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Cassandra as a Service in the Cloud

In this blog, we will cover 3 ways you can utilize Cassandra as a service in the cloud. We will cover DataStax Astra, Amazon Keyspaces, and Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB. A video is embedded in the blog where you can watch a live demo where we spin up databases on each of these services and take a look at the cool features each service provides.

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Cloud Functions for Firebase

Google Cloud Functions is a compute solution for developers to create single-purpose, stand-alone functions that respond to cloud events without the need to manage a server or runtime environment, this is why Cloud Functions are considered serverless architecture.

Cloud Functions for Firebase provides a way to extend the behavior of Firebase and integrate Firebase features through the addition of server-side code. It is a joint product between the Google Cloud Platform team and the Firebase team.

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Scaling Cloud Web & Data Technologies

In today’s society, it is considered the common practice to distribute your business technology operations in an effort to maximize your potential return, whether that be tangible or intangible assets. This process is not merely separating a company into parts but also paving the path for exponential growth.

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Cloud Adoption Strategy – Best Practices for Success

With 83% of enterprise workload projected to be running on the cloud by 2020 as per Forbes, it is necessary for companies to have a definitive cloud adoption strategy. Also noteworthy is the distribution of projected adoption of the type of cloud with 41% of enterprise workloads to be running on the public cloud (AWS, GCP, IBM, Azure, and the likes). Another 20% are projected to be taking the private cloud route and 22% opting for the hybrid cloud.

Adoption of the cloud in a business setting is not an overnight exercise. Companies need to acquire the skills and knowledge before initiating the cloud migration process, which needs to be backed by a solid strategy. With proper planning and execution of the strategy, companies can start reaping the fruits of the cloud. The top practices, a company should adopt for successful cloud adoption are outlined below:

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Architecting & Managing a Global Data & Analytics Platform Part 3: Deploy Frameworks that Scale on any Cloud (Containers, Azure, AWS, VMs, Baremetal)

It’s much easier to iterate your platform on containers before deciding to use more “traditional” computing systems in Staging or Production. It’s not a requirement to use Docker or Kubernetes, but even if the system is using containers all the way up to Production, many of the DevOps cycles can be done more quickly because of how quickly environments can be refreshed.

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