Write 12-Factor PHP Apps – And Be Loved By DevOps

Today we want to focus on the app, not on the operations involved by running a zero-downtime, scalable, resilient (web) application. DevOps should help us creating a culture where Developers and Operations work together to get the applications deployed. As a Developer, it all starts

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Why Use Cassandra NoSQL Database?

NASA gathered approximately 1.73 gigabytes of data before you are able to reach the end of this sentence. Boeing 787 generates on average approximately half a terabyte of data per flight. Due to these vast amount of data generated by devices and sensors, most data

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Your Own Platform As A Service In 5 Steps, For Free, With Dokku

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a good way to focus on the app, rather than the infrastructure. At Heroku you can deploy your application in a few steps, without touching and maintaining the Operating System. You can focus on developing your application: you push the app

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DevOps In 4 Steps, For Busy People

Implementing DevOps starts with optimizing your existing Software Development LifeCycle to bring Dev and Ops closer together. If you can develop and deploy software better and quicker, you can focus more on what’s important, and less on infrastructure problems or bugs that arise from promoting

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The end of the System Administrator

The operational cost of Applications The big operational cost of applications is maintenance. Low and Medium security updates are often applied on a weekly or monthly basis. High and Critical updates are expedited, which means they’re are often implemented during out of hours and weekends.

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5 Steps to start with Big Data at a low cost

1. Cloud Storage Use Cloud Storage as your Data Lake. Anonymize your data or use encryption to satisfy the policies to move your data outside the enterprise. Storing 1 TB in a European Amazon Datacenter is as cheap as $30 per month. 2. Processing as

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Avoid Cloud Vendor Lock-in

Free Cloud For Everyone Every Cloud provider wants you to sign up for their services. To do that, they will offer you some free services. Amazon for instance has the Free Tier. Google Cloud will give you $300 for a free trial. Heroku will give

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Sensitive Data On The Cloud

“The cloud is not secure enough” Maybe you are scared to deploy your applications on public cloud, because you think it is less secure. You rather want everything on-premise, because you think you don’t have to think so much about security. You are wrong. Most

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