cloud

The Cloud is More Secure Than Your Facility Joaquin Lippincott Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:46

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal ominously titled Capital One Breach Casts Shadow Over Cloud Security, veers dangerously close to blaming an internal company error at Capital One on one of the most secure companies in the world.  The article might be better headlined as "dirty bath water casts shadow over baby".  

How Cloud became the most important buzzword in business Joaquin Lippincott Sun, 07/21/2019 - 15:51
Cloud is not the first (and probably not the last) disruptor to business via software.  Over the past 50 years or so there have been four major epochs of software, with Cloud being the latest. SaaS software is dying and the Cloud is coming for all of us.
5 Signs You Need Cloud Migration Consulting Victoria Blake Thu, 04/04/2019 - 18:51

At some point in the last decade, you’ve probably bought a new computer. And at first, it’s great: performance is zippy, but after a few years, things start slowing down. Even though you upgrade your OS things seem wonky. And your friends—who just bought the latest model —are talking about all kinds of cool features that aren’t available on your machine. So you start shopping for a new computer...and the cycle repeats.

Building an Expandable IoT Data Pipeline - Part 1 Joshua De Leon Mon, 11/27/2017 - 16:31

Background and problem description

In late 2016 we were approached with an opportunity to build a data pipeline for one of our large clients. The client needed to obtain sensor data and media (images, video, etc) from custom IoT devices built by one of their vendors. The goal was to capture and analyze metric to improve efficiency of a business process.

Managing IIS Configuration With Puppet Powershell DSC Rich Staats Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:33

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Full Stack Basics for the Non-Developer, Part 2

Here's part 2 in the series explaining our "full stack" at a high level. If you missed part 1, make sure to give it a read first. If you prefer, you can read the long-form post with all the content in one. Again, feel free to call me on any technicalities or suggest changes/additions in the comments!

Full Stack part 2

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