December 8, 2016

AWS re:Invent 2016 Announcements and Highlights

Miss the Conference? We've got the lowdown. The recent AWS re:Invent Conference 2016 was an exciting one. Many new features were unveiled, making it an event not to be missed. However, not everyone can make it there; so lucky for you, we've got a great rundown of the new features and highlights. Below are the added features and services, included in each category of AWS products. Analytics Amazon Athena - an interactive, pay-per-use query service Amazon EMR -  feature allowing use of…
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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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March 28, 2016

Serverless IT Hosted in the Cloud

In line with the theme of optimizing costs and increasing revenue, Enterprise customers, over a period of time have moved away from building and managing their own infrastructure (Hardware, storage, network, etc). Instead they are increasingly leveraging the cloud (public or hybrid) for hosting their development / staging / production application workloads. This decision is taken irrespective of whether the infrastructure operations are a cost center in the company or not, and is leading the industry to “serverless IT operations”.…
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