Cloud architecture and application development
It's not easy to steal 1.5 terabytes of data. Downloading that much, even to multiple destinations, takes time.
Which is better, fewer, bigger API calls or more smaller ones? It's the Goldilocks principal of API granularity.
Serverless computing can free developers from configuring and deploying virtual cloud-based servers. There are servers; they're just not yours. That adds up to speed and savings.
Building a beautiful-looking app that is a joy to use is a vastly different exercise than building efficient, error-free code. Are developers capable of doing both?
Remember FORTRAN? Well, of course you don't. That's why NASA is holding a contest featuring a prize purse of up to $55,000. It wants to speed up some old FORTRAN software by a factor of 10,000. ...
Cloud app developers, here's advice on for post-deployment error handling and making code error fixes.
Red Hat Summit announcements included the OpenShift.io browser-based IDE, the Container Health Index service, a tighter relationship with AWS, and on-premises containerized API management.
Deis, in its own words, "helps developers and operators build, deploy, manage, and scale their applications on top of Kubernetes." We all want to do that.
Apple is dropping of support for apps that aren't 64-bit binaries. The number of ripe-for-banishment 32-bit apps in the Apple app store hovered around 170,000 as of mid-March 2017.
Now that La La Land, er, Moonlight has won the Oscar for best picture, let's look back at some cloud computing flubs. May we all learn from our mistakes.
Survey respondents estimate that 30% of cloud spending is wasted. How in the world -- or in the cloud -- did this happen, and happen so quickly?
Hackers hold a hotel's guestroom cardkey access system for ransom. And it's not the first time. Now, the hotel reportedly is planning a return to good, old-fashioned metal keys.
18 words is all you need: "Every feature, function, and use is transmitted through APIs, which gives us the ability to grow our platform."
Departing employees routinely stuff their pockets with Sharpies and paper clips to stock their home offices. Are they walking out with application code, too?
The cloud, to varying degrees, did away with the need to manage huge, on-premises IT infrastructures. With 2017 just days away, it's fair to ask if that management role is on the cusp of ...