Versioning, Branching and Testing Infrastructure as Code

Infrastructure management is evolving. Instead of provisioning hardware and tracking infrastructure in Excel spreadsheets, we can now interact with virtualized infrastructure resources in programmatic ways. Enter Infrastructure as Code (IaC). …

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Software Development

AWS vs. Azure: Answering the Quintessential Cloud Question

In some ways, choosing a cloud provider can be as difficult as the decision to move to the cloud. Creating a shortlist is easy. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft …

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RightBrain Networks Recognized for Growth, Success in Moving Companies to the Cloud

We’re so excited that we’ll just get straight to the point, We are a 2016 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Awardee!  This honor comes from the Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB), an …

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Testing the Cloud to Validate Platform as a Service (Paas)

Developers and testers have traditionally left hardware testing to electrical engineers. However, an interesting thing happens when we deploy code in the cloud — we open ourselves up to a …

Cloud Software Development

Top 8 Gotchas of Working with AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda is among Amazon’s cutting edge services designed to allow you to build microservices using serverless architecture. It’s an exciting technology (I’ll get to why in a second), but …

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud

The Realities of Cloud Computing Deployment Models

In the past few months, I’ve attended several technology conferences, presentations and MeetUps, and it seems that everyone is using “The Cloud” to deliver technology services to their businesses. But with …

Cloud

Top Five Objections to Going Cloud Native

Everyday our team here at RightBrain Networks encounters a number of objections to going cloud native. More often than not, these objections are ill founded. Given the significant advantages of …

Cloud

5 Promising Developer Tips for Success in a DevOps World

In the past, I’ve been a member of software companies with a more traditional culture. The kind of culture that has the so called “walled gardens” of development and operations, …

Cloud Devops

Introduction to the Cloud Development Life Cycle®

The cloud is not a move-it and forget-it deployment model. Cloud service providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are continually innovating and improving their services. In order …

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Developers Can Use CI to Avoid Integration Hell in the Cloud

Developing for the cloud means embracing new processes that streamline each step, from initial design to eventual deployment. If you’re used to agile development and a DevOps environment, switching to …

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