cloud computing

Using the AWS CDK In Real Life

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

Philly ETE 2020 – Brian LeRoux – Less, but better, serverless with OpenJS Architect

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

Philly ETE #45- Patterns for Service Security in Hybrid Public/Private Cloud Deployment – Gulrukh Ahanger


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

Data I/O 2013 – Amazon Redshift – Game Changer? – Eric Snyder


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.

ETE 2012 – Gordon Dickens – Java EE in the Cloud

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

ETE 2012 – Rick Nucci – Rein in the Cloud Chaos/Best Practices – Why Your Cloud Strategy Must Start with an Integration Strategy

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