The Biggest Mistakes Pokemon Go Made Startups Make Everyday

It seems that PokemonGo became the ultimate app distraction this summer to perhaps help everyone escape from daily life. We have to give credit to them for helping people be able to leave reality for a little while. Regardless, this much dependency on an app requires some care and investment…

5 Cloud Based Tools That Will Make Your Life Easier

With cloud-based services continuing the exponential advances of Moore's Law (and applying it to more than just computer hardware), software development has to grow with similar speed to stay relevant. Although the market for software development and deployment has become more technical and competitive, the cloud provides many services to…

5 Cloud Based Tools That Will Make Your Life Easier

With cloud-based services continuing the exponential advances of Moore's Law (and applying it to more than just computer hardware), software development has to grow with similar speed to stay relevant. Although the market for software development and deployment has become more technical and competitive, the cloud provides many services to…

Which Load Balancing Method Are You Using?

Balance is necessary in diet, in the martial arts, and in servers. When your server is getting more requests than it can handle, it's a happy day for the marketing department. Lots of users are coming in and using the system. For the IT department, it means making some serious…

Managing Rackspace: 5 Tips For Getting Started

If you're new to Rackspace, you probably already know it hasn't received as much attention as Amazon has in the growing list of top cloud hosting providers. Nevertheless, Rackspace has recently continued to grow in respect with IT professionals due to a better focus on customer service. Plus, they offer…

Best Continuous Integration Solutions: A Brief Guide

Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI and CD) are now a favorite paradigm for software development. Rather than having breaks in the development cycle for new releases, developers constantly add incremental changes. If a change goes wrong, it's an easy rollback to the previous version. Not every build goes out…

7 Things That Nobody Told You About Load Balancers

Most developers can intuitively understand the basic concept of load balancers and why they're useful just from the name. Nobody expects a car engine to run on just one cylinder and to stand up for a long time you need to balance the load of your weight on both…

6 Forums Every DevOps Engineer Should Follow

If everyone in your profession with an opinion, a question, or an answer engages in discussions on one platform or another, then you need to join that conversation to learn and build your position of authority in the industry. Strange as it seems, there is much truth to…