Joseph Gulla

Joseph Gulla




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  • High Availability Distributed

    This is the third post in this series on high availability (HA). Initially, I set the stage for HA and last week I wrote about mainframe HA.  In this post, I discuss HA for commonly found distributed systems.

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    Posted: August 17, 2015 |

    Mainframe High Availability

    This is the second post in a series on high availability (HA) and the first to focus on a specific system, namely mainframes. Because of its long history and the deep investments made in so many areas of mainframe computing, it is challenging to write about HA. For this post, I focus on a few keystone ideas to explain it, including HA implementation in hardware and firmware and single- and multi-systems implementations.

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    Posted: August 10, 2015 |

    High Availability Concepts

    This is the first post in a series on high availability (HA). With this first post, I focus on the main ideas and concepts relating to HA. In follow-on posts, I’ll discuss HA in specific environments like mainframe, distributed and cloud. 

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    Posted: August 03, 2015 |

    Challenges Building IT Solutions for Clients

    This is the second of two posts in this series on the approaches and challenges associated with planning, designing and estimating IT solutions for clients. If you are a technical solution architect in an IT department or work for an IT service company then you’re probably in the business of creating IT solutions for your clients. Some solution architects are also involved in the implementation of the solutions that they design and develop.

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    Posted: July 27, 2015 |

    Building IT Solutions for Clients

    This is the first post in a two-part series on the approaches and challenges associated with planning, designing and estimating IT solutions for clients. If you are a technical solution architect in an IT department or you work for an IT service company then you’re probably in the business of creating IT solutions for your clients.

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    Posted: July 20, 2015 |

    ECC Conference—Day 2 at the Event

    The second day at the Enterprise Computing Community (ECC) Conference began with breakfast sponsored by CA Technologies. Having an hour for breakfast was a great opportunity for networking. At 9 a.m. we gathered at the main tent (Nelly Goletti Theatre) for the first Keynote speaker.

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    Posted: July 13, 2015 |

    ECC Conference—Day 1 at the Event

    The first full day at the conference began with registration and breakfast sponsored by NewEra Software. Having an hour for breakfast is a great opportunity for networking. At 9 a.m. we gathered at the main tent (Nelly Goletti Theatre) and were greeted by Roger Norton, dean, Marist College. Norton spoke of the 10-year effort involved in getting us to the 7th Conference and introduced the team of individuals who have been with the Enterprise Computing Community (ECC) since the beginning. They came to the stage for a picture. The dean told us that today the ECC has 1,500 members.

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    Posted: July 06, 2015 |

    ECC Conference: To Improve Education in Large Systems

    This is the first of three posts on the Enterprise Computing Community (ECC) Conference that I attended June 14 to 16  in the mid-Hudson Valley of New York at Marist College. In this first post, I explain the ECC—its beginnings, focus and the structure of the conference that was the group’s seventh annual national event.

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    Posted: June 29, 2015 |

    Linux Today and Tomorrow

    This is the final in a series of blog posts on programming on the Linux platform. In my previous post, I wrote about support that languages like Python and C++ receive from open-source databases; middleware; development environments; and modeling, architecture, quality and lifecycle tools. In this post, I explore acceptance of Linux today and it role in the future of IT.

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    Posted: June 22, 2015 |

    Develop and Deploy Programs on Linux

    This is the third in a series of blog posts on computer languages and the Linux environment. In the previous post I discussed Python, which was the top programming language chosen in a December 2014 poll by the readers of Linux Journal. In this post, I explore the system of software supporting a language like Python.

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    Posted: June 15, 2015 |

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