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Serverless abstraction causes users to grow out of touch with their deployments, which makes it difficult to keep the code “honest” to its infrastructural reality.
Tests with varying amounts of load and concurrency showed that direct integration from API Gateway to DynamoDB performed best for small and medium scale.
Details about the declarative infrastructure platform on Kubernetes to support 3000+ GCP projects and 50,000+ resources
Recommends adoption of product management practices for internal platforms, CI/CD IaaS, running cost as an indicator of architecture fitness
Generative AI differs from other automation and ML tools in that it can shift the developer’s work to a higher, more abstract level
Architecture veteran Brian Chambers shares insights from his journey as an enterprise architect, and how to overcome the challenges of becoming rusty with code as a result of ‘living in waves’
Is the tech industry at crossroads today? Diverse set of events have come together in rapid succession, and have far-reaching implications
Design guidelines for introducing serverless into stateful apps, guide to selecting SRE team topologies and more
Google whitepaper on modern data strategy; Spotify's sequential testing approach. Other updates: application modernization challenges, GCP Pub/Sub schema evolution, Application Auto Scaling in AWS
Vertex AI Google App Builder generative AI tools, Netflix media understanding platform, AWS cross-AZ transfer “tax”, EC2 security feature, sessions control in GCP
Flexera cloud report 2023, Florence Foundation model, CNCF whitepaper on edge native principles, LLM training on SageMaker, Carnegie Mellon SEI Zero Trust tips, CNCF report on cloud adoption model
Google Threat Detection and Response report, open source security report, Telecom Data Fabric from Google Cloud, Amazon Timestream and Amazon Kinesis updates, AlloyDB goes global.
Azure .NET web pattern published, Document AI Workbench update, SageMaker real-time inference model MLOps, changing role of architects
Gregor Hohpe on cost impact of loose coupling, scaling media ML at Netflix, caching for Azure Container Registry, new services in AWS Step Functions, EKS Anywhere on Snow.
Dataplex AutoDQ in preview, new performance metrics in AWS Lambda, Azure VMWare Solution updates