The Difference between SOA and Microservices?

We’ve had a few articles over the years on the differences and similarities between SOA and microservices. Some suggest there is much to be learned from SOA whereas others believe that distancing microservices from SOA is more beneficial. Furthermore, Neal Ford, amongst others, has suggested that moving from monolithic architectures to a services-based approach may […]

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Amazon Revels in Revenues from its Ever Expanding Cloud Business

There is no denying the fact that the Cloud has taken the world by storm (pun intended). As soon as Amazon revealed it’s financials within the financial world, Wall Street was abuzz with a lot of commotion. Believe it or not, but the Amazon Cloud is a $4.6 billion business, which is continuously growing. Even […]

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10 DevOps must-reads | The Enterprisers Project

DevOps has emerged as a powerful tool for CIOs striving to deliver speed and agility to the business. But with that great potential comes great responsibility. So IT leaders consume DevOps advice with a critical eye – and debate DevOps with passion. DevOps methodologies also involve huge organizational and cultural changes for IT teams, and […]

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Life as an IT contractor | Network World

Independence, job variability, earning potential, skills development. But is it worth it? The upside of life as an IT contractor is alluring. You get to be your own boss, accept only the jobs you want, and work flexible hours. With each assignment comes the opportunity to learn new skills and gain exposure to different environments. […]

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Why serverless? Meet AWS Lambda

Why would a developer use AWS Lambda? In a word, simplicity. AWS Lambda—and other event-driven, “function-as-a-service” platforms such as Microsoft Azure Functions, Google Cloud Functions, and IBM OpenWhisk—simplify development by abstracting away everything in the stack below the code. Developers write functions that respond to certain events (a form submission, a webhook, a row added […]

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New Online Training – AWS in Motion

AWS are happy to announce the filming of our book Amazon Web Services in Action. Our video course AWS in Motion is introducing Amazon’s cloud offerings in more than 3 hours of video lessons and 25 exercises. Manning has published our online course consisting of: • Quality video lessons available on-demand. • Rich, interactive transcripts […]

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AWS Summits 2017 – Chicago

Date : July 26-27, 2017 Location : Chicago, IL Venue : McCormick Place Lakeside Center Why Should You Attend? AWS bringing together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate and learn about AWS. Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at the AWS Summit. This free […]

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Hosting Your WordPress Site on Multiple AWS Server

If you are an avid part of today’s technology, then you might already be aware of WordPress and all the good features it brings to the table. Add a series of wonderful Amazon Web Services to the list and you already have a winner on your hands. With the combination of AWS and WordPress, you […]

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The Benefits of Serverless Applications in a Data-Rich World

Serverless applications are the source of much confusion of late. For one thing, they’re not “serverless” at all. In fact, it’s more accurate to refer to them as “multiserver apps” — their components are distributed among cloud servers far and wide and assembled on demand. This begs the question, “Do you know where your app […]

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How the Financial Industry Is Doing DevOps

The second DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) Europe, once again held in London, brought together the DevOps enterprise community. The financial industry was well represented, giving the attendees a unique perspective on the challenges facing this heavily regulated industry and how DevOps is helping to overcome them. One of DOES’ main goals is to gather high-fidelity […]

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