Tag: serverless computing

Global Cloud

Leaving cloud scalability to automation

May 6, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Automation is a great tool. Instead of solving a problem once, you can automate a solution to automatically adapt to changing needs, no humans required. Cloud scalability is the best example of this. We no longer manually need to provision […]

Global Cloud

The true value of serverless computing

December 10, 2021

Via: Info World

Have you heard about serverless computing? Guess what, it’s not serverless at all. It just automates the allocation of back-end servers you’ll need to complete a particular task. Today we have dozens of types of serverless systems from databases to […]

Global Cloud

3 cloud architecture patterns that optimize scalability and cost

January 19, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The two most mentioned advantages of cloud-based platforms are pay-per-use billing and the ability to scale up to an almost unlimited number of resources. No more buying ahead of resource demand, attempting to guess the amount of physical hardware and […]

Global Cloud, Service Models

3 serverless downsides your cloud provider won’t mention

June 16, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Serverless is a game changer. As we look to accelerate the post-pandemic movement to cloud, we would love to remove the step of sizing the cloud resources we think the workloads will need. Serverless automatically provisions the cloud resources needed, […]

Global Cloud

Cloud computing, 2020 style: serverless on a learning curve

December 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It’s well documented that traditional IT architectures are not suited for the real-time rigors of today’s fast-paced digital economy. But even cloud services — initially brought in to swap out on-premises legacy technology for online equivalents — may not be […]

Global Cloud

Don’t botch serverless cloud applications

October 22, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s a funny business. Once we remove some core steps from application development (such as having to provision cloud resources like storage and compute) developers take this freedom to an illogical yet understandable conclusion. In some cases, planning and design […]

Global Cloud

How to talk to a cloud

December 14, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Managing cloud computing resources is difficult, this is one of technical life’s great truths. But like all other aspects of our existence on Earth, once we accept this fact, we can start to transcend it and overcome the obstacles in […]

Global Cloud

Serverless computing: Don’t make the wrong choices

June 26, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Serverless computing is all the rage right now—and for several good reasons: It removes you from having to provision a server yourself; you simply write functions, and the resources you need are automatically allocated to that function. You pay only […]

Deployment Models, Private Cloud

Serverless computing will drive out OpenStack private clouds

May 2, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

By now we all (should) know the benefits of serverless computing in the public cloud. InfoWorld’s Eric Knorr provides a good summary of serverless computing’s advantages, so I won’t go into the details here. What’s most interesting is that as Amazon […]