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 Oct 16, 2019 11:03:30 AM

In my most recent post, I made four recommendations about planning for an intelligent edge application. My primary takeaway was that building real-time applications requires a different mindset than building …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 14, 2019 12:34:19 PM

Last week, Microsoft announced their Azure Data Box Edge computing appliance. While it may seem like a pure edge hardware play, CEO Satya Nadella positioned the product as part of …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 4, 2019 9:41:35 AM

Learning a new technology takes time and effort, so it’s important to make sure you’ve identified a good fit before you invest precious brain cycles. To help you determine whether …

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by Krishnan Subramanian, on Oct 1, 2019 10:54:45 AM

As modern enterprises plan for Robotics and other IoT tools, they are forced to rethink their platforms to ensure that data flows smoothly from devices to edge to cloud. The …

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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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