- The importance of the developer experience – comparing Google Cloud Functions vs Azure Functions ()
In porting a project from Google Cloud Functions to Azure Functions, I found Microsoft’s developer experience is a great example of attention to detail. What does that mean for startups selling to developers?
- What are the common causes of cloud outages? ()
What causes cloud outages and downtime? Misconfiguration? Software bugs? Human error? A look at Amazon, Azure and Google clouds to see what causes downtime.
- Who has the best serverless platform? ()
Back in August 2017 I wrote a post about: Who has the serverless advantage? AWS Lambda vs GCP Cloud Functions vs Azure Functions. We were three years into commercial serverless offerings and there were still a lot of limitations. My main observation was: What really matters is the availability and consumption of other services within the cloud […]
- Office productivity – where Google and Microsoft have an advantage over AWS ()
Office productivity – this is one major area that AWS is significantly behind. So why does it matter?
- How the cloud changes how developers should think about costs ()
From fixed pricing per month to billing per function call, the cloud changes how developers should think about their application development
- Have the big cloud providers won the machine learning advantage? ()
At ReInvent last week, Amazon announced GuardDuty, which provides “intelligent threat detection and continuous monitoring” for your AWS workloads. With one click, you can enable real time analysis of events, network activity and DNS logs and begin to benefit from early detection of threats. It even has the capability to automate responses with Lambda triggers. […]
- The hidden costs of cloud ()
Cloud infrastructure introduces the model of paying for everything you use, which includes many things you might not think about. What are the hidden costs of cloud to watch out for?
- The cloud portfolio effect ()
We tend to talk about specific cloud vendor products, usually when there is something new and exciting to discuss. Appealing to developers is the first step. It starts with hearing about the amazing new technology Google Cloud has just productised, the newest release of an open source framework or a compelling new AWS product you […]
- You don’t need to be an expert to integrate AI in your startup ()
Originally published on The Next Web. We’re used to hearing that AI and machine learning is hopelessly complex, impossible to implement quickly, and that if you want to get on board the machine learning bandwagon you’ll need to invest heavily in PhDs, specialists and expensive experts. This way of thinking is simplistic and behind the […]
- Why does the interface matter? Cloud provider consoles compared ()
Developers are used to high quality design in consumer products, so they expect the same when using business products. Why is this important and how do the big 3 cloud providers compare?