Most mobile developers working on an app are likely to encounter a common problem: how to write backend services. Achieving a solid architecture that allows the service to scale correctly (with minimal downtime) requires solid knowledge in backend technologies. Without it, you’re likely to waste a lot of time and money. Mobile backend as a..
Why Azure? Microsoft’s Brandon Middleton talks big data, PaaS, and what’s next for the cloud – Part 2
We recently hosted a webinar with Microsoft’s Brandon Middleton to talk about the benefits of the Azure platform. Today, we’ll be sharing part two of our conversation with Brandon and Cloud Academy’s Ben Lambert, where we’ll be talking about big data, PaaS, single sign-on, the maturity of the Azure platform, and more. How does Azure..
At present, most backends/APIs are dominated by a REST architecture, which allows us to create and access data in a structured manner. This approach has solved a lot of the issues that we previously faced regarding routes, resources, naming conventions, accessibility, etc. But this is 2017, and data is not requested from a single client or..
The phrase machine learning seems to appear alongside every new technology or service. Despite its popularity, many people still don’t understand exactly what machine learning means, nor how to make practical use of it. Today, we will explain the basics of machine learning, what is Amazon machine learning and how you can use it to..
Moving to the cloud offers businesses many advantages over managing their own infrastructure. Cost savings is the primary benefit for companies that make the leap to the cloud. However, there are still many opportunities for cutting costs even after the initial migration. If unchecked, these missed opportunities could silently be costing your business money that..
Microsoft launches Azure IoT technical training: We are happy to share that we are part of the Microsoft Azure Technical Training program, which was highlighted yesterday at Microsoft Build 2017 in Seattle. The program provides online training content to help get developers up to speed developing apps on the Azure Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Microsoft will..
Today, we’ll be sharing excerpts from our webinar with Brandon Middleton from Microsoft. As a solution sales professional, Brandon spends most of his time talking with customers in the San Francisco Bay area about Azure, and often about topics like the cloud and security. In this interview, Cloud Academy’s Ben Lambert will be talking with..
In mid-April, we hosted the first Cloud Academy “office hours” webinar. This was intended to be an open Q&A session for all things cloud computing that would allow us to address some of your most common questions and topics, from the general Cloud to Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, and more. In all, we received 37 questions! (Thanks to everyone..
With the ever increasing and expanding service catalog being developed by the engineers at AWS, it’s easy to get confused when it comes to understanding which AWS Compute service you need and which service you should be using for your deployments. Which service offers me the quickest deployment?” or “Which service offers the best managed solution?”or..