Top 3 Takeaways From AWS re:Invent 2017

Top 3 Takeaways From AWS re:Invent 2017

As the cloud marketplace gets ever larger and rivalry between the largest cloud providers heats up, Amazon Web Services (AWS) uses it’s re:Invent conference to assert its authority in the space and its intention to take on the competition. AWS re:Invent is an...
The Cloud and Cryptocurrency

The Cloud and Cryptocurrency

As an AWS certified cloud solutions architect, one of the things I am regularly asked is “Can I mine Bitcoin on AWS hardware?” My response is always “Absolutely, but you’ll end up losing money!” For those who do not know, Bitcoin mining is the process where Bitcoin...
Application Building: Traditional Versus Cloud-Based

Application Building: Traditional Versus Cloud-Based

The cloud continues to grow and dominate the business sector. According to a 2017 article in Forbes, Gartner predicts that the public cloud computing market is expected to reach $411B by 2020. This is double the revenue size of the market as it was in 2016. This seems...
3 Predictions for AWS in 2018

3 Predictions for AWS in 2018

Three Predictions for AWS in 2018 Someone much wiser than I am once said, “It’s easy to predict everything, except the future.” This is especially true when it comes to predicting anything to do with cloud computing and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Technology changes...
Good things come to those who wait….

Good things come to those who wait….

Amazon Web Services is constantly evolving. Each year AWS releases a dizzying array of new features, services and updates. In fact, so many are announced that sometimes it’s difficult to keep track of them all. However, despite all these shiny new cloud service...