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MDA Episode #6 - Modernizing and Dynamic Infrastructures

MDA Episode #6 - Modernizing and Dynamic Infrastructures

Episode #6 – Modernizing and Dynamic Infrastructures In this episode, modern web applications have a lot riding on them. Our customers depend on them, and our business depends on them. Without modern web applications, many businesses would not survive.

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MDA Episode #5 - Modernizing Your Web Applications

MDA Episode #5 - Modernizing Your Web Applications

Episode #5 – Modernizing Your Web Applications In this episode, modern web applications have a lot riding on them. Our customers depend on them, and our business depends on them. Without modern web applications, many businesses would not survive.

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The Fundamentals: Examples of Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

The Fundamentals: Examples of Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

Cloud-based solutions have become the norm for companies across the globe. More specifically, a recent Forrester study indicates 88% of organizations are adopting a hybrid IT approach, and 89% acknowledge that adoption includes a dedicated hybrid cloud strategy.

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MDA Episode #4 - Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud

MDA Episode #4 - Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud

Episode #4 – Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud In this episode, the hardest part of your cloud migration is moving your data to the cloud. Moving your data to the cloud, without suffering planned or unplanned downtime, can be a challenge.

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Availability Versus Reliability

Availability Versus Reliability

Availability and reliability are two similar but very different concepts. When building a highly scaled, highly available web application, it is important to understand the difference between them. Reliability generally refers to the quality of a system.

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Scaling via Data Partitioning Be Very Careful

Scaling via Data Partitioning Be Very Careful

Data partitioning is a common practice to make use of multiple databases to store larger datasets or datasets accessed at a higher frequency than a single database can handle. It’s a common practice used in large Software as a Service (SaaS) systems for scaling to handle larger quantities of traffic.

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MDA Episode #3 - How to Use Service Tiers and Redundancy in Outer Space

MDA Episode #3 - How to Use Service Tiers and Redundancy in Outer Space

Episode #3 – How to Use Service Tiers and Redundancy in Outer Space In this episode, we conclude our three part series on Service Tiers, and how they can be used to prevent disasters in applications using service based architectures.

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Amazon EKS Price Drop

Amazon EKS Price Drop

On January 21, 2020, Amazon announced a reduction in the cost of their Elastic Kubernetes Service. The cost to run a cluster in EKS went from 20c per hour to 10c per hour.

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Whats Next Modernising Applications Following Cloud Migration

Whats Next Modernising Applications Following Cloud Migration

In 2020, many organisations have already embarked on some form of cloud migration, as part of their wider digital transformation strategy involving the adoption of DevOps, cloud-native solutions, and modern software technologies.

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MDA Episode #2 - More Service Tiers and How Big is S3?

MDA Episode #2 - More Service Tiers and How Big is S3?

Episode #2 – More Service Tiers and How Big is S3? In this episode, we continue our three part series on Service Tiers, and how they can be used to prevent disasters in applications using service based architectures.

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