- 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?
- Is Google Cloud experiencing challenges going upmarket? ()
Google’s first day keynote did not go down well within the community, focusing on enterprise and with nothing really new to say, but it made up for it on the second day
- Will Spotify be to Google Cloud as Netflix is to AWS? ()
Almost exactly a year ago, we heard that Spotify was working on a huge migration over to Google Cloud. They got off to a great start with a series of blog posts about their use of Google Cloud Pub/Sub, which I used to calculate what they might be paying if they were being billed at list […]
- The golden age of SaaS ()
There’s no longer any good reason to run your own software. Everything you need to run your business is available as a service. Even core software components like databases and queues are now available through IaaS like Amazon’s RDS and Google’s pub/sub. When you buy something as a service, it will be more regularly updated and more secure […]