10 Steps to Cloud Happiness (Intro)
This brief introduction sets the stage for a journey into app development in the cloud. The plan is to start with nothing and end with a full app delivery platform.
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No matter how many steps there are, it's always a journey.
There's always ups and downs in any journey as you traverse the path you've chosen.
This is no more true for a walk to the top of a ridge line than for your digital journey into the cloud. As an application developer, or as an operations specialist, you have to wonder how to get from zero to that plateau of cloud happiness.
Let's take a closer look at an easy 10-step program to get you up and running your own application delivery platform in the cloud, even though it's going to be a local experience. This first article will lay out the 10 steps with subsequent articles presenting each step in detail. You'll be able to follow along as your happiness grows with each following article.
10 Steps to Happiness
Gather round as we traverse the 10 steps to AppDev in the Cloud happiness!
The program here takes you from nothing at all on your local machine to the full application delivery platform using open technologies such as JBoss middleware, containers, an open PaaS, and more. Without further delay, these are the 10 steps:
- Get a Cloud
- Use a Service Catalog
- Add on Cloud Operations
- Container-based Business Logic
- Container-based Process Improvement
- Human Resource Examples
- Retail Online Web Shop
- Online Travel Bookings
- Financial Services Examples
- Agile Cloud Service Integration
So stay tuned, this list will be tackled one-by-one over the coming weeks and months to provide you with a clear and steady direction towards your very own application delivery in the cloud happiness.
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