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Putting Together a Hybrid Cloud Strategy: Challenges & Common Mistakes

By VertitechIT

29. To the end user, the myriad processes happening behind the scenes should appear as a single, seamless application. “Typically, people think of hybrid clouds as some combination of different cloud environments – say, two public clouds like Amazon.com AWS and Microsoft Azure – or perhaps a public/private cloud or cloud/on-premises combination – or a mix of any of these options with managed hosting offerings like Rackspace’s.

“Applications that run in such hybrid clouds, therefore, consist of disparate workloads running in separate environments, and furthermore, those workloads may move from one environment to another for several different reasons, including application deployment, load balancing, disaster recovery, or price arbitrage, among others.

“From the end-user perspective, however, this whole mess should appear as a single collaborative application – and furthermore, must perform just as well as an app running in a single environment. And therein lies the session management challenge.” – Jason Bloomberg, Rackspace: Untangling Knotty Hybrid Cloud Challenges With Vizru Low-Code Platform, Forbes; Twitter: @TheEbizWizard

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).