Managing virtual networks with Operational Insight

One of the values that must be evaluated in cloud solutions is management. The application lifecycle is a long period (years) divided in phases. In a dev book, we tend to talk about development or deployment phases, which we consider to be just the first part of an application's lifecycle. However, they are just the smallest part of an application's lifecycle. The longest period is production. Every phase is subject to costs:

  • Acquisition cost: It contains the following subcosts:
    • Infrastructure cost
    • Development cost
    • Deployment cost
  • Production cost: It comprises the following expenditures:
    • Management cost
    • Maintenance cost
    • New development cost
  • Dismiss or migration cost

One of the biggest mistakes that can ...

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