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. We also take a look at the very first AWS service. Any guess what that service is? Finally, what does redundancy look like in outer space? And just […]
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. We also take another look at Amazon S3, and ask the question, how large is S3? The answer might surprise you. All of this, in this episode of […]
Bringing down an entire application is easy. All it takes is the failure of a single service and the entire set of services that make up the application can come crashing down like a house of cards. Just one minor error from a non-critical service can be disastrous to the entire application. Service Tiers are […]
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Modern Digital Applications! I hope you’ll find this podcast informative and helpful. My goal is to try and keep the episodes short, so that they can be consumed during a single morning average commute trip to work. This episode is only 11 minutes long. Please, let me know how […]
Five guiding principles for building, managing, monitoring, and maintaining state-of-the-art web applications by: Lee Atchison 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. Modern web applications must scale to our biggest needs without suffering […]
Today’s digital savvy customers demand high quality software and websites, and they assume vendors will keep them updated with new features and capabilities. But keeping your customers engaged and satisfied requires agile application development processes and techniques, not to mention software engineers with the skills to leverage the latest development tools, technologies, and methodologies. As a […]
Joining us this week is Lee Atchison, Sr. Director of Strategic Architecture, New Relic. Author of Architecting for Scale on O’Reilly and recent speaker at AWS ReInvent ’19 — Cloud Computing in an Edge World.
DEVOPSdigest invited DevOps experts — analysts and consultants, users and the top vendors — for their predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2019. This was presented in a 9 part series, and contained predictions from many experts in the area. I contributed two predictions that were published in the series.
Diginomica published their top six articles for 2018. This was based on reader’s enjoyment and them coming back and enjoying the articles throughout the year. Number one on the list is my article, “Forget AWS Lambda, so long Kubernetes — this is the future of Serverless” article. This article discusses Fargate and my views on […]
It’s your big day, the day of the year your company either makes it, or breaks it. Your customers expect your system to work, always. Excuses are unacceptable. To meet this new challenge, your application must use modern tools and techniques. Serverless, containers, and cloud technologies are working with new DevOps processes and risk management […]