How serverless changes application development

Pete Johnson is a technical solutions architect at Cisco. Serverless software architectures have generated a lot of interest. How much interest? Like, 2000 people at a conference breakout session —that level of interest. The photo below shows Datadog devops evangelist Matt Williams delivering a session about Lambda at AWS re:Invent last December. The jam-packed venue was […] Read more »

The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

Have you heard the fairy tale that application performance on the cloud is automatically optimized, without any effort from developers or administrators? Too many people believe it’s reality, and not a fairy tale. [ A developer’s guide: Get started with serverless computing. | Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing. | Build ’em now! […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: What’s with application monitoring? Another company picks up a monster funding round

An interesting thing is going on in the application and infrastructure monitoring space. A ton of money is being poured into the various vendors in the market, and all of those vendors are rapidly morphing their platforms to provide holistic monitoring functionality. No longer is it just about application monitoring or infrastructure monitoring in isolation. […] Read more »

Understanding Microsoft’s cloud application platform

When the new Dynamics 365 cloud CRM and ERP service comes out this fall, the obvious comparison is going to be toSalesforce (and NetSuite), but Microsoft’s ambition here is broader than just creating a cloud business software subscription service from its on premise business tools. To read this article in full or to leave a […] Read more »

Ex VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix workers set up application container company

In 2006 VMware released a breakthrough technology named dynamic resource scheduling (DRS), which allowed its virtual machine management software to automatically reallocate virtual machines among different applications based on their load. A startup founded by some of the VMware team members who helped create that feature, which is backed by the former CTO of VMware […] Read more »

Tolles Career & Technical Center (OH) Expands Online Student Application System from InfoSnap to Include a Customized Registration Solution

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 18, 2015 The Tolles Career and Technical Center in Plain City, Ohio, expands its partnership with InfoSnap by moving the center’s registration process online. In addition to InfoSnap providing the career and technical center with an online application solution that increased submissions by 25%, an intuitive registration solution will be added […] Read more »