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Amazon ECS: a Platform to Run Production Containers

Posted by Uttara Sridhar  on  Jan 07, 2017 Posted by Uttara Sridhar Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 07, 2017

Uttara Sridhar dives deep into the architecture behind Amazon ECS and demonstrates the key features to build and run a container-based application on Amazon ECS.


NoSQL Like There is No Tomorrow

Posted by Swami Sivasubramanian  on  Oct 12, 2014 Posted by Swami Sivasubramanian Follow 0 Followers , Khawaja Shams Follow 0 Followers  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.


Dynamo: Theme and Variations

Posted by Shanley Kane  on  Apr 15, 2013 1 Posted by Shanley Kane Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 15, 2013 1

Shanley Kane discusses Dynamo - consistent hashing, vector clocks, hinted handoff, gossip protocol - advances in each area, and how querying and application development has changed as a result of them


Escape From Amazon: Tips/Techniques for Reducing AWS Dependencies

Posted by Soam Acharya  on  Jan 06, 2013 Posted by Soam Acharya Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 06, 2013

Soam Acharya presents a case study of a business which relied heavily on AWS and had to reduce its dependencies on it, including tips for avoiding cloud lock-in.


Building and Delivering Next Generation Developer Services Using Private Cloud Infrastructure

Posted by Chris Pinkham  on  Dec 10, 2012 Posted by Chris Pinkham Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 10, 2012

Chris Pinkham explains how to create an automated scalable self-service infrastructure based on principles used by Amazon to build their cloud services.

Followers’s Journey to the Cloud

Posted by John Rauser  on  May 23, 2012 1 Posted by John Rauser Follow 0 Followers  on  May 23, 2012 1

John Rauser presents the architectural and technological evolution of Amazon retail websites starting with 1994 and ending with adopting Amazon Web Services.


Cloud-Powered Continuous Integration and Deployment

Posted by Jinesh Varia  on  May 11, 2012 Posted by Jinesh Varia Follow 0 Followers  on  May 11, 2012

Jinesh Varia discusses automating continuous integration, continuous deployment and continuous optimization in the context of using cloud computing services.


Riak Core: Dynamo Building Blocks

Posted by Andy Gross  on  Mar 10, 2011 Posted by Andy Gross Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 10, 2011

Andy Gross discusses the design philosophy behind Riak based on Amazon Dynamo - Gossip Protocol, Consistent Hashing, Vector clocks, Read Repair, etc. -, overviewing its main features and architecture.


Netflix in the Cloud

Posted by Adrian Cockcroft  on  Dec 21, 2010 1 Posted by Adrian Cockcroft Follow 8 Followers  on  Dec 21, 2010 1

Adrian Cockcroft discusses the advantages of running Netflix on AWS, comparing the old data center solution against the new cloud architecture, the current implementation and plans for the future.


High Performance Websites in the Cloud

Posted by Matt Wood  on  Dec 16, 2010 Posted by Matt Wood Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 16, 2010

Matt Wood presents the most important AWS services, explaining how to scale up and out, how to extend the basic stack, how to use storage, and how to manage MySQL databases running on EC2.


Designing Enterprise IT Systems with REST

Posted by Stuart Charlton  on  May 27, 2009 Posted by Stuart Charlton Follow 0 Followers  on  May 27, 2009

In this presentation, Stuart Charlton explains how hypermedia and dynamic interfaces change the way architects and developers look at enterprise systems and their interactions.


Jinesh Varia About Amazon Alexa Web Service's Architecture

Posted by Jinesh Varia  on  Aug 15, 2008 3 Posted by Jinesh Varia Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 15, 2008 3

Jinesh Varia talks about the architecture of one of Amazon's web services called Alexa. Jinesh explains how Amazon has reached scalability, performance and reduced costs for the Alexa service.

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