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Ditching Docker Compose for Kubernetes

When developing locally I usually incorporate Docker Compose into my local development workflow: Bringing up supporting containers needed to run databases, reverse proxies, other applications, or just to see how the container I’m developing works. Given that Docker Desktop comes with a single node Kubernetes (K8s) cluster

Legacy Modernization

Legacy Modernization: Time to Switch IT Up

The business case for legacy modernization could be summed up in one sentence: You’re never going to run a successful business in the twenty-first century by depending upon twentieth-century IT. By the mid to late 1990s, for instance, many organizations realized they needed to make

Microservices vs Monolith

What’s the Difference? Your years of hard work has finally started paying off well and your company is incessantly booking profit margins and getting well-acclaimed clients from far and wide. But as it has been rightly said, ‘With great power comes even greater responsibility’, you

What Are Microservices?

There are many architectures which can be followed to develop the required software system. Picking up the right one is the key. Microservices are one of the software development techniques used to develop complex software systems. Of course, the word “complex” can be subjective. Here

5 Commonly Used Cloud-Native Technologies for Applications

The world has shifted towards fast-paced mobile applications, it became necessary for the IT industry to adopt a similar stance in the services and products they develop. An example of such a paradigm shift is the rise of cloud-based technologies and services. Cloud technologies have

Are Containers Essential for Cloud-Native Apps?

Containers are a crucial entity in a cloud-based architecture. They promote portability, scalability, and are easy to deploy. Google alone deploys 2 billion containers in a week for its global services like Gmail and YouTube. Many small and big enterprises are seen deploying containers in

Is Your Infrastructure Ready For Cloud-Native Apps?

The world today has gone beyond working on software development based on commonly available physical software stored in computers or servers. The way cloud computing has changed business applications has made things way easier for enterprises. Cloud computing has a lot to offer in the

Difference Between Cloud-Native, Cloud-Based, and Cloud-Enabled Development

Introduction Establishing a stable business requires resources which can accelerate the foundation and enable its smooth functioning even in complex situations. Enterprises prefer alternatives which can retaliate mediocrity and encourage professionalism in their business. Cloud computing brings on the services and resources that big enterprises

When Should You Modernize Legacy Software?

Knowing when to modernize applications is a critical decision for business makers. Software modernization is, after all, an expensive process. Knowing what to modernize, when and how are critical factors for maximizing your return-on-investment (ROI) and avoiding waste. In our experience, there are… Four primary

The Top 5 Benefits of Modernizing Legacy Systems in Your Company

Modernizing legacy systems is a hot topic. Businesses are gravitating towards modernization as a possible investment to their systems, especially as they’re struggling with legacy platforms. The benefits of modernization are often viewed through one of two lenses: operational improvement or competitive differentiation. Let’s further

Essential Tools and Methods for Legacy Application Modernization

We talked about cloud-readiness assessments and the benefits of modernizing legacy systems, but what are the essential tools and methods for modernizing legacy applications? 4 Ways to Implement a Legacy Application Modernization 1. Re-Hosting One of the most popular methods we see is re-hosting (aka

How to Improve Legacy Systems

What is a Legacy System? Now, when we say ‘legacy system’, the first question is, “What really is a legacy system?” A big mistake we tend to make is assuming that a “legacy” system is 10, 15 or 25 years old. But what if I

5 Key Strategies for Application Modernization

Large enterprise organizations have multiple business-critical applications. Their IT teams and budgets are typically tied up maintaining these legacy systems, and as a result, the resources remaining to innovate or modernize are often very limited.

How to Modernize Applications

It is no secret that companies across all industries are turning towards the cloud to run their IT workloads. 83% of enterprise workloads are predicted to be in the cloud by 2020. Disrupting technologies are forcing technology leaders to engage in new strategies in order to survive.

What Does Application Modernization Mean

Digital transformation. It’s the buzzword that’s on the mind of every technology professional as companies across all industries look to modernize their tech habits, because in this increasingly digitized world, every company is a tech company.

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Reducing the Risk of Innovation

When it comes to launching a new product or service, risk management is paramount. We work with our clients to minimize expenses and the resources consumed so that risk can be properly managed. But, that’s not the only concern when it comes to new product development. The other major question we’re constantly asking clients and ourselves is, “are we building the right thing?” That’s where a “Lean Startup” methodology comes in.

Architech’s IoT Location Analyzer

With the number of connected devices around the world forecasted to reach 50 billion in 2020, businesses without the intention to implement IoT will be at a significant loss. The world of IoT is vast, and it’s easy to become lost in which data sources to focus on and how to ensure that you have the right strategy for your business. Architech’s two week proof of concept (POC) will help you understand how IoT works with your business, and create a custom solution.

Work This Way: Open Source Technologies & Enterprise

When making the decision to embrace Open Source Technologies for Enterprise, it’s critical for organizations to understand how these technologies can benefit them by creating a balance of freedom, collaboration, flexibility, and speed to market required for success.

FinTech, Open Source & The Cloud

When a leading Canadian financial institution challenged Architech to roll out a new web architecture that would provide a unique customer experience to a diverse set of clients, the gauntlet was thrown down.