An Introduction to the Architecture of a Cloud Platform

Architecture of a cloud platform

Piecing the Cloud Puzzle together: A Cloud is a comprehensive platform providing services that support application development and hosting. The services offered by a cloud platform may be categorised into fundamental services and higher level services. The higher level services are built on top of the fundamental layer. Let’s explore the essentials and add-ons of a cloud services  suite: A. Building-block services Any self-respecting cloud provider will have these fundamental services in his arsenal The fundamental services offered by Amazon

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Shifts in Cloud Strategies, is it Rivalry or Evolution?

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The Cloud race is getting hotter; the New Year began with major cloud vendors like Amazon and Microsoft announcing price cuts. Google responded to these price changes by announcing that its platform was still the most economical option through a company blog. So is the cloud rivalry all about pricing? Definitely not! So what shapes an enterprise cloud strategy if not pricing? The past few months saw some high-profile enterprises make changes in their cloud strategy. They tell the story

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What is Google Cloud Dataflow?

Google Cloud Dataflow

Enterprises have a new problem; they are recipients of never-ending streams of data. Trying to stay on top of the data deluge is not easy. The exponential rise in information has left even the best data scientists flummoxed. The IoT revolution is exciting for the sales & marketing guys but portends a scary future for data scientists. The Challenge They Face: Process and analyse terabytes of information streaming every minute to generate meaningful insights. What Is Cloud Data Flow? Dataflow

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The Top 3 Cloud Platform Providers: Pros and Cons

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Enterprise applications are on the move and looking to find their new host. They are stepping beyond the restrictive confines of their in-house data centers to explore living on the cloud(s). But the cloud world is never stationary; the cloud landscape is in a constant state of flux. Hosts flex their computing muscle, bring out innovative offers and dole out price-cuts to win the customer acquisition contest.   With all of the rapid changes in the field, it’s easy to

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