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During the last week of August, Microsoft launched a preview of Azure Event Grid, a service that has the potential to become the messaging foundation of the Microsoft cloud infrastructure. Azure Event Grid helps Microsoft and its customers in multiple forms. Firstly, Azure didn’t have ...
Last month at the Ignite conference, Microsoft has announced the commercial availability of Azure Stack, the long-awaited hybrid cloud platform from Redmond. The product that was supposed to be shipped almost a year ago got delayed due to multiple factors. It’s finally available from s...
Google announced the availability of the beta of Cloud IoT Core, its enterprise IoT platform offering. The service has been in the private preview for select customers and partners. Let’s take a closer look at Google’s IoT platform as a service in its current form. An enterprise IoT Pa...
Kubernetes 1.8, the latest version of the most popular open source orchestration engine is available for developers and users. In its third release of the year, the latest version comes with enhanced security, simplified installation process and stability. The community has been focusi...
Microsoft is placing its bets on Artificial intelligence (AI) and hybrid cloud. At Ignite 2017 in Orlando, Redmond emphasized on how AI has become the key ingredient of everything it’s developing. Azure Stack, the hybrid cloud offering is available to enterprise customers through selec...
IBM Bluemix and OpenWhisk are not new to The New Stack readers. We covered various articles covering the overview and architecture of OpenWhisk. This tutorial helps you configure a Node.js function that is automatically triggered whenever a new row is inserted into a database. We will ...
DigitalOcean, the New York-based cloud infrastructure provider, announced the availability of object storage service. Dubbed as Spaces, this service makes the platform almost cloud-complete by plugging a critical gap in the product portfolio. Earlier this year, the company has launched...
Cloud computing is going through a fundamental shift in which the traditional model of accessing highly centralized resources is replaced by a distributed, decentralized architecture. This new paradigm called edge computing, brings the core building blocks of cloud – compute, storage a...
One of the principal causes of blindness is Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), a medical condition in which damage occurs to the retina due to diabetes. According to the United States National Library of Diabetes, more than 40 percent of Americans diagnosed with diabetes have some stage of Dia...
In the final part of our look into Azure Container Instances (ACI), we will deploy a microservices application that spans Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure. This multicloud architecture is based on the ACI Connector for Kubernetes, which bridges the gap between a full-blo...
In this tutorial, I will walk you through the steps involved in deploying an end-to-end application in Azure Container Services that utilize Azure Container Instances, Azure Container Registry, and Azure Cosmos DB. Azure Container Instances (ACI) are serverless containers that can be p...
Amazon has become the first public cloud provider to blend Artificial Intelligence with cloud storage to help customers secure data. The new service dubbed Amazon Macie relies on Machine Learning to automatically discover, classify, and protect sensitive data stored in AWS. This servic...
A couple of weeks ago Microsoft previewed Azure Container Instances (ACI), a serverless container environment to run containers without the need to manage virtual machines. While there have been some debates on the association of the term “serverless” with ACI, it is justified through ...
Microsoft ­­has added an important component to its public cloud, Azure Event Grid. This new service brings a fully-managed intelligent event routing mechanism that allows communication through the publish-subscribe model. Azure Event Grid provides lightweight infrastructure for applic...
Traditionally, computing power is associated with the number of CPUs and the cores per processing unit. During the 90s, when WinTel started to invade the enterprise data center, application performance and database throughput were directly proportional to the number of CPUs and availab...
When compared to the competition of other enterprise infrastructure providers, Microsoft was in a delicate position to respond to the container challenge. It already had a lot of vested interests in systems impacted by the growing use of containers, including an operating system (Windo...
Packet, the cloud computing company that specializes in bare metal infrastructure launched an edge computing service in 11 new locations. This move expands Packet’s footprint to cover major locations in Asia, Europe, and North America. The new infrastructure is available through spot-m...
Over the last two decades enterprise IT has matured to handle identity, authentication and authorization of endpoints and users. Today it is common to find technologies such as SAML and OAuth that provide single sign on (SSO) capabilities to both internal and external users. Various te...
Artificial Intelligence will have a profound impact on the IT industry. The Machine Learning algorithms and models that bring AI to the forefront get only better with data. If these algorithms can learn from existing medical reports, and help doctors with diagnosis, the same can be use...
