30 questions to ask as you plan for multicloud

via GIPHY I enjoy reading Corey Quinn’s Last week in AWS newsletter. And also really like his podcast Screaming in the cloud. This week Corey talks with Jay Gordon from Mongodb. While Jay seems somewhat of an advocate of multicloud, Corey is decidedly critical. Which makes for a great interview! Corey also wrote a piece …

What does the fight between palantir & nypd mean for your data?

via GIPHY In a recent buzzfeed piece, NYPD goes to the mat with Palantir over their data. It seems the NYPD has recently gotten cold feet. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. As they explored options, they found an alternative that might save them a boatload of money. They considered switching …

How To Build Highly Scalable Web Applications For The Cloud

Scalability in the cloud depends a lot on application design.  Keep these important points in mind when you are designing your web application and you will scale much more naturally and easily in the cloud. ** Original article — Intro to EC2 Cloud Deployments ** 1. Think twice before sharding It increases your infrastructure and …