It goes by many names: Cloud, Platform as a Service, Computing Platform. It comes down to this: give developers the right interfaces to their operations to make them as productive as possible -- and all the while keep everything running smoothly.
Learn from FoundationDB co-founder, Dave Rosenthal, about the history of NoSQL, problems that have arisen due to a lack of data consistency in NoSQL, his views on the CAP Theorem and where it's all headed.
I found out that the Oct 23rd Jenkins User Conference is giving away streaming access to their conference for free (with 128 slots currently remaining, but they'll increase that number if they need to).
The answer should be an easy "yes" if you look at the English rules for compound adjectives, but out in the real world (the internet) these rules get broken, and with other terms in the past, we have ended up embracing the contravention, which then becomes the convention.
Developers building Heroku Buildpacks, or planning to start building them, now have a place discuss ideas and ask or answer questions. The new Heroku Buildpacks forum is built using Jeff Atwood's Discourse.
What are microservices? They're like little modular pieces of an application that can all be built, maintained, and deployed separately so that if one goes down, it doesn't bring down the whole app. Think of them like single-purpose unix apps. Netflix and CloudBees both use microservices.