command-line interface

Often referred to as a character user interface, a command language interpreter, or a console user interface, a command-line interface (CLI) is a set of command lines in an interface that interacts with a specific program. Within that program, the user is able to set commands in text-form. This allows them to view and manage…

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History of Information Technology

Over the last half-century, we’ve seen the advent, rise, and evolution of IT in response to technological and social changes. What once was necessary has become obsolete, and technology that we couldn’t have imagined has become vital to everyday life and business. Below, you’ll find an introduction to the different eras of IT, each of…

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We’re happy to announce that Iron’s suite of products are now publicly available on the Manifold marketplace (see the bottom of this post for a coupon code you’ll want to redeem). If you haven’t heard of Manifold before, you definitely need to check them out.  They’re an application marketplace that lets you provision and manage services without…

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    Attending MLconf in San Francisco on November 10th? If so, come say hello! We’ve been seeing more and more customers hiring machine learning talent in order to tackle operational efficiencies and hone in on their forecasting. Iron’s platform is helping in almost all phases of the process, from ETL operations helping with the…

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The Cloud Expo was held June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, and Iron.io sent a team to present our vision for the future, collaborate with other attendees and answer questions. Below is a summary of three technical sessions representative of the Containers track at the conference: Scaling Massive Content Stores in the Cloud How to…

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Serverless computing has become a compelling model for companies to add business value without their development teams having to worry about provisioning, managing and scaling infrastructure. The concept is that developers write code that performs business logic based on  some specific input data, and the platform handles the details of: Where to run it: Use some machine with available…

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