Before we embark on the compelling journey of why every cloud provider needs a Cloud Development Kit (CDK), let’s take a moment to recognize the vast array of services, tooling, and frameworks available to support the provisioning of cloud infrastructure. As professionals in the realm of Cloud Infrastructure, you’re likely familiar with this diverse ecosystem. Now, let’s dive deeper into the unparalleled benefits that the Cloud Development Kit (CDK) brings to the table. In this article, we will shed light on the transformative advantages of adopting the CDK approach. Furthermore, we will explore why it is not only advantageous but essential for all cloud providers to embrace and support this approach by providing relevant services, tooling, and frameworks. Join us as we unravel the power of the CDK and its profound impact on cloud providers and infrastructure engineers alike. Let’s embark on this enlightening journey together and harness the true potential of the Cloud Development Kit.Continue reading Unleashing the Power of Cloud Development Kit (CDK): Empowering Cloud Providers and Infrastructure Engineers
Unleashing Cloud Cost Optimization: Unlocking Savings with Minimal Effort
In the realm of cloud computing, one aspect that excites us all is the potential for cost savings. The allure of achieving remarkable benefits with minimal effort is undeniable. With the abundance of cloud providers available, hosting solutions in the cloud not only offers unparalleled flexibility, reliability, and scalability, but it also presents a more cost-effective alternative to maintaining the same solution in a traditional data center over time. The key lies in leveraging the cloud effectively to optimize your costs. In this article, we will explore several proven strategies for optimizing and reducing your cloud costs. By identifying these optimization opportunities, we aim to empower you to unlock savings and fully enjoy the advantages of cloud computing. Join us as we embark on a journey to maximize the value of your cloud investments while minimizing expenditure. Let’s delve into the realm of cloud cost optimization and unleash its potential together.Continue reading Unleashing Cloud Cost Optimization: Unlocking Savings with Minimal Effort
Best Cloud Training Providers for 2019
Organizations are utilising cloud solutions at a rapid growth rate. Cloud Providers like Amazon (AWS), Google (Google Cloud), and Microsoft (Azure) have been taking advantage by providing some of the leading cloud platforms in the industry.
There are other available platforms such as Red Hat, VMWare, Rackspace, and others that offer platforms or specialised platforms as well. So with all of these platforms available, there is a strong and rapidly growing need for qualified and educated employees.Continue reading Best Cloud Training Providers for 2019
Why I don’t think Googles Data Loss Prevention API is ready for use with images
Data protection is critical within any business and data has a lot of value. Loss of data can be detrimental to both the business holding the data and the individual who’s data has been compromised resulting in drastic consequences. Loss of data is a breach of both privacy and security and with data storage being so cheap, it has expanded massively in volume. While data breaches of sensitive data have been occurring for a long time, they have been becoming more frequent.Continue reading Why I don’t think Googles Data Loss Prevention API is ready for use with images
DNS Explained: The Backbone of the Internet
Welcome to the “DNS Deep Dive” series! In this comprehensive exploration, we will immerse ourselves in the intricacies of DNS (Domain Name System), unraveling its inner workings to shed light on this fundamental aspect of the internet. Whether you’re a tech-savvy individual or someone with limited technical background, our goal is to provide clear and concise explanations that will enhance your understanding of DNS. Join us on this enlightening journey as we bridge the gap between technical and non-technical realms, empowering you to grasp the key concepts behind DNS with ease. Let’s dive in and demystify the world of DNS together.Continue reading DNS Explained: The Backbone of the Internet
How I passed the GCP Professional Cloud Architect Exam
The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has been growing in popularity over the last few years, and with good reason, the GCP has a strong competitive advantage over other cloud providers when it comes to certain aspects such as Kubernetes, Big Data, Data Pipelines, and Analytics.
This certification is a great entry point into the GCP certifications, while it is not the easiest of the GCP certifications, it will give you a good foundation and overall understanding of the services GCP has to offer as well as design for cost-effective and fault-tolerant solutions.Continue reading How I passed the GCP Professional Cloud Architect Exam
Choosing Choreography or Orchestration for your Microservices Architecture
Both Choreography or Orchestration are fascinating patterns, they are fantastic ways to manage the interactions, communication, and behavior between your Microservices and often there is not a one size fits all approach you should take.
Just because you have taken one of these approaches in a previous solution does not mean that it the right approach for your next, hopefully, this post will be able to give you a high-level overview of what you should consider and help you to manage your Architecture decision.Continue reading Choosing Choreography or Orchestration for your Microservices Architecture
How I passed the AWS Certified Solution Architect (Associate) Exam
No matter your background into cloud computing, I think this certification is a great entry point into the AWS certifications, while it is one of the easiest of the AWS certifications, it will give you a good foundation and overall understanding of the services AWS has to offer as well as design for cost-effective and fault-tolerant solutions.Continue reading How I passed the AWS Certified Solution Architect (Associate) Exam
Unlocking the Power of Component Libraries: A Comprehensive Exploration
Within the vast realm of software development, numerous companies and individuals have contributed remarkable component libraries, generously shared and readily available on GitHub. These repositories stand as testament to the collaborative nature of our industry and the collective pursuit of excellence. In this article, however, our focus is to delve deeper into the concept of component libraries. We aim to provide comprehensive guidance to those who aspire to embark on their own journey of creating and curating a component library. By exploring this topic in greater detail, we will uncover the underlying principles, best practices, and valuable insights that will empower you to build your own library with confidence. Join us on this enlightening expedition as we unlock the power of component libraries and pave the way for a more efficient, scalable, and collaborative software development landscape. Let’s embark on this enriching journey together.Continue reading Unlocking the Power of Component Libraries: A Comprehensive Exploration