by Simon Crosby, on Feb 19, 2020 9:43:28 AM

Back at the beginning of this century (a long time ago in tech) some brilliant chaps escaped from Google with the recipe for taming enterprise big-data: Hadoop. If it worked …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jan 7, 2020 10:51:20 AM

It’s 2020 and we’re still beholden to application patterns established in the era of mainframe computing. The Web was originally created to exchange static resources between user agents. The Hypertext …

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by Brad Johnson, on Dec 3, 2019 11:03:44 AM

Last week, Swim.ai's Scott Clarke joined the team at MATRIX Labs for a video tutorial about his visualization tool for the MATRIX Creator board, which is powered by swimOS. If …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 28, 2019 12:46:32 PM

Whenever I’m discussing swimOS with someone reasonably technical, we invariably arrive on the subject of microservices. It makes sense, as microservices are a commonly understood architectural paradigm and represent many …

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by Brad Johnson, on Sep 27, 2019 12:35:28 PM

Yesterday, Google Cloud’s SVP of Technical Infrastructure, Urs Hölzle announced that they’d “removed the remaining [MapReduce] internal codebase for good.” He went on to elaborate that GCP was ditching MapReduce …

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by Krishnan Subramanian, on Aug 30, 2019 1:40:30 PM

The world of enterprise IT infrastructure is undergoing a paradigm shift and becoming more distributed with IT losing their tight hold on the infrastructure. With containers, microservices architectures and serverless …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 28, 2019 1:48:34 PM

One of the key differentiators for all swimOS applications is statefulness. As today’s applications become more complex, distributed, and real-time, the logistical challenges of managing application state starts to outweigh …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 22, 2019 1:25:23 PM

Naming is critical for understanding any new technology, so I wanted to set straight some common terms and important acronyms you’ll run across in the swimOSphere. First, let’s start with …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 13, 2019 1:24:41 PM

Did you know that Swim.ai has its own podcast series? The SwimStreams podcast is a recurring series focussed on distributed applications and real-time software architectures. Hear from members of the …

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by Krishnan Subramanian, on Aug 5, 2019 11:32:27 AM

Kubernetes is fast evolving as the standard orchestration platform for cloud native deployments. However, Kubernetes is still not mature enough to support stateful applications and distributed applications like those running on …

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