These resources provide architectural guidance and best practices for building highly scalable and reliable applications in on Lumen's Hybrid IT Delivery Platform.
Lumen Cloud Network Services is the suite of network connectivity options provided by Lumen. This guide provides a reference architecture about available services, including MPLS, NAS and virtual route forwarding.
The Lumen Cloud is built from the ground up to enable services deployed in any of our data centers to be fault tolerant and highly available. Every aspect of the infrastructure is built with local failure in mind. This overview highlights key pieces of the infrastructure and design around fault tolerance.
AlwaysOn is a feature in SQL Server 2012 and 2014 that offers flexible and cost-efficient high availability and disaster recovery. It provides automatic recovery from failures, potentially reducing the risk for data loss, while avoiding downtime. This overview highlights the advantages of AlwaysOn with details on how to configure this feature on Microsoft SQL server databases.
Using Lumen Cloud's object storage allows your data to be stored in a secure, highly available and cost effective manner. Objects of any data type can be stored and accessed easily, and with multiple copies across data centers your data will be better protected from data loss. This overview highlights some of the use cases for Object Storage.
Lumen Cloud supports the use of Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), which allows customers to use their own identity management system to authenticate users of the Lumen Cloud Control Portal. This reference architecture overview illustrates the steps in the SAML flow for user authentication.
Highly available and scalable web applications are easily configurable on the Lumen Cloud. Powerful features provide a scalable, secure, and flexible infrastructure platform that is essential for meeting the demanding needs of the enterprise. Lumen Cloud allows for automatic scale up and scale down policies that maximize web application performance and reduces cost and complexity.