The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) was released just over a year ago. At the time, I was working on a web application deployed to AWS. The infrastructure was simple. There was a Node app, running behind nginx, in an EC2 instance. That instance served a REST API as well as the client-side, static assets … Read More
Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract One of the chief benefits of cloud computing is the ability to experiment: to spin up infrastructure for hours or days and then shut it down again. Giving your developers the ability to manage their own environments … Read More
Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract OpenJS Architect is the fastest and simplest framework for rapidly building web applications with modern serverless primitives. Architect implements a high level infrastructure manifest file that generates standard AWS CloudFormation for deployment. Instead of wasting frustrating days … Read More
High availability and Cloud disaster recovery for your business: this post covers forgotten AWS passwords, cloud risk versus data center risk, and hidden cloud costs.
From the abstract: Cloud computing is not a new paradigm and has been utilized by organization for a long time as private cloud computing. Outsourcing cloud computing has rapidly become more desirable due to higher availability and flexibility of compute resource that is cost effective. Organization are adopting hybrid model for running services, that is, … Read More
Ken and Joel wrap up the year with a bit of conversation about smart watches, whether you’re a user of tools or conversationalist with your code, and a number of other little ditties.
Is Amazon’s new managed, lower cost, petabyte scale warehousing solution a game changer? We’ll review the costs and discuss what does (or does not) make Amazon Redshift reliable, scalable and effective. We’ll dive into the technical details behind the query and storage engines and we’ll expose what works well and what does not. This talk should benefit both those that are and are not already part of the Amazon Web Services ecosystem.
Our own Gordon Dickens (@gdickens) has put together a survey of choices for deploying Java EE in various cloud platforms. Here is his ETE session: Developers are now being tasked with writing applications for the cloud. Although that is a simple buzzword, what does it mean to me, the developer? When developing Java Enterprise applications … Read More
From the abstract: CIOs today have the opportunity to become cloud champions in their organizations, building innovative new IT models that drive new business opportunities. Whether your business is purchasing a single cloud application or driving a company-wide cloud strategy, it is essential to centralize, secure and manage the flow of information in and out … Read More