Mark your calendars next week for an awesome 3-day conference that brings the container technology community together to learn, share and connect. DockerCon 2019 will consist of workshops, keynotes, expo hall and of course a few drink-ups. (Our team will be co-hosting one of them!) You can expect a variety of attendees from across the…

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Google Cloud Functions is a serverless environment that many developers use. It enables programmers to write simple functions and attach them to events related to their cloud infrastructure. It’s a fully managed environment, which means there is no need to allocate servers or other equipment in order for your functions to run. However, Google Cloud…

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If you are in the field of software development, you have probably heard of containers. A containerized application has myriad benefits, including efficiency, cost, and portability. One of the big questions with this technology is where and how to host it? In house, in the cloud, somewhere else? Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a few…

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Iron was one of the pioneers of Serverless, so we’re excited to announce that we’ll also be one of the first companies to offer the next generation of compute:  It’s called Computerless™. Unlike Serverless, this technology removes the physical machine completely.  Our offering piggy-backs off the recent developments in fiber optic technology developed at the…

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Introduction It was once a tech buzzword, but cloud computing has become a mature best practice for companies of all sizes and industries. Even if you don’t know it, it’s highly likely that part or all of your business has already moved into the cloud. Case in point: A whopping 96 percent of organizations now…

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At Iron we love programming languages.  We started off with Ruby way back in the day, and eventually moved most of our latency critical services to Golang.  Internally, our team is made of some that love Typescript, some that speak fluent Rust, and myself… I’m a big Erlang nerd at heart, so I’m obviously a big…

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Docker and Kubernetes are two hot technologies in the world of software. Most software architectures are using them, or considering them. The question is often asked – Docker vs Kubernetes – which is better? Which one should we be using? As it turns out, this question misrepresents the two. These two technologies don’t actually do…

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What Is DevOps

If you’re searching for docker jobs online, it can be a real challenge to find open positions that fit your skills. A development job presents a fantastic opportunity to work at an innovative company. However, finding positions can be a time-consuming process. Here’s some advice for finding docker jobs online. You’ll also find 11 open…

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Wherever two or more people need to wait in line for something, you can guarantee that there will be a queue: supermarkets, bus stops, sporting events, and more. It turns out, however, that queues are also a useful concept in computer science. The data structure known as a queue is a collection of objects that are stored…

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iron.io api days apidays

First off, we’re giving away a few free tickets to the SF APIdays conference on July 31st.  Comment about your favorite API on this post for a chance to win a free ticket! With the freebie out of the way, we’re huge fans of APIdays (and API’s in general) and love to reference this landscape…

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