This is something new that’s popping up in the industry. Knowingly or unknowingly, we have had a fair share of experience working on multi-cloud infrastructure. Using this thread to gather knowing about multi-cloud. This is a Wiki.
What is multi-cloud infrastructure?
A multi-cloud strategy is the use of two or more cloud computing services. While a multi-cloud deployment can refer to any implementation of multiple software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) cloud offerings, today, it generally refers to a mix of public infrastructure as a service (IaaS) environments, such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
Why multi-cloud works?
- No vendor lock-in
- You get the best out of multiple platforms
- Better disaster recovery
- Polynumbus: Polynimbus is a multi-cloud infrastructure management tool. It allows full lifecycle, fully automatic management of Linux-based cloud instances, using the same syntax and semantics, supporting all important cloud computing vendors:
Who could use multi-cloud
The most profitable ones would be the Global 2000s (Global 2000s are 2000 top companies in the world). They are the ones who are focusing on building technology agnostic stacks, which could run on multi-cloud infrastructure.