Building a Hybrid Functional Reference Architecture – Part 7 – Service Usage

In the last podcast we described how to provision a service and how the automation enabled the set-up, change and shut-down of a service instance. Let's now look at how the service instance can actually be used by the user and what happens in the background to enable monitoring and metering of the service. There …

Introducing a Hybrid Management Functional Reference Architecture

In 2013 a small cross HP team created version 5 of the HP Cloud Functional Reference Architecture. Unfortunately the original blog describing this architecture is no longer online, so I re-published it for your reference here. This work actually led some of us to further describe how a service should be managed across its lifecycle. …