The best reason to use DynamoDB streams is...

Many clients have asked me, “When do I use DynamoDB streams vs Kinesis?” It’s a great question, since both services are very similar, especially when you process their records with Lambda functions. So let’s break it down and look at the key differences between Kinesis and DynamoDB streams. When it comes to streaming and processing real-time events on AWS, Kinesis is the de facto solution in AWS.

How to Choose Your Cloud Provider

With the emergence of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in 2002, the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model kickstarted the public cloud revolution that has permanently changed how IT services are deployed and delivered. According to Gartner’s July 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service report, the annual cloud IaaS market is currently worth $41.4 billion and is expected to grow to $81.5 billion by 2022.


Serverless Heroes Down Under - Stackery Visits Australia!

Last week I was battling jet lag and this week, an inbox of unanswered emails. But I’m also marveling at the quality of the AWS community all over the world. I had the privilege of speaking at ServerlessDays Sydney the week before last, and along with the amazing conference talks, I also got to see firsthand just how much of the globe is involved in pushing forward serverless using AWS technology and how excited they were to share what they were learning.


Head in the Clouds: Integrating Oracle Cloud Infrastructure With VictorOps

In tandem with DevOps adoption, the use of cloud computing and infrastructure continues to grow. Teams are using public cloud, private cloud, on-premises and hybrid cloud applications and infrastructure to improve scalability and speed. In a world of CI/CD and rapid deployment, cloud infrastructure offers more transparency in releasing software and greater flexibility in production.


Readying Your Cloud Apps for True Performance Tuning

Optimizing cloud apps is a no-brainer. If you can pull it off, you will simultaneously save money and boost performance. At Opsani, we have leveraged neural net and deep reinforcement learning technologies to construct an AI that continually optimizes cloud app performance. It is the perfect tool for any enterprise with cloud-based, medium-to-large applications that clocks a >$5M/yr cloud spend and is moving toward DevOps.


Monitor your Lambda functions with Datadog's Serverless Framework plugin

Since it was released in 2015, the Serverless Framework has become the community-favorite way to manage and deploy serverless applications in the cloud. Similar to Terraform and CloudFormation, it lets you express infrastructure as code, making it easy to share and version-control your entire serverless environment.


Ease Your AWS Migration with AIOps

As enterprise cloud migrations accelerate, AWS continues to be a clear and compelling choice for digitally-transforming organizations. And while cloud-based operations are faster, innovative, reliable and cost-effective – they pose new, growing challenges for IT Ops, NOC and DevOps teams. With cloud-based operations, IT organizations now need to minimize outages and disruptions across different architectures and workloads.