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
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
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
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
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
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
One of the biggest hesitant factors in the cloud adoption strategy is the support customers expect from the cloud vendors. As more and more the business is served by technology, it is natural for the customers to think long-term with the cloud before taking the first step. In the last couple of years, it is … Continue reading Enterprise or Startup – How to get kick-started, or keep going with AWS?
The growth of cloud computing is multi-folds. The capability to launch the application almost anywhere in the world, the time to take the solution to the market, the richness of the services provided by the cloud vendors, and mostly the bare minimum requirement of just a laptop with internet connectivity for developers to develop the … Continue reading Cloud application development strategies – Brownfield or Greenfield?
As businesses grow bigger, there is a huge amount of data that is being collected by the different systems. With the emergence of GDPR, CCPA, and many other privacy regulations, there are lots of changes in the way the data is collected. The data are collected anonymously without being tagged to an individual. Businesses collect … Continue reading AWS Glue – A simple, easy to use serverless ETL
Serverless computing enables solutions without having to worry about the infrastructure that powers the solution. Cloud providers take care of the underlying infrastructure and manage the allocation of machine resources. This shift in serverless computing changes the way the solution design is arrived and architected. Cloud providers enable serverless computing by offering different services and … Continue reading Takeaway from serverless computing in AWS