Open source software has come of its age. Today it’s impossible to think of a platform company that doesn’t have an open source strategy. Even Microsoft – a company that once compared open source to cancer – has embraced it fully. Of course, we have companies like CloudBees, Red Hat an...
Artificial Intelligence is set to disrupt every industry vertical. While scenarios like self-driving cars and cancer diagnosis instantly get our attention, more common areas such as IT operations and DevOps are also impacted by AI. One of the core aspects of DevOps is monitoring and lo...
Kubernetes 1.7, the latest release of the open source project for managing containers, focuses on security and extensibility. It is optimized for running enterprise workloads including databases. Kubernetes is one of the fastest growing open source projects. According to Krihelinator, ...
Vapor IO, an Austin-based startup announced Project Volutus, a platform that aims to turn tens of thousands of cell towers into edge locations capable of delivering low latency cloud services to contemporary applications. Edge computing transforms the public cloud by turning it into a ...
In the context of contemporary applications, it’s hard to think of an application that doesn’t use a database. From mobile to web to the desktop, every modern application relies on some form of a database. Some apps use flat files while others rely on in-memory or NoSQL databases. Trad...
In October 2015, when I got a chance to review AWS IoT right after its launch, I had an ask – an appliance that acts as the local gateway to the devices, tackling primary routing and message processing. Today, at an event in San Francisco, Amazon announced the general availability of A...
Today’s cloud computing architecture resembles 70s mainframes. The heavy lifting happens in dense data centers that act as the central point of gravity. In both the scenarios, applications share the underlying infrastructure. While this architecture works for the majority of the scenar...
LinkedIn recently announced Open19 Foundation, a community that’s working towards the standardization of data centers and edge computing solutions. Though Open19 Foundation was announced only last week, it’s been an ambitious project for LinkedIn. For the last couple of years, the comp...
The cloud as we know it is going through a massive transformation. What started as an on-demand subscription service for consuming compute, storage, and the network is no more the same. The compute component of the cloud has become table stakes for the vendors in the infrastructure bus...
Google, IBM and Lyft have partnered to deliver an open source project called Istio that aims to streamline the management and security of microservices. The project has garnered the support of the key industry players such as Red Hat, Pivotal, Weaveworks and Tigera. Microservices repre...
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is one of the key cloud computing delivery models dealing with on-demand compute, storage, and networking resources. Initially, IaaS providers targeted startups and small and medium businesses that preferred a self-service mechanism for provisioning t...
Bonsai, an artificial intelligence startup based in Berkeley, California, aims to democratize AI by making the technology accessible to business decision makers. It is abstracting the complexity involved in implementing frameworks such as TensorFlow and MXNet. Democratizing AI – This t...
Google announced that it is adding a fully managed IoT PaaS to its cloud platform. Google Cloud IoT Core, the latest addition to Google Cloud Platform, brings device management, machine-to-machine communication, security, and analytics to connected devices. For hyper-scale cloud provid...
At Build 2017, Microsoft has outlined its plan to take Azure beyond the public cloud towards the edge. Branded as Azure IoT Edge, this offering exploits the growth in enterprise IoT and industrial automation. During the early days of Cloud Computing, the key differentiating factor of t...
At Hannover Messe, one of the largest industrial automation trade shows, Linux Foundation announced a new open source project, EdgeX Foundry, which aims to unify various standards related to IoT and Edge Computing. Edge Computing bridges IoT devices and the Public Cloud platforms throu...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...
Microsoft has added new capabilities to its Internet of Things platform making it one of the first to support emerging industrial use cases such as Edge Analytics and device management. Microsoft is one of the few companies to deliver end-to-end IoT capabilities covering the entire spe...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...
DigitalOcean is an affordable cloud computing platform for developers. With presence across America, Asia, and Europe, it is one of the fastest growing public cloud services company. Kubernetes is also gaining ground, in the container orchestration ecosystem. Many businesses are consid...
Machine Learning, Edge Computing and Serverless are the three key technologies that will redefine the Cloud Computing platforms. Machine Learning (ML) is becoming an integral part of modern applications. From the web to mobile to IoT, ML is powering the new breed of applications throug...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...