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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: The Wired and Headless Raspberry Pi

I wanted to demo a Raspberry Pi 3 project at a location without a 120-volt outlet. No problem, just plug the Pi into a USB cell-phone brick and we’re …

Raspberry Pi

Building a GPU workstation for visual effects with AWS | Amazon Web Services

<i>Contributed by Mike Owen, Solutions Architect, AWS Thinkbox</i><p>The elasticity, scalability, and cost effectiveness of the cloud value proposition is …

Cloud Computing

Powering HIPAA-compliant workloads using AWS Serverless technologies | Amazon Web Services

<i>This post courtesy of Mayank Thakkar, AWS Senior Solutions Architect</i><p>Serverless computing refers to an architecture discipline that allows you to …

Cloud Computing

Maintaining Transport Layer Security all the way to your container part 2: Using AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority | Amazon Web Services

<i>This post contributed by AWS Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect Anabell St Vincent and AWS Solutions Architect Alex Kimber.</i><p>The previous post, …

Cloud Computing

Istio 1.0: Come for Traffic Routing, Stay for Distributed Tracing

While first-time users may be drawn to the Istio service mesh initially for the headaches it removes in traffic routing, they may later be pleased at …

Red Hat

Introducing Docker Application Guides

In April of 2017 we announced the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program at Docker. The goal of MTA is to take the vast back catalogs of …

DevOps

Analyzing CloudTrail with Athena

Which IAM users have been active within your AWS account within the last 30 days? Are all of the 999 IAM roles still in use, or can you remove some …

Cloud Computing

Parity Check: Serverless Moves from Beta to Business Use

The serverless community has definitively moved from free-time experimentation to professional usage. Compared to its last year’s survey, Serverless …

DevOps

This Week in Programming: Google’s Golang Heads for the Cloud

Once upon a time, the mention of the cloud would elicit a groan from the more technically apt. Rather than living up to its potential, the “cloud,” …

DevOps

Orchestrating production

Happy Birthday Kubernetes! In the short three years that Kubernetes has been around, it has become the industry standard for orchestration of …

Understanding AWS Cognito User and Identity Pools for Serverless Apps

Jake BennettJake Bennett is CTO at POP, a Seattle-based digital agency. Amazon Cognito is Amazon Web Services’ service for managing user …

Miniservices as a Realistic Alternative to Microservices

There’s no doubt that microservices is one of the hottest trends in modern software development. Everyone loves to tout they’re using it but are they …

Service Mesh and the Promise of Istio

At this year’s DockerCon 2018, the concept of the service mesh was a hot topic. The service mesh, as embodied by software such as Istio, came up in …

AWS Fargate: The Beginning of the End for Infrastructure Management

We’ve heard the promises for years — reduce your costs, improve your scalability, and remove the burden of managing infrastructure by moving to the …

Introducing Dev Spaces for AKS

Today I’m excited to announce the public preview of Dev Spaces for Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS), an easy way to build and debug applications for …

Easy-going AWS CloudFormation: cfn-modules

Today, we release a new open source project to make your CloudFormation live easier. We promise easy-going CloudFormation with cfn-modules. Our …

Rich Social Sharing with single page applications hosted on S3 and delivered via CloudFront

You undoubtedly heard about single page applications (SPA) written with frameworks like Angular or React. One of the benefits of this approach is the …

Introducing dotmesh and dothub: bringing data into the circle of control. News and Insights. dotmesh.

We’ve all suffered the tremendous pain that can be caused by lack of control over data - like when a change passes CI but blows up in production …

DevOps

The emerging big data architectural pattern

Why lambda?<p>Lambda architecture is a popular pattern in building Big Data pipelines. It is designed to handle massive quantities of data by taking …

Extending AWS CodeBuild with Custom Build Environments for the .NET Framework | Amazon Web Services

Thanks to Greg Eppel, Sr. Solutions Architect, Microsoft Platform for this great blog that describes how to create a custom CodeBuild build …

Blue

Azure Traffic Manager, Azure’s DNS based load balancing solution, is used by customers for a wide variety of use cases including routing a global …

Introducing the Data Studio Community Connector Codelab

<i>Posted by Minhaz Kazi, Developer Advocate, Google Data Studio</i> Data Studio is Google's free next gen business intelligence and data visualization …

Analytics

Displaying the Weather With Serverless and Colors

I like to jog. Sometimes it’s cold out. Sometimes it’s cold out, but it <b>looks</b> like it isn’t. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping. Then you step …

Home Automation

Implement continuous integration and delivery of serverless AWS Glue ETL applications using AWS Developer Tools | Amazon Web Services

AWS Glue is an increasingly popular way to develop serverless ETL (extract, transform, and load) applications for big data and data lake workloads. …

Cloud Computing

Behind the scenes of the EC2 network performance benchmark

What is the maximum network throughput you can expect from an EC2 instance of type t2.large? How much does the network performance increase when …

Databases

Developers favoring AWS, Microsoft Azure for cloud IoT platforms

An Eclipse Foundation IoT develoepr survey reveails how AWS and Microsoft are widening an early IoT lead potentially at the expense of Google Cloud …

Google Cloud Platform

Azure Backup now supports storage accounts secured with Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

We are happy to announce the Azure IaaS VM backup support for network restricted storage accounts. With storage firewalls and Virtual Networks, you …

Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB: NoSQL data access on Azure

We are pleased to announce that Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB is now available to provide essential Spring Data support for Azure Cosmos DB using SQL …

Using AWS Lambda and Amazon Comprehend for sentiment analysis | Amazon Web Services

<i>This post courtesy of Giedrius Praspaliauskas, AWS Solutions Architect</i><p>Even with best IVR systems, customers get frustrated. What if you knew that 10 …

How to build a Serverless API with Go and AWS Lambda

Earlier this year AWS announced that their Lambda service would now be providing first-class support for the Go language, which is a great step …

Cloud Computing