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VMware announced the availability of AWS Greengrass appliance for vSphere in preview. This integration lets VMware customers take advantage of edge computing capabilities powered by Amazon Web Services. The AWS Greengrass appliance is packaged as an Ubuntu VM available in an OVA templa...
One of the key benefits of an industrial Internet of Things-based system is predictive maintenance. Based on the metrics ingested by the connected devices, a machine learning algorithm detects anomalies to predict potential failures. This not only saves a few million dollars for enterp...
In the previous installment of our exploration of the Spinnaker multi-cloud deployment tool, we have setup and tested Spinnaker running on Minikube. We’ll now focus on creating an automated pipeline to deploy containerized applications to a production Kubernetes cluster. Overview There...
Cloud computing acted as a catalyst in accelerating IoT adoption among enterprises. Cloud made it possible to connect devices to traditional line-of-business applications such as ERP and asset tracking platforms. Though the devices have been capable of generating telemetry data, it was...
When it comes to cloud computing, Amazon Web Services is undoubtedly the market leader. For Q3 2017, the company reported revenue of $4.58 billion beating the $4.5 billion average analyst estimate. Over the last decade, the company has transformed into a hypermarket of cloud services f...
In the last previous installment of the series, we introduced Spinnaker as the multicloud deployment tool. We will explore how to setup Spinnaker on the Kubernetes open source container orchestration engine and deploy your first application through it. In this tutorial, I will walk you...
Machine learning (ML) is touted as the most critical skill of current times. Artificial intelligence (AI), an application of ML, is becoming pervasive. From autonomous vehicles to self-tuned databases, AI and ML are found everywhere. Industry analysts often refer to AI-driven automatio...
2017 witnessed the meteoric rise of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. From large platform vendors to early-stage startups, AI and ML have become the key focus areas. VCs poured billions of dollars in funding AI-related startups. Platform companies increased their R&D bu...
AWS, Facebook and Microsoft have collaborated to build Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX), which makes it possible to reuse trained neural network models across multiple frameworks. Since its announcement in September 2017, various players including AMD, ARM, IBM, Intel, Huawei, NVIDI...
Video streaming service Netflix certainly knows a thing or two about web-scale deployments. Since the time of the creation of Chaos Monkey in 2011, the company has been regularly contributing to the open source ecosystem. In 2012, Netflix developed Asgard to automate Amazon Web Service...
IBM Watson IoT is a cloud-based platform to build enterprise IoT solutions. For developers, it offers an intuitive mechanism to connect devices, ingest sensor data, and build mobile and web applications to control the connected devices. In this tutorial, we will connect two Raspberry P...
Last week at the Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent conference, AWS and Intel introduced a new video camera, AWS DeepLens, that acts as an intelligent device that can run deep learning algorithms on captured images in real-time. The key difference between DeepLens and any other AI-powered ...
AWS has gone back to its roots to strengthen the API and developer tools offerings of its cloud platform. At the recently concluded re:Invent event, the company emphasized on developer productivity through new APIs, integrated tools, and a new browser-based IDE. Unlike the previous con...
Google announced that it eliminated the cluster management fee for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). This move makes running containerized workloads in Google Cloud Platform cheaper. Before the price cut, customers were paying $0.15 per hour per node for clusters running more than six no...
This is the second part of the article on what to expect from AWS re:Invent 2017. As we gear up to attend yet another re:Invent, here is the master list of announcements that you can expect from AWS. Some of them are obvious, and some are just a part of my wish list. I am curious to
It’s that time of the year when Las Vegas gets painted red by thousands of cloud enthusiasts and professionals gathered to attend AWS re:Invent, the mega event hosted by Amazon. With each passing year, AWS re:Invent only becomes bigger and better. The last week of November will witness...
TIBCO has invested in two open source projects – Flogo and Mashling – to help developers build microservices for the edge computing layer. With its strong legacy of building messaging platforms, TIBCO shipped Project Flogo, an open source project licensed under a BSD-styled license for...
Google announced the availability of its cloud platform in Mumbai, one of the first regions in India. The new region has three zones for higher availability and redundancy. This move officially marks the entry of Google Cloud Platform into the Indian subcontinent. The Mumbai region joi...
Though we are living an extremely connected world, it is always challenging for developers to build fully-connected applications. Ask any mobile or IoT developer, and he would say that his number one problem is low-latency communication. PubNub, the San Francisco-based company, is set ...
Device twins are becoming important in the design, development and deployment of industrial IoT solutions. They act as virtual devices representing the metadata and data of the physical device connected to the IoT platform. Though the concept of device twins is still evolving, it has b...
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...