Different types of synthetic canaries in AWS

In the 1700s, canaries were used to alert miners when toxic gases reached dangerous levels in coal mines. Taking this analogy forward into the Digital Era, we can see how it corresponds to the definition of 'Canary Deployment' - Coal - The application Coal Miners - Development team (Sometimes DevOps) Birds - Beta requests or … Continue reading Different types of synthetic canaries in AWS

AWS Cloud Quest – A quick look

New ways of learning are emerging across learning platforms. Many prefer to have interactive learning with role plays, personas, and hands-on labs. AWS is a leader in cloud computing and they provide various ways to keep up with the services offered by them. What is it? - Cloud quest is the interactive role-playing gamified learning … Continue reading AWS Cloud Quest – A quick look

eSIM – The new future for consumers, OEMs, and cellular network providers

Apple took the next big step on the connection interface by totally removing the slot for the physical sim card on the new iPhone 14 series. We started seeing iPhones, iPads, and selected android devices that come with eSIM as an additional SIM card option along with the physical SIM card slot back in 2018. … Continue reading eSIM – The new future for consumers, OEMs, and cellular network providers

Building a trusted ledger application with AWS QLDB and extending to tokenomics using AWS Managed Blockchain

Blockchain helps in building applications where multiple stakeholders can execute transactions without a need for a centralized trusted authority. Each blockchain network member needs to provide hardware, software, network elements, and access control. To set up a member node and scale as needed is capital intensive, complex, and not easy to manage.Depending on the use … Continue reading Building a trusted ledger application with AWS QLDB and extending to tokenomics using AWS Managed Blockchain

Purpose-built Ledger Database – AWS QLDB

Cloud vendors not only provide infrastructure to easily develop applications, but they also come with new tools and resources that redefine how rapid applications development is even made faster. Selection of the database plays a major role in the application development. Cloud vendors are coming with purpose-built databases for specific use cases. One of the … Continue reading Purpose-built Ledger Database – AWS QLDB

Key takeaways for developers and businesses from Apple, Microsoft, and Google developer conferences

This time of the year, developers and businesses constantly look to improve their products based on the latest tech offerings from major mobile and cloud platforms. The tech announcements provide a considerable value differentiator in the product offering. Overall, no new major announcements were made exclusively this year, however, more demonstrations were given on how … Continue reading Key takeaways for developers and businesses from Apple, Microsoft, and Google developer conferences

Distributed computing, Holistic AI, etc., What could you possibly see next in your favorite applications?

Almost all computer technology companies' goal and vision is to solve the world's problems by making products and delivering solutions that most people can use. There is never a proper way to determine what is next for a new or existing product. Companies try to adopt strategies like user experience surveys, A/B testing, beta launches, … Continue reading Distributed computing, Holistic AI, etc., What could you possibly see next in your favorite applications?

Serverless ML’less recommendation engines

Recommendation engines are most common in today's business. However, building a fully automated recommendation platform is not an easy task. As soon as we think about recommendations, there are so many things that come into consideration. Machine learning and AIHuge computation needsThe cost involved in the recommendationAccuracy in predictions and so on The modern cloud … Continue reading Serverless ML’less recommendation engines

Guidelines to avoid common tech mistakes

Technology is playing a bigger role in solving today's human problems. However, choosing the right technology determines a concrete solution. Today's technologies are evolving very fast. It is advisable to follow general guidelines to avoid common tech mistakes. 1) Know your audience In today's world, customers drive businesses. The new features should be loved by … Continue reading Guidelines to avoid common tech mistakes

Understanding gig economy from the producer-consumer problem

There are only 2 major entities in any business - Producer and consumer. We are all aware of the famous Edsger W. Dijkstra's producer-consumer problem. The same philosophy can be applied to businesses as well and not just in the computing world. In the slightly older days, it was easier for the producer to find … Continue reading Understanding gig economy from the producer-consumer problem