Moving into cyber security role, has got it’s ups and downs and brings along quite bit of learning. A few days back sitting in a meeting and discussing security aspects of a system, Threat management came across quite a number of times and raised some questions, even from seasoned software architects; what is threat management? what it has to do with my solution architecture? So I got learning and putting my thoughts on paper.
What is role of an IT Architect?
Usually when we think of Information technology architecture, we think about UML diagrams, patterns and practices, reference architectures, technology transformations, and lot more technical stuff.
What teams think of Architects?
…and here is the last day of the year 2015. As the year comes to close, it is time to reflect on what has transpired during the year.
Every now and then, we, the people in IT field keep on hearing stuff about the next big thing or the latest buzzword. Be it Analytics, Big Data, Cloud and more recently Internet of Things (IoT). Every year or two, new buzzwords come up and start defining the timelines.
Truely, things are moving at speed of light and innovation is happening at break-neck speed. Things are getting connected. More and more data is being generated with each passing day. More and more sensors are getting affordable and getting placed everywhere and keep track of our life.
In my last post about the cloud, I had left out a question discussing about scalability and elasticity. During my discussions and reading about cloud and learning more about it, I was always confused about the words “Scalability” and “Elasticity” in context of cloud. Most of the times, I had found these are being used interchangeably.
But what we need to understand is that Scalability IS NOT Elasticity. Now what do you mean by that? Let’s start by examining what are the meanings of these words.