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Recent News

Google Sheets Meets BigQuery
(30/06/2020)
The new feature, called Connected Sheets, enables to analyse billions of rows and petabytes of data in Sheets, without SQL.

Google Cloud VMware Engine Goes GA
(30/06/2020)
VMware technologies such as vSphere, vCenter, vSAN, NSX-T, and HCX, all can now run in a dedicated environment on Google Cloud.

Amazon EFS Higher Minimum Throughput
(30/06/2020)
The minimum throughput goes from 50KiB/s per GiB of Standard class storage to a fixed minimum of 1 MiB/s for file systems with less than 20 GiB of Standard class storage, when burst credits are exhausted.

Bash and Windows CMD on AWS CodeBuild
(26/06/2020)
The new natively-supported shell types (Bash on Ubuntu/AWS Linux and CMD on Windows) avoids the need to rewrite shell scripts to be executed by CodeBuild.

Oracle Coherence Community Edition
(25/06/2020)
If you can't beat them, give it away. It turns out, in the age of Hazelcast and Redis, Coherence is still a thing.

Blog Posts

Visualising Kubernetes Objects' Life Cycles Visualising Kubernetes Objects' Life Cycles

Understanding key Kubernetes objects' life cycles using UML Activity diagrams.

June 18, 2020

Svelte in Five Minutes Svelte in Five Minutes

A quick introduction to Svelte.

April 2, 2020

Anti-Scale Anti-Scale

A Manifesto for Sane Software Development

March 15, 2020

Tech Directory

    Relational Databases

  • Amazon Aurora Serverless: An an on-demand, auto-scaling flavour of for Amazon Aurora.(03/07/2020)

  • Low Code and No Code

  • Amazon Honeycode: A SaaS service to build and web and mobile apps using a drag and drop UI interface.(03/07/2020)
  • Microsoft Power Apps: A SaaS service to build apps primarily within the Office 365 ecosystem.(03/07/2020)

  • AWS Services

  • Amazon Database Migration Accelerator: A solution that brings together AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT), and AWS database experts to migrate away from traditional commercial databases such as Oracle and MS SQL Server.(03/07/2020)

  • Relational Databases

  • Amazon Aurora: A proprietary but MySQL and PostgreSQL wire-compatible relational database, which offers more performance and "cloud native" dynamics than the than the regular open source counterparts running on VMs.(03/07/2020)

  • Cloud Migration

  • AWS App2Container: A tool for modernizing .NET and Java applications into containerized applications which produces ECS Task definitions and Kubernetes Pod manifests.(01/07/2020)

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