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What is a Docker Image? (And how do you use one with IronWorker?)

By Nick | September 17, 2020

Love them or hate them, containers have become part of the infrastructure running just about everything. From Kubernetes to Docker, almost everyone has their version of containers. The most commonly used is still Docker.  IronWorker was among the very first to combine serverless management with containers. In this article we will give a high-level overview…

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What is Python Celery?

By Nick | September 15, 2020

Celery is an implementation of the task queue concept, one that significantly enhances the end user’s experience. It also benefits developers by saving them time, so that they can focus on what really matters — their ideas and innovations. That is why it remains one of the most popular background job managers in the Python…

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Another As A Service? What is the Difference Between IaaS, CaaS, PaaS, and FaaS?

By Nick | September 6, 2020

One of the biggest trends in enterprise IT over the past decade is the explosion of the “as a service” business model, also known by the acronym XaaS. In the XaaS model, businesses provision services and applications over the Internet, rather than installing them on local machines. According to a 2018 survey by Deloitte, 71 percent…

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What is Cloud Elasticity?

By Nick | September 6, 2020

Cloud elasticity is one of the most important features of cloud computing, and a major selling point for organizations to migrate from their on-premises infrastructure. But what is cloud elasticity exactly, and what are the benefits of cloud elasticity? Below, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about elasticity in cloud computing. Schedule a call to…

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The Pros and Cons of Cloud Elasticity

By Nick | September 6, 2020

Introduction Cloud elasticity comes with a wide range of benefits—but also some potential drawbacks that you should be aware of before you use it. We’ve already given a general overview of cloud elasticity in our article “What is Cloud Elasticity?” Below, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of cloud elasticity, so that you can decide…

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Docker Container: How to Create a Docker Container

By Nick | September 4, 2020

How to Create a Docker Container App development and deployment now needs to be slicker and simpler than ever. To stay ahead of the competition, you need to be able to get your app up and running quickly without a ton of conflict issues or worrying that problems will arise depending upon which device is…

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Python Celery: Pros & Cons and Reviews

By Nick | September 4, 2020

Introduction Python Celery is an open-source project for implementing asynchronous task queues and job queues. If you’re looking for a good Python Celery overview, check out our article “What is Python Celery?”. But now that we’ve discussed how Python Celery works, what about the pros and cons of using Python Celery, or what real users have…

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Celery vs. IronWorker — Which One Should You Choose?

By Nick | September 4, 2020

Vs 5 important differences between Celery vs. IronWorker: Language: Celery runs on Python. IronWorker is “language agnostic.” Performance: IronWorker has far more features than Celery. (It has a better UI too!) Scalability: IronWorker is, hands down, much easier to scale.  Price: Celery has an open-source license (this means it’s free!), but it comes with limitations. They…

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How Secure is AWS Fargate?

By Nick | September 4, 2020

IronWorker is a prominent competitor to AWS Fargate, a worker system which truly rivals and runs alongside its alternatives with its parallel worker system. Here’s a bit of a comparison between the two, in particular with regards to security and functionality. Fargate was developed as a secure system resistant to user errors Fargate runs tasks within…

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How to Schedule SMS’s and Calls on Twilio

By Nick | September 4, 2020

A very common use case for using a service like Twilio is to be able to schedule calls or SMS’s. Maybe you want to schedule a conference call, schedule a text to go out at specific time, or notify all your users about something via SMS every day. Twilio doesn’t have scheduling built in, but here’s an…

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Docker Containers: The Pros and Cons of Docker

By Nick | August 28, 2020

If you’ve already switched to Docker, you know there are plenty of benefits it can bring it life as a developer. If you’re thinking about making the switch, but are nervous about what this might mean for you, read on. We take a good look at the positives and any negatives we’ve found working with the…

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Pros and Cons of Cloud Agnostic

By Nick | August 20, 2020

Cloud computing benefits organizations in several ways. More than half of businesses that adopt cloud services say that they experience better security. An impressive 87% of companies say that cloud services accelerate their business processes. Cloud agnostic has become a popular option for companies that want more flexibility, scalability, and cost controls. Cloud agnostic can also…

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