A global media and technology company based in Philadelphia serves tens of millions of customers. Recommendation engines, machine learning and artificial intelligence are powered by algorithms. A lot of it is now happening in the cloud. A Chariot team led by Eric Snyder is helping to move and process all that data. They’re migrating it … Read More
Abstract AWS has made our life easier. And it has made scaling easier – but too often, when you go to scale, it’s a matter of reaching for the credit card to add more, more, more. Soon, you’re in Cloud Jail. Learn how we dealt with this at TUNE, and how we ultimately did a … Read More
The Amazon Web Services SDK for Go 2.0 contains a number of enhancements compared to Go v1. Golang is a great programming language for modern cloud native applications. The language provides great facilities for better concurrency, internet content parsing (JSON, XML, etc…), support for HTTP(S), ease of cross-platform compilation, and static binary executable generation, just … Read More
Recently, my company Chariot Solutions turned 15 and I wrote an article reflecting on the many things it’s taught me about running a business. Software development – like all technology – changes in the blink of an eye, and I talked about how we are constantly reinventing ourselves when incredible innovations come along. In this … Read More
The topic of DevSecOps is starting to percolate in the technology world’s brew. There are presentations, manifestos, blogs, and conference sessions all dedicated to the practice. As humble practitioners of the DevSecOps craft, this talk will focus on the Starbucks efforts to securely develop, deploy, and support a unified commerce platform for one of the … Read More
The main focus of the Pivotal Initiative, which will involve more than 1,400 employees from both companies, will be cloud-based big-data software.
It was great to catch up with a good friend of Chariot’s, Chris Richardson. Chris’s company, Cloud Foundry, was purchased by Springsource in August, right before the Springsource acquisition by VMWare. In the interview below, Chris discusses what Cloud Foundry does and where it fits into the Springsource family.