Overview CaaS, which stands for containers as a service, has been growing in popularity over the last decade as more organizations look for ways to control tasks while leveraging the benefits of technology. CaaS takes uses cloud technology to control containers. Containers are applications that contain all of the code and libraries that they need…

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Overview While app infrastructure and architecture were evolving, so was the face of software deployment and packaging. Over the past three decades, app deployment has become more efficient, a must in a world that increasingly lives and works online. The evolution of deployment and packaging since 1980 has ultimately lead to improved efficiency, scalability, and…

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Overview Architecture: IronWorker is a hosted job processing solution that lets you manage container-based workloads. Dynos are isolated Linux containers in Salesforce Heroku that facilitate code based on various commands. Purpose: Use dynos to execute code for specific commands. Use IronWorker to manage and schedule these containers. Scalability: Both IronWorker and dynos scale but in different ways.…

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Overview Architecture: IronWorker is a server-less on-demand task processing solution for managing container-based workloads. Sidekiq is a background processing tool that handles various jobs at the same time. Language: IronWorker is “language agnostic.” It runs in a multi-language containerized environment. Sidekiq runs on Ruby. Scalability: IronWorker is a lot easier to scale than Sidekiq. Price: IronWorker…

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Google Cloud Run

Heads up IT professionals! Google Cloud Run is a new cloud computing platform and it is out of Beta that’s hot off the presses from Google, First announced at the company’s Google Cloud Next conference, April 2019 marked its remarkable birth. Google Cloud Run has generated a lot of excitement (and a lot of questions) among both tech journalists and…

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Kubernetes

App development and deployment is an ever-evolving and highly competitive industry. These days, that means looking at ways to ensure apps work across a variety of platforms and devices. This, invariably, means exploring the container environment, where products like Kubernetes and Docker rule. But what is Kubernetes? Is it just another version of Docker, or something completely different? Table…

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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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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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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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Docker containers are a tool that helps make application development and deployment simpler and more lightweight. Containers are a standardized unit of software, which allows developers to package together services, dependencies and configurations as a single container image. Containers work in isolation from each other, allowing short term tasks to be added or removed easily…

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