A recent survey conducted by Mulesoft concluded that most businesses are trying to understand how to work with new channels, engagement, and ubiquity. Nearly ¾ of IT decision makers said that if digital transformation initiatives weren’t completed, it would have a negative impact on revenue in three months.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a topic that I’m passionate about, I envision massive opportunities for the development of new technologies on what this new wave of innovation is bringing. The possibility of an interconnected world will lead us to a big jump into what a lot of us have just only dreamed to become a reality.
This past week, the internet was up in a storm over an article on Shodun’s recently launched search engine for IoT. What this search engine exposes is that most web cameras home owners have are highly vulnerable to prying eyes. The feed includes images of backyards, insides of homes, and even sleeping babies.
As the Internet of Things alters the entire landscape of analytics and big data, companies are realizing the opportunity to gather and manipulate data that hasn’t seen the light of day in years. This kind of data exists in unstructured forms like excel sheets, logs, or even archived emails.
Law enforcement agencies are driven by information, much like any other enterprise, and that data drives their demand for cloud applications that are seamless and future proof. SaaS is the ultimate solution for agencies looking for a lower-cost system to use software as needed instead of investing in and maintaining large server infrastructure and licensing fees.
This isn’t about myths of epic proportions where heroes slay multi-headed monsters, this is much more important! These myths about the cloud are mostly due to a lack of understanding, but they slow down the technology industry, impedes innovation, and induce a fright that distracts us from progress. These are the top myths of the cloud:
More and more companies are migrating to the cloud, which makes it less of a competitive advantage according to a recent report by the Harvard Business Review (HBR). However, that doesn’t mean it’s the end of cloud computing as we know it. In the report a respondent noted, “Cloud is no longer a differentiator; however, not being on it would be a significant disadvantage.”
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable DNS service offered by AWS. Route 53 handles domain registration and routes user's Internet requests to your application. An added feature about Route 53 is that it also intelligently direct traffics based on routing policies and automated health checks away from servers that might be failing.
Aurora first debuted during Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) re:invent conference in November 2014, positioning the database as a lower cost, higher performance, high availability alternative to any enterprise grade database server. Now, after close to 4 years of development and testing, AWS, announced earlier last week that Aurora is now available to US and EU customers.