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iApps is a user-customizable framework for deploying applications that enables you to templatize sets of functionality on your F5 gear. Automate the process of adding virtual servers or build a custom iApp to manage your iRules inventory. Your options are too many to count.

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Lori MacVittie
Updated 1 month ago by Lori MacVittie

If you hadn’t seen (and you might not have, it was a developer kind of thing after all) there was a big uproar caused by the removal of 11 lines of JavaScript from the popular NPM repository. You can read more about it but the TL;DR is this: dude...

Nathan Pearce
Updated 1 month ago by Nathan Pearce
5 out of 5 stars

I’ve had a number of conversations about Norman Doors over the last few weeks. So, what’s a Norman Door? Ever tried to open a door by pulling it instead of pushing? It was probably because the door had a handle on it, which we naturally associate...

Fred Slater
Updated 2 months ago by Fred Slater
5 out of 5 stars

Understanding iApps iApps are powerful tools.  Used by roughly one third of all F5 customers, they perform input validation and apply complex business logic for configuring a wide variety of applications.   They hide complexity,...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 2 months ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

Scaling things seems like such a simple task, doesn’t it? Open a new checkout line. Call a new teller to the front. Hire another person.  But under the covers in technology land, where networking standards rule the roost, it really isn’t as...

Robert Haynes
Updated 2 months ago by Robert Haynes

In my last (horribly misspelled in earlier versions) blog post on this subject we looked at how to deploy a new application service from an iApp template using an iControl REST API call. So far so good. Now I want to update this application...

Robert Haynes
Updated 3 months ago by Robert Haynes
5 out of 5 stars

I’ve talked before about the value of Application Policies (AKA Service Templates, AKA iApp Templates). So has my esteemed colleague Nathan Pearce. We think they are pretty important, especially if you’re looking to deploy complex application...

koenning
Updated 3 months ago by koenning
4.5 out of 5 stars

Here at F5’s Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) team we constantly think out of the box. Well, mostly, there are no boxes at all.  I say mostly, as when looking at Software Defined Networking (SDN) switches and our programmable TMOS...

F5Kashyap
Updated 3 months ago by F5Kashyap

Want to address problems associated with identity federation deployment for SaaS and on-premise applications? Check out How F5 Access Policy Manager solution can help you achieve that here.

Justin Venezia
Updated 4 months ago by Justin Venezia
5 out of 5 stars

VMware’s Horizon Security Server and Access Point provides secure access to sessions over an unsecured WAN and/or Internet connection. Typically, the Security Server/Access Point is placed within an organization’s DMZ. F5 BIG-IP Access Policy...

Nathan Pearce
Updated 4 months ago by Nathan Pearce

Demand for faster time-to-market, for new applications and services, is changing the way entire systems are deployed. No longer will organizations tolerate lengthy delays in the release of revenue generating or productivity improving solutions....

Nathan Pearce
Updated 1 month ago by Nathan Pearce
5 out of 5 stars

I’ve had a number of conversations about Norman Doors over the last few weeks. So, what’s a Norman Door? Ever tried to open a door by pulling it instead of pushing? It was probably because the door had a handle on it, which we naturally associate...

Fred Slater
Updated 2 months ago by Fred Slater
5 out of 5 stars

Understanding iApps iApps are powerful tools.  Used by roughly one third of all F5 customers, they perform input validation and apply complex business logic for configuring a wide variety of applications.   They hide complexity,...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 2 months ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

Scaling things seems like such a simple task, doesn’t it? Open a new checkout line. Call a new teller to the front. Hire another person.  But under the covers in technology land, where networking standards rule the roost, it really isn’t as...

Robert Haynes
Updated 3 months ago by Robert Haynes
5 out of 5 stars

I’ve talked before about the value of Application Policies (AKA Service Templates, AKA iApp Templates). So has my esteemed colleague Nathan Pearce. We think they are pretty important, especially if you’re looking to deploy complex application...

Justin Venezia
Updated 4 months ago by Justin Venezia
5 out of 5 stars

VMware’s Horizon Security Server and Access Point provides secure access to sessions over an unsecured WAN and/or Internet connection. Typically, the Security Server/Access Point is placed within an organization’s DMZ. F5 BIG-IP Access Policy...

Paul Pindell
Updated 4 months ago by Paul Pindell
5 out of 5 stars

Welcome to the second post in my series about realizing the benefits of using F5 technology with hyper-converged infrastructure such as the Nutanix hyper-converged platform. Last month, I walked you through the simple process of installing BIG-IP...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 5 months ago by Lori MacVittie

There are three things today that an application needs to survive in today’s demanding world: scale, security, and performance. It is for both reasons of scale and performance that memcached has become such a popular solution in modern...

ChrisMutzel
Updated 5 months ago by ChrisMutzel
5 out of 5 stars

Examples of the use of iControlREST for device and application service provisioning. In particular, we describe example workflows, and we dive into the management of iApp services and templates using iCR.

Lori MacVittie
Updated 5 months ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

I spent a lot of time waxing theoretical about how you can do this and that and the other thing (yes, THAT thing) using one of the many faces of F5 programmability. There’s our SOAP and REST API – iControl – and our smart templates, iApps, and o...

Nathan Pearce
Updated 9/29/2015 by Nathan Pearce

Orchestration is key to achieving reduced time-to-value. What is this "time to value"? In technology speak, its the measurement of time for a system or resource to be made available to its intended audience. This system might generate...

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