08 Feb 2019
Keeping the data safe
Twelve factor applications (https://12factor.net/) discourage any form of local data.
Keeping data local to a server may be easier and quicker, but it restricts the options
for scaling and providing redundancy for the information.
01 Feb 2019
Scaling for flexible workloads
Another excerpt from my book, Who moved my Servers?
One of the most attractive features of moving to the Cloud is the ability to scale
applications quickly based on workload.
18 Jan 2019
Application designed for Cloud
As the Cloud is a pay as you go service, the application should be too.
AWS’s CTO Werner Vogels speaking at Amazon re: invent said
‘While an Amazon EC2 instance might look like a server to you, it is not a server.
It is something you can switch off, it is a software component’.