Exploring Deep Learning AI in the Cloud (Bringing Artificial Intelligence to all Devs)‘ with Tara Walker. When people think of Artificial Intelligence (AI), typically they think of human-like thinking robots or futuristic scenes of self-aware computers taking over the world. But AI goes well beyond the automatons of science fiction into the real world of […]

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From the giants of tech, Machine Learning (ML) is increasingly offered as an API or service. Instead of having to learn complex algorithms and play with hyperparameters, you can take advantage of pre-trained models. At Devoxx UK, Tara Walker is talking about Amazon’s offerings. We asked her what is available, and how it is useful.   […]

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Getting Started with Kubernetes 1.4 using Spring Boot and Couchbase explains how to get started with Kubernetes  1.4 on Amazon Web Services. A Couchbase service is created in the cluster and a Spring Boot application stores a JSON document in the database. It uses kube-up.sh script from the Kubernetes binary download at github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/releases/download/v1.4.0/kubernetes.tar.gz  to start the cluster. This script is […]

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Imagine this scenario: you wake up one morning and brew yourself a fresh, pod-based coffee. While basking in the decadence of your velvety beverage you glance back into the cupboard. A harsh reality dawns: you are running low on pods. This is no ordinary coffee. You cannot simply leave the house to restock the cupboards with […]

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3 Easy Things to Do to Make Your Microservices More Resilient One of the advantages of building distributed systems as microservices is the ability of the system as a whole to withstand faults and unexpected failures of components, networks, compute resources, etc. These systems are resilient even in the face of faults. The idea behind this resiliency […]

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This blog is part of a multi-part blog series that shows how to run your applications on Kubernetes. It will use the Couchbase, an open source NoSQL distributed document database, as the  Docker container. The first part (Couchbase on Kubernetes) explained how to start the Kubernetes cluster using Vagrant. The second part (Kubernetes on Amazon) explained how run that setup on Amazon Web Services. […]

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This blog is part of a multi-part blog series that shows how to run your applications on Kubernetes. It will use Couchbase, an open source NoSQL distributed document database, as the  Docker container. The first part (Couchbase on Kubernetes) explained how to start the Kubernetes cluster using Vagrant. That is a simple and easy way to develop, test, and deploy Kubernetes cluster on your […]

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Have you felt the need to run Docker containers on Amazon? Amazon Container Service requires extensive setup and manual work. This is meant for programmers who have plenty of time and willing to debug through multiple steps. For everyday programmers, like me, who like simple and easy to use steps, there is Docker Tutum! What is Docker Tutum? Docker Tutum […]

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Couchbase 4.x Quick Installation provides instructions to install Couchbase on your local machine. Would you like to run Couchbase 4.x in cloud? There are plenty of recipes available! Looking for detailed instructions on Couchbase Cloud Recipes? Digital Ocean Jelastic OpenShift Docker BigStep Vagrant Kubernetes Joyent Triton Amazon Web Services Microsoft Azure CoreOS and Kubernetes Read more about it […]

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In the ever evolving battle for cloud supremacy, US retail giant and sticky fondue pot of humanity Walmart has taken the decision to open-source its in-house cloudy operations, striking a blow to long-term rival Amazon.com. Motivated by a desire to avoid what Walmart Labs CTO Jeremy King and VP of Platform and Systems Tim Kimmet […]

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