nuclio: The New Serverless Superhero

  We’ve gotten used to there always being a trade-off: if something is abstract and easy to use as serverless, it’s probably slow and inflexible. Either that, or we’ve had to squeeze maximum performance and address unique application requirements at the expense of usability. But nuclio’s serverless functions (https://github.com/nuclio/nuclio) lets us rapidly create and run…

Using Containers As Mini-VMs is NOT Cloud-Native!

Cloud and SaaS companies invented the notion of micro-services and the “cloud-native” model to gain efficient scaling along with continuous development and operations. Legacy approaches don’t work for global services like Facebook, Google or eBay, which are always on. Containers and Docker were created as the ultimate packaging for such micro-services and new orchestration platforms…

Continuous Analytics: Real-time Meets Cloud-Native

iguazio combines real-time analytics, concurrent processing and cloud-native agility. We started working on this completely new approach to data management after witnessing countless customers struggle with traditional big data and analytics solutions. As a result, we are seeing that iguazio’s platform leads to magnitudes faster time to insights, faster time to market, greater simplicity and…

Serverless: Background, Challenges and Future

Serverless computing is the latest buzz, driven by the digital economy’s demand for instant results without the hassle. The serverless concept is a prepacked flavor of modern cloud-native architecture which decomposes applications to multiple stateless and elastic micro-service tiers. Micro-services shrink or grow to satisfy demand; they are restarted in case of a resource failure…

The Next Gen Digital Transformation: Cloud-Native Data Platforms

The software world is rapidly transitioning to agile development using micro-services and cloud-native architectures.  And there’s no turning back for companies that want to be competitive in the new digital transformation. Evolution in the application space has a significant impact on the way we build and manage infrastructure. Cloud-native applications in particular require shared cloud-native…

DC/OS Enables Data Center “App Stores”

Containers are getting widely adopted as they simplify the application development and deployment process, the transition into continuous integration with Microservices and Cloud-Native architectures will have significant impact on the businesses agility and competitiveness- They bring the notion of Smartphone Apps to the datacenter. Unfortunately, today there are still gaps, and Cloud-Native implementations require quite…