015|Best Practices|

Best Practices in SaaS Conference Takeaways: Considerations in CDN Implementation

 Shalom Carmel, CTO, GlobalDots The concept behind a CDN is to enable caching on of content to improve end user experience. A content delivery network (CDN) is an interconnected system of computers on the Internet that provides Web content rapidly to numerous users by duplicating the content on multiple servers and directing the content to users based on proximity. The [...]

2018-09-27T12:46:30+03:00July 1, 2014|Best Practices|

Best Practices in SaaS Conference Takeaways: Developers are NOT Operations Guys

Ofir Nachmani, Cloud Evangelist at IamonDemand "DevOps" is meant to denote a close collaboration between what were previously purely development roles, purely operations roles, and purely QA roles. Because software needs to be released at an ever-increasing rate, the old "waterfall" develop-test-release cycle is seen as broken. Developers must also take responsibility for the quality of the testing and release environments. [...]

2018-09-27T12:46:44+03:00June 26, 2014|Best Practices|

“Best Practices for SaaS Operation” conference Takeaways: Big Data

Yoav Chernobroda, CTO, Mythings What does it mean to be overwhelmed by big data and what are the business  implications? Big Data refers to the idea that companies can extract value from collecting,  processing and analyzing vast quantities of data.The era of big data is upon us and the challenge is for business is attempting to link  their disparate [...]

2018-09-27T12:46:57+03:00June 23, 2014|Best Practices|

“Best Practices for SaaS Operation” Conference Takeaways: Golden Parameters of Monitoring

 Ariel Pisetzky, VP Information Technology, Taboola  Failure management and performance optimization techniques need scalable and intelligent methods to analyze the large amounts of monitoring data, and to apply smart optimizations to mitigate problems and ensure dynamic resource management in the presence of frequent component failures. At this level of scale, different system components operate at multiple time [...]

2018-09-27T12:47:11+03:00June 22, 2014|Best Practices|

Cloud Service Uptime Management – 5 Key Guidelines

Availability and Uptime Management is one of five components in the ITIL Service Delivery area. It is responsible for ensuring application systems are up and available for use according to the service criticality and the defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Your uptime management team should analyze your online business availability requirements and ensure that optimized, cost-effective contingency plans are put in [...]

2018-09-27T12:48:01+03:00December 10, 2013|Best Practices|