Private Cloud Orchestration: A Cog in the Wheel Part 2
Don’t Stop Believin’
Those of us who are frighteningly optimistic know that “challenge” and “opportunity” are synonyms. In this case, how do we address this abrupt handoff of the work of an private cloud orchestration engine to the infrastructure? First, we have to stop treating cloud orchestration and management as two separate processes because they really are not. The control of a workload lifecycle, from orchestration to decommission, is one continuous process. Granted there are a huge number of factors that contribute, but the goal of this concerted effort is to deliver a service. We need to think this way if we are going to marry the orchestration process with provisioning and management.
Furthermore, this endeavor must be holistic. In order for a self-service organization to be successful, the walls between the aforementioned IT teams must cease to exist. After all, what good is capacity if we cannot manage it? What good is flash storage if we do not have…
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