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DevOps, Containers, and the Cloud: The Evolution of Information Technology

By Nick | October 18, 2020

In 2020, the cloud reigns supreme, containers make app deployment as easy as ever, and developers work directly with operators.…

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How the History of IT Has Changed Over the Years – And Will Keep Changing

By Nick | October 17, 2020

Over the last half-century, we’ve seen the advent, rise, and evolution of IT in response to technological and social changes.…

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Soap vs Rest API

Comparison of REST vs. SOAP API

By Nick | October 3, 2020

TLDR: Unlike REST (REpresentational¬†State¬†Transfer), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a messaging service. REST operations are data-driven, whereas SOAP is…

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Super Easy Batch Processing with Docker and IronWorker

By Iron | October 2, 2020

Batch processing means getting a lot of one type of task done all in one go, saving time, effort and…

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Every Web Application Needs a Background Processing Queue

By Iron | October 1, 2020

Every web application has crucial tasks that need to run in the background. They run outside of the main web…

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Amazon SQS

Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service): Quick Overview and Tutorial

By Iron | September 24, 2020

Queues are a powerful way of combining software architectures. They allow for asynchronous communication between different systems, and are especially useful…

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

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,…

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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…

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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”…

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What is Cloud Elasticity in Cloud Computing?

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…

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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…

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Python Celery Software: 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…

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