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Cloudreach .create(v=4.0) Hackathon winner: NoComprehend

Alberto Alvarez 5th January 2018
It’s always great when .create() time comes around. We especially liked this edition as we could play with some of the services recently announced at AWS re:Invent 2017. NoComprehend is a Slack chatbot that uses a natural language processing (NLP) backend provided by Amazon Comprehend to identify keywords in Slack messages and populates a phrasal […]

FPGAs and the Future of Parallelized Computation in the Cloud

James Muldoon 20th December 2017
Abstract: Field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are a type of mutable hardware that can be reprogrammed and repurposed. This allows for quicker development time, time to market, and turnaround for hardware developers working on application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). “The nonrecurring engineering (NRE) expense of custom ASIC design far exceeds that of FPGA-based hardware solutions”, especially […]

Passing the Google Certified Professional – Cloud Architect exam: Tips & Resources

Richard Bennett 18th December 2017
Recently at Cloudreach we’ve had a big push to get more engineers Google Cloud Platform certified in order to elevate our ability to support our customers. We’ve had lots of engineers taking (and passing!) both the Google Cloud Architect and the Google Data Engineer certifications. I decided to study for the Google Cloud Architect exam, […]

The Public Cloud Landscape And Advice For Adopting At Scale

Patrick Barnett 13th December 2017
Things are rather sporty in the public cloud integration and managed services ecosystem. It is increasingly evident that this is a hot space, and we are presently witnessing significant momentum and change as more businesses require support with public cloud adoption. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Alibaba have steadily emerged as […]

Are we about to experience a big change in the developer role?

Thomas Linck 11th December 2017
Developers are creative people that want to be mentally stimulated. With developments in Cloud Computing, the job role is changing a lot and we’re expecting code generation to have a big impact on how developers work. How will they feel about this? Developers have been creating software since the beginning of the computer age, and […]
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