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Containerize This! How to build Golang Dockerfiles

Mike Zazon 2nd May 2018
Welcome to Containerize This! – a series of blog posts which will showcase building and running example applications written in a specific programming language or framework inside of a Docker container. We’ll go over some best practices in authoring a Dockerfile, special considerations you need to make for that language/framework, how to manage that container […]

Multi AWS Account federation with Microsoft Azure Active Directory as IdP

Tudor Toma 12th April 2018
When it comes to using Amazon Web Services in an enterprise environment, we think of Identity and Access Management being at the center of everything due to its importance for enterprises. Some of the key solutions which are used today relating to this are: Using a dedicated AWS Account as a central identification point for […]

AWS SSM in Action, the next generation of SSH

Giulio Calzolari 9th March 2018
Over the last year AWS have introduced a lot a of new capabilities to extend the functionality of the EC2 Systems Manager. These features include: Parameters store Automation Patching Run Command State Manager / Inventory At re:Invent 2017, many features were introduced such as SSM PrivateLink and PCI compliance. I decided to investigate SSM SendCommand to […]

How to continuously assess the security of your AMIs

Jawad Seddar 23rd February 2018
Jawad Seddar, Cloud Systems Developer at Cloudreach, gives insight on a continuous AMI assessment process using Amazon Inspector, Lambda and CloudWatch.   Vulnerability assessments   When deploying resources in the cloud or in your datacenters, it’s always recommended to make sure they are not affected by known vulnerabilities as these can easily be leveraged to […]

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 […]

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 […]