Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) architectures simplify how applications are deployed for developers, and serverless architecture or Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) is the next step in that direction. This article explores how serverless platforms are built, operated and leveraged for rapid application delivery. A conclusion of this work is that the serverless space is ripe for innovation.
Does your approach to application and data center security change when adopting cloud services? To learn more about this topic, InfoQ reached out to Pete Cheslock, head of operations and support teams at Threat Stack.
Blockchain, most well known as the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses far beyond cryptocurrencies. This article explains the use cases and technical concepts behind blockchain, gives an overview about available services, and points out why middleware is a key success factor in this space.
The orchestration of containers is key for success, and various technologies are competing for market share. This article examines the current tooling and how this relates to deploying microservices. 2
This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise.
HashiCorp's Million Container Challenge is a test for how efficiently its scheduler, Nomad, can schedule one million containers across 5,000 hosts. This post outlines the lessons learned.
Xu Wang introduces HyperContainer, a runtime for running Docker images on any hypervisor, providing hardware-enforced isolation for multi-tenant environments.
Even though mobile apps are nothing special anymore, there is still movement in this area. In this article, Katie Stanfield highlights some of the trends we might encounter in the near future. 14
What role do containers play in a modern cloud-native application? InfoQ reached out to some of the most influential tech leaders in the industry and asked them to participate in a virtual roundtable. 1
In an interview with Marcus Wendt we learn about Composite C1’s 15 year journey from a fledging commercial project to an open source platform with dozens of partners. 2
There has been a raging debate about PaaS and whether it is still a valuable part of a cloud portfolio, so InfoQ reached out to 4 leaders in the cloud domain for their opinions on the future of PaaS.
Chris Smith offers insights on how to leverage the increasing employee adoption of cloud services (Bring Your Own Cloud) to perform their work. Understanding the risks and benefits becomes essential.