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Cloudreachers crank up the creativity for .create(v=5.0)

Chris Schwartz 22nd May 2018
This year marked our fifth .create() hackathon, and it’s been a fiercely competitive event with a total of 7 teams battling it out. The brief was to develop something eye-catching that showcases technical ingenuity and demonstrates the power of AWS using one or more innovative technologies e.g. data engineering, IoT, AI, Machine Learning. With the prize […]

FPGAs and the Future of Parallelized Computation in the Cloud

Cloudreach Team 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 […]

Alexa – The Cloudy Concierge

5th July 2017
The challenge At Cloudreach, during every quarterly event, we are challenged to create something new. Something innovative that provides a solution to a problem we face as colleagues on an everyday basis. The idea does not necessarily have to be technology related but rather, something to make our lives easier. Here at our London office, […]

IoT Doorbell

Neil Stewart 16th June 2017
I’ve been a bit obsessed with Home automation, Serverless and IoT for a wee while and I find that these are three technologies that complement each other super well. I started my IoT collection about 2 years ago when I asked for Philips Hue lights for Christmas… I got a few confused comments and looks […]