Deployment diagrams for network security – fix this

A while back, I introduced my take on deployment diagrams for cloud and devops infrastructure. Some of the big points there are: it starts with intuitive drawings. Many people draw these things in similar ways, even without them having formal training. In fact, formal training in architecture diagrams will not necessarily make those drawings easier […]

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SaaS security checklist – three points to get you started

The security of your SaaS cloud solutions starts with the review of three major areas. Practically all companies are using SaaS providers in one way or another. SaaS includes Services such as Trello for project management, Microsoft 365, and e.g. specialized solutions for marketing intelligence services. The sky is the limit. Most companies using are […]

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Deployment diagrams for the cloud-native age

Deployment is everything that happens between writing software and actually using that software by its intended users. And as we get more software and more users, deployment becomes more complex. Why deployment diagrams? Deployment diagrams are a great technique for communicating about important decisions in deploying software. Decisions such as who is going to do […]

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Learning to Secure Cloud Adoption, is this about you?

If you are interested in improving the skills you have for leading your company’s secure cloud adoption, read on. And maybe you are also interested in leading your team in this role. In any case, I need your feedback. Is this you? About you Many people that come to my cloud training are involved in […]

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A Small Tutorial Example of Cloud Native Development

Cloud-native software development enables new practices. But it also requires them. It is a new level of working. However, putting all these new practices together requires integrating a lot of pieces. To illustrate this new approach, I have started to develop a minimal application. Although minimal, I run it in production. Its basic function is […]

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Turning the IT-value chain upside down

Cloud computing will turn the IT-value chain upside down. That will lead to dramatic changes in the way hardware and software is being marketed and managed. These changes will be most profound for IT departments and value added resellers (VARs), but computer manufacturers will feel the heat too. To illustrate this point we can take […]

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