The future of information technology is in the cloud. Your data and applications workloads might end up in a public cloud, private cloud or more likely both, but the advantages of cloud computing are clear, making the migration inevitable.
Hybrid cloud architectures include today’s datacenter and both private and public clouds. Today the datacenter houses the majority of your workloads, but most new workloads will be cloud-first, so the balance of power will quickly shift until datacenters are the lonely realm of legacy holdouts.
That makes it important to ask yourself this question: Does the messaging you rely on in your datacenter today make sense in the cloud?
Enterprise messaging products like IBM MQ and TIBCO EMS were created back when “full stack” mentality was all the rage. They were designed to move messages within a datacenter, mostly between elements of that vendor’s own tool set. They relied on proprietary protocols and made direct optimizations to underlying operating systems, all of which makes them poorly suited to virtualization in the cloud.… Read the rest