A not entirely fair comparison between alpha-release Google Cloud Functions and mature AWS Lambda: My insights into the game-changing future of serverless clouds. Serverless computing lands on Google Cloud: Welcome to Google Cloud Functions Update: The open beta of Google Cloud Functions was launched in March 2017. The comparison table has been updated accordingly. The alpha..
Sometimes, we need to execute scheduled tasks with a time/event based approach and we need to have enough capacity to complete these tasks quickly, without affecting other running services and in a way that is also cost effective. For developers, one of the biggest benefits of cloud computing is the ability to run their own code,..
Maybe you’ve heard all the buzz about serverless technology? It offers the promise of never again spending time on webserver configuration, meddling with permissions, just the pure joy of developing your web app and leaving all the heavy lifting to your cloud vendor. Pretty cool, eh? However, you’re not ready to forsake the blissful ergonomy..
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..
Our second quarter got off to a spectacular start, down under, at AWS Summit Sydney. We had the great pleasure of starting off our visit by hosting the AWS Partner Summit Sydney, where we were able to engage with other sponsors, like ScienceLogic, TrendMicro, NetApp, CHEF, and Splunk, as well as AWS Partner Network members…
AWS Device Farm is a testing service for mobile app developers using Android, iOS, or Amazon Fire OS apps. Announced at the regional AWS Summit in New York City in July 2015, AWS Device Farm allows developers to simultaneously test applications on a wide range of devices including smartphones, tablets and more, in the cloud…
Whether you are a developer or a system administrator, you will have to manage the issue of sharing “secrets” or secure information. In this context, a secret is any sensitive information that should be protected. For example, if lost or stolen, your passwords, database credentials, or cloud provider keys could damage your business. Safe storage and sharing..
We are proud of our partnership with Amazon Web Services and today, we are thrilled to share that we will be one of the sponsors at next week’s AWS Summit Sydney, April 5-6, 2017. In addition, we are also sponsoring the AWS Partner Summit on April 4, 2017. We will be at booth S20, please..
One of the key takeaways from what we learned about how enterprises are using Cloud Academy is that it is a multi-cloud world. We are seeing more and more large enterprises going multi-cloud, and our mission is to give them the right training to help their teams build solutions in the cloud, on several vendors. In..
When it comes to building and configuring IT infrastructure, especially across dozens or even thousands of servers, developers need tools that automate and streamline this process. Enter Puppet. Released in 2005, Puppet is one of the leading DevOps tools for automating delivery and operation of software “no matter where it runs.” In our new course,..