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Google Cloud Endpoints now generally available: a fast, scalable API gateway

article<p>en_US<p>https://cloudplatform.googleblog.com/2017/02/Google-Cloud-Endpoints-now-GA-a-fast-scalable-API-gateway.html<p>Google Cloud Platform …

DevOps

Sitecore Cognitive Services

For a few years now I've been working to raise awareness how machine learning could be used with Sitecore to make web applications a much more …

Machine Learning

More Ways to Fail: Six Challenges Every Organization Will Face Implementing Microservices

Susan Fowler-Rigetti at the Microservices Practitioner Summit in San Francisco<p>There are six issues that every organization will run into when …

Announcing Azure Network Watcher – Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics Service for Azure

Have you ever felt the need to diagnose a critical problem and you needed access to packet data from a virtual machine? What if you could capture the …

Cloud Computing

Announcing new Azure Functions capabilities to accelerate development of serverless applications

Ever since the introduction of Azure Functions, we have seen customers build interesting and impactful solutions using it. The serverless …

DevOps

16 Features to Look for Before Choosing a Bot Platform

There are a plethora of bot platforms available on the internet. In fact, every few days there is a new framework getting introduced and it is …

The Microservices Hierarchy of Needs

Devised by psychologist Albert Maslow, the <b>Hierarchy of Needs</b> is a psychological theory to explain human motivation, comprising of multitier model of …

DevOps

Apache Kafka: A Primer

Apache Kafka is fast becoming the preferred messaging infrastructure for dealing with contemporary, data-centric workloads such as Internet of …

Software

Apache Kafka: The Cornerstone of an Internet-of-Things Data Platform

When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), many developers think in terms of microcontrollers, system-on-chip boards, single-board computers, …

Internet of Things

Introducing Docker Secrets Management - Docker Blog

Containers are changing how we view apps and infrastructure. Whether the code inside containers is big or small, container architecture introduces a …

DevOps

Automating Azure Analysis Services processing with Azure Functions

In this post, we’ll walk through a simple example on how you can setup Azure Functions to process Azure Analysis Services tables.<p>Azure functions are …

Databases

Ionic Apps with AWS Mobile App Backend

<i>Bryan Segale is a specialist in mobile testing and test automation for AWS Mobile. This post was co-authored by Leo Drakopoulos and Sean Senior, AWS</i> …

Amazon Web Services

Part 2 of Thinking Serverless —  Platform Level Issues 

<i>This is a guest repost by Ken Fromm, a 3x tech co-founder — Vivid Studios, Loomia, and Iron.io. Here's Part 1.</i><p>Job processing at scale at high …

Distributed Systems

Announcing custom domain HTTPS support with Azure CDN

We are very excited to let you know that this feature is now available with Azure CDN from Verizon. The end-to-end workflow to enable HTTPS for your …

Databases

Common workloads on Azure Service Fabric

I recently finished reading Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric. I think it’s the best resource for anything on Service Fabric. I particularly …

Big Data

Part 1 of Thinking Serverless — How New Approaches Address Modern Data Processing Needs 

<i>This is a guest repost by Ken Fromm, a 3x tech co-founder — Vivid Studios, Loomia, and Iron.io.</i><p>First I should mention that of course there are …

DevOps

Context: What Do ‘Normal Microservices’ Look Like?

There is no “normal” for a microservices environment. And if a groundbreaking November 2016 white paper [PDF], produced by a team of six researchers …

DevOps

How Oracle is Preparing Enterprises for the Microservices Revolution

When searching for platform service or software service to help scale operations, technical managers often find themselves having to determine if …

Cloud Computing

An Architectural View of Apache OpenWhisk

An open source project driven by IBM and Adobe, Apache OpenWhisk is a robust Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform that can be deployed in the cloud …

DevOps

AWS Step Functions Fluent Java API | AWS Developer Blog

AWS Step Functions, a new service that launched at re:Invent 2016, makes it easier to build complex, distributed applications in the cloud. Using …

JavaScript

Resize Images on the Fly with Amazon S3, AWS Lambda, and Amazon API Gateway | AWS Compute Blog

<b>John Pignata, Solutions Architect</b><p>With the explosion of device types used to access the Internet with different capabilities, screen sizes, and …

Amazon Web Services

AWS Velocity Series: Set the assembly line up

Most of our clients use AWS to reduce time-to-market following an agile approach. But AWS is only one part of the solution. In this article series, I …

DevOps

SLOs, SLIs, SLAs, oh my - CRE life lessons

By AJ Ross, Matt Brown and Adrian Hilton, Customer Reliability Engineers, and Dave Rensin, Director of Customer Reliability Engineering L...

Distributed Systems

Netflix’s Open Source Orchestrator, Conductor, May Prove the Limits of Ordinary Scalability

How many times has this happened to you? You’re minding your own business one day, running your international delivery system for high-definition …

DevOps

SQL Database Query Editor available in Azure Portal

We are excited to announce the availability of an in-browser query tool that provides you an efficient way to execute queries on your Azure SQL …

Databases

Hands-on: Create Your First Serverless Application in Apache OpenWhisk

An open source serverless platform from IBM, OpenWhisk is available in two modes, hosted and on-premises. Developers can easily get started with it …

PHP

Platform9 Manages Kubernetes and Spins Up a New Serverless Platform

For some developers, working with the Kubernetes container orchestration engine can be a challenge. This is particularly true for users whose …

DevOps

Distributed Fabric: A New Architecture for Container-Based Applications

There’s a palpable sense of excitement in the application development world around container technology. Containers bring a new level of agility and …

DevOps

Ten Attributes of Serverless Computing Platforms

Serverless Computing or Functions as a Service (FaaS) is gaining momentum. Amazon is fueling the innovation by expanding Lambda to edge devices and …