When it comes to website errors and issues, seeing is believing. Like most developers, I’ve been guilty of using the line “it works on my machine” when confronted with an annoying bug that only shows up under some obscure conditions. But just because one person doesn’t see it, doesn’t mean tens or hundreds of customers aren’t experiencing it.
2020 has arrived. Most companies are striving to become digitally transformed, business applications are moving to the cloud, and day-to-day IT operations are becoming more mobile-oriented with executives using a diversified range of devices. Employees don’t just use company-provided desktops; they often work on the go with corporate-owned, personally enabled (COPE) laptops, mobile devices, and iPads; bring your own device (BYOD); etc.
Like every server, service, and application your organization leverages, you need to be monitoring it to ensure availability, efficiency, security, and user productivity. But any application born in the cloud is a bit more difficult to monitor, as the cloud always reduces visibility to some degree. Office 365 is no exception. For most organizations, monitoring Office 365 is likely little more than just knowing whether the related services are up and running.
Our latest release just went live and it represents a big step for our customers toward building workflows that integrate services and provide an orchestration layer for web applications. We've made it easier to use Zenaton workflows to integrate with both SAAS services and internal web applications - regardless of the programming language. And, it is no longer required to install an agent or SDK within an applications to launch or interact with workflows - like sending events.
One of the greatest benefits of serverless is the ability to develop microservices, mobile applications, and APIs quickly and inexpensively without the complications involved with managing servers. A serverless approach can also boost your team’s productivity, and AWS services like AWS Lambda can handle scaling and high availability while costing less than running a server. However, serverless does present some challenges.
Companies spend millions of dollars on their cloud performance. Much of this is overspend, but large enterprises cannot risk downtime, and so they hugely overprovision in order to buy peace of mind. In this article we’ll reveal how AI-based Continuous Optimization can put a stop to this wastage, and employ automated machine learning to help companies save up to 70% on their spend.
With the ever-evolving business landscape, a considerable number of companies have started trying out VPNs to help their employees access sensitive data at home or while in transit. VPNs offer a plethora of functions, like serving as a covert conduit between remote users and corporate networks, shielding confidential data, and granting access to region-restricted websites.
Next in our series on the Amazon Builders’ Library, Yan Cui picks out the key insights from the article, Static stability using availability zones, by AWS Senior Principal Engineer Becky Weiss and AWS Principal Engineer Mike Furr.