Our integration with Chef automation has always been a crucial element of Flexiant Concerto. Concerto templates, which can be deployed and autoscaled on any public cloud, are powered by Chef cookbooks. We have examined in previous blogs just how Concerto makes it simple to make the most out of Chef, e.g. Chef Made Easy, How to simplify the interconnection of Chef roles and Chef Simplified: Helpful Tips for Removing Complexity. Chef had a great year in 2015 – let’s a look at what they’ve achieved over those 12 months.
You want to make sure your application is able to scale to meet unpredictable workload demand. Naturally, the cloud is the right place for your application. There you can easily create all the pieces required to build a scalable application – application servers and load balancers to control how traffic is distributed across them and database servers configured to accommodate different reads and writes, cache servers; and so on.