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 Ah, Serverless. The term that means a dozen different things to a dozen different developers. In the most simple case, Serverless just means deploying applications to a platform where the servers are managed for you, and abstracted … 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.
In this conversation, Keith Gregory, AWS Practice Lead at Chariot, reveals what he’s learned to keep cloud functions running smoothly.
A Chariot team led by Eric Snyder migrates a local media giant’s data to the Amazon Web Services cloud.
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