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Federating the AWS CLI with an Identity Provider

Posted by Paul Moreno  on  Sep 27, 2015 1

Paul Moreno shows how to federate AWS IAM permissions, roles, and users with a directory service such as LDAP or Active Directory with an Identity Provider.


Erlang in the Cloud: The Talko Service Architecture

Posted by Ransom Richardson  on  Sep 26, 2015

Ransom Richardson presents the Talko service architecture, its implementation and operation in the cloud, why they are using Erlang for it and key things learned along the way.


API Virtualization – Mocking on Steroids

Posted by Ole Lensmar  on  Sep 20, 2015

Ole Lensmar takes a look at a number of common API virtualization use cases - design-first development, sandboxing and load testing - to see how and when virtual APIs can help and when they can’t.


The Evolution of Testing Methodology at AWS: From Status Quo to Formal Methods with TLA+

Posted by Tim Rath  on  Feb 21, 2015

Tim Rath explains how and why Amazon incorporated more powerful testing methodologies, ultimately leading them to the use of formal methods where TLA+ has become a cornerstone to our overall strategy.


How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Deploying the Netflix API Service

Posted by Sangeeta Narayanan  on  Jan 17, 2015

Sangeeta Narayanan goes over how Netfix got to the current continuous delivery state, the lessons they learnt and the successes they enjoyed along the way.


NoSQL Like There is No Tomorrow

Posted by Swami Sivasubramanian,Khawaja Shams  on  Oct 12, 2014

The authors take a deep dive into the history of NoSQL at, from the world of relational databases to the Dynamo days to the world of managed services like DynamoDB.


Machine Learning at Netflix Scale

Posted by Aish Fenton  on  Oct 07, 2014 4

Aish Fenton discusses Netflix' machine learning algorithms, including distributed Neural Networks on AWS GPUs, providing insight into offline experimentation and online AB testing.


Enterprise IT: What's Beyond Virtualization

Posted by Derek Collison  on  Sep 14, 2014

Derek Collison discusses some of the technologies and approaches for building a self-healing infrastructure: Intelligent layer 7 SDN with semantic awareness, self healing techniques, etc.


Using Docker in Cloud Networks

Posted by Chris Swan  on  Sep 07, 2014

Chris Swan takes a look at Docker: what it is, why it was chosen, how it became an established platform, and what it takes to package applications and application infrastructure for use with Docker.


Migrating to Cloud Native with Microservices

Posted by Adrian Cockcroft  on  Aug 10, 2014 2

Adrian Cockcroft discusses strategies, patterns and pathways to perform a gradual migration towards modern enterprise applications based on cloud, microservices and denormalized NoSQL databases.


Analyzing Big Data On The Fly

Posted by Shawn Gandhi  on  Aug 03, 2014 1

Shawn Gandhi overviews real-time processing use cases, and how developers are using AWS Kinesis to shift from a traditional batch-oriented approach to a continual real-time data processing model.


The Game of Big Data: Scalable, Reliable Analytics Infrastructure at KIXEYE

Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Jul 19, 2014

Randy Shoup describes KIXEYE's analytics infrastructure from Kafka queues through Hadoop 2 to Hive and Redshift, built for flexibility, experimentation, iteration, testability, and reliability.

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