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2112, 2016

Our Top 5 AWS re:Invent Announcements

By |December 21st, 2016|

Data and IoT unveiled as a major focus at AWS re:Invent 2016 Image Credit: Amazon Web Services re:Invent is now well and truly over for another year and while the flood of announcements

1212, 2016

Microsoft Azure Analytics & Machine Learning

By |December 12th, 2016|

For every day that passes, more devices come online, more applications are deployed and more data sources are spun up. There has never been a time in our history when data is so freely available, so widely used, so varied, so fast and so damn big.

812, 2016

Azure Integration Services

By |December 8th, 2016|

A look at the principal Azure Integration services and where they might fit in a “next generation” architecture. Let’s begin and demonstrate a working example using fictitious “Company X”.

512, 2016

Open-source innovation with Microsoft Azure

By |December 5th, 2016|

Are you struggling to get support from your team because they feel that Azure doesn’t provide enough support for Open-source? Do you work on a Linux workstation/laptop or on macOS/OS X, or are you really hard core and use FreeBSD? If you use one of these *NIX type environments how do you get started on the Azure cloud? The good news is that Microsoft LOVES Linux and Open-source. Let’s take a look at using open source with Microsoft Azure in a bit more detail.

212, 2016

Day 3 re:Invent 2016 update: On the ground with EC2 Systems Manager, Code Build and much more

By |December 2nd, 2016|

Yesterday was very exciting, but AWS CTO Werner Vogels certainly didn’t disappoint on day 3 of re:Invent. From increased visibility of your application health at all layers, detailed insights and debugging tools, new Lambda language and a migration to the edge, new batch and ETL work flows and targeted notifications. Let’s take a quick look at some of the highlights.

112, 2016

re:Invent 2016 update – On the ground with Snowmobile, Snowball Edge and truckload of new offerings

By |December 1st, 2016|

What a morning it has been for day 2 of AWS re:Invent! This year is the 5th year that AWS re:Invent has run and the announcements from AWS CEO Andy Jassy are very exciting. These include new database engines for Aurora, new EC2 types, FPGAs, elastic GPUs, VPS, AI, Hybrid and new Snowball configurations.