cloud computing

May 11, 2017

Serverless Computing in 2017: The Future is Now

While serverless computing is a newer disruptive concept, it's still in its infancy. Software teams appear to be moving away from directly managing hardware in data centers. While serverless computing is a growing movement, it may take some time to mature and be widely embraced. At its core, serverless computing allows your application to still run on servers, but all the server management is taken care of. Serverless computing allows those software teams to stop thinking about the hardware completely…
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November 9, 2016

IBM to Up Its PaaS Game with SoftLayer Integration

In recent years, public cloud services have grown by leaps and bounds. As technology changes, those of us in the industry must stay ahead of the game, lest we be left in the dust. The top four cloud platforms that have emerged as leaders in the industry are Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and IBM. As one of the public cloud “giants,” IBM has had significant growth, not just as an organization but with its products, as well. In its efforts to gain…
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April 13, 2016

Building Applications for the Cloud First Genre

With every industry, there are best practices and a general “way of doing things.” Cloud architecture and the development of applications to be hosted on the cloud are no different. For building new applications for cloud, there are certain fundamental principles that have to be followed, as well. Over a period of time and after several iterations, the cloud application architecture standards, although not formalized, are being adopted by application architects and developers, as the go-to standard. For customers who…
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