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Architecture

7 great schemas to hang behind your desk

There's been a lovely amount of blog posts, articles, tutorials, eBooks, and Youtube videos about all kinds of IT-related topics. These sources help you If you're stuck with a programming-related issue. Or when you face trouble setting up your (cloud) infrastructure resources. Websites such as Stackoverflow provide valuable discussions...

What is declarative infrastructure and how to operationalize it

In our current IT landscape, structuring, configuring, and provisioning infrastructure is becoming more important than ever. Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has addressed concerns around the ease of automation. An IaC automation tool uses the configuration code as its input and builds the infrastructure based on your specifications. Infrastructure as Code...

GraphQL – what’s good to know?

GraphQL quickly becomes a popular way to access the data of your applications through your APIs. It's a tech agnostic query language that works with many programming languages and databases. Cloud providers also jump on this new trend since it quickly gains momentum. As with all trends, you need...

All the Major Security-related News from KubeCon Europe

This year KubeCon finally got back to its pre-pandemic strength all the way in Europe. The Spain edition of the conference was an absolute sellout and definitely put security back in the spotlight. Even before the pandemic, a lot of focus was shifting towards security as things were maturing...

8 serverless startups to watch in 2022

Companies like VMware paved the way for cloud computing with virtual servers, followed by containers developed by Docker, an interestingly, serverless computing by AWS Lambda. As developers begin to see the value of serverless architecture, serverless computing is gaining momentum. These systems enable developers to set event triggers while...

Kubernetes growth explodes amid concerns like security and a talent gap – Report 2022

Hybrid and multicloud adoption has skyrocketed in recent years due to the choice and freedom it offers, and also because of the opportunities to save on cloud costs. Nevertheless, security is still a concern among organizations that have made the leap to multicloud. To gather meaningful insight into user...

How the Pandemic and Economic Slowdown Will Impact Cloud Computing

The recent economic slowdown has CFOs, CTOs, and CEOs questioning if their cloud-deployment strategy is recession-proof or if they can adapt to the changing marketing requirements. Organizations are investigating how to cut costs without harming their growth and revenue. Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services are three of...

What the Broadcom-VMware deal means for the cloud computing industry

VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services that includes cloud management, application modernization, networking, cloud infrastructure, security, and remote workspaces, forming a flexible, consistent digital foundation. Broadcom is a global technology conglomerate that offers a range of products such as storage and networking devices, chips, and sensors. Broadcom...

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 3)

The story of the benefits of the 12 Factor App principles continues in part 3 of our articles. In our last article, we'll zoom in into disposability, runtime environments, logs, and admin processes. Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 3) Factor 9: Disposability Cloud-native applications should only run...

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 2)

In our previous article, you can read bout the first principles. We'll continue our journey to explore the most appealing advantages of 12 Factor Apps over traditional apps. Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 2). Factor 5: Build, release, run Every application that follows a DevOps specific SDLC...