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Building a Serverless Web App: Why You Should Consider the Monolith

By david.cabezas | January 22, 2021

Overview: The differences between serverless microservices and monolithic approaches to software development. Serverless Computing Monolith Applications Monolithic Limitations Serverless Web Apps and Monoliths When it comes…

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Google Cloud Functions Alternatives

By Dylan Stamat | December 24, 2020

For those who are yet unfamiliar, Google Cloud Functions is a serverless environment that is used by a wide variety of developers. It enables…

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Cloud Tasks Overview

By david.cabezas | December 24, 2020

Overview Cloud Tasks is a managed service from Google that helps clients manage and distribute tasks to their queues. As…

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What is CaaS?

By david.cabezas | December 24, 2020

Overview CaaS, which stands for containers as a service, has been growing in popularity over the last decade as more…

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What is Pub/Sub? Asynchronous Tasks in the Cloud | Iron.io

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview Pub/Sub is, at its most basic, a form of asynchronous messaging providing service to service communication. Serverless situations often…

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From bulky apps to microservices: how app architecture evolved

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview For those who understand application development and architecture, the difference between modern practices and those used a decade or…

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How Application Infrastructure Has Evolved From Local to Remote

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview The three eras of application infrastructure are: Datacenters Hosted data The cloud While they’re all different, each technology is…

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The Evolution of App Deployment and Packaging: 1990 to Now

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview While app infrastructure and architecture were evolving, so was the face of software deployment and packaging. Over the past…

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PagerDuty and IronWorker Integration

By konnor | December 23, 2020

Time-critical incident reports are essential for async task processing. With a tool like IronWorker, running tasks is almost always a seamless…

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Evolution of development process

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview If you’ve followed our series on the evolution of IT, you know that we still need to talk about how…

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IronWorker vs. Ruby/Rails Worker

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview Architecture: IronWorker is an on-demand async task processing software for container-based workloads. Ruby on Rails (or Rails) is a…

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Redis RQ vs Iron.MQ: Which Service Is Better for Me?

By david.cabezas | December 23, 2020

Overview Language: Iron.MQ is language agnostic and Redis RQ supports Python, JavaScript, Ruby and GO, along with many others. Performance:…

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