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Questions tagged [cloud]

This tag is for systems development life cycle questions involving cloud software: this is software that runs on a remote system where the people managing the software do not manage its hardware resources. This often involves on-demand resourcing where the environment in which the software lives may ...

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Running a local instance of ElasticSearch on a REST API - is this feasible?

So, I'm looking at elastic search api, and the way you interact with it is, you excecute the ES binaries and make http requests on localhost (to insert, delete, whatever). Eg: curl -XPOST https://...
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iOS CloudKit - Store NSData representations of classes or create individual records with individual fields?

I have an app that already locally archives user created objects and has for several years. Each archived object can have several nested objects or arrays of objects in it--all of which conform to ...
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Best practices for app-cloud synchronization of database representation

I'm planning a cookbook-like Android app that would let users store/add/edit their e-juice recipes, keep track of the ingredients, etc. Internally, I'll be storing the data in a database on the user's ...
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Is there a place for a REST controller in serverless?

Is it redundant to have a REST controller in a servlerss application that has http events? e.g. Imagine a serverless application like this: functions: hello: handler: com.sandbox.serverless....
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What's stopping Cloud Platforms from owning the whole deployment process?

Although things have come a long way in recent times, in my workplace we're still talking about DLLs, containers, configs, substitutions, pipelines - all complexities when it comes to shipping code. ...
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Dependency management for facades/adapters to cloud services (SemVer?)

Suppose I have a library, that basically works as a facade to some cloud service (e.g. JavaScript API that wraps around network calls to some RESTfull service). And once that service introduces a ...
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Kafka alternative for small IOT business

we are a small IOT business located in Germany. We have around 1000 installations of our sensor package with 1-4 sensors each. The measurements of these sensors are forwarded to our server and we ...
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How to combine client, backed and object storage conceptually?

I want to understand concepts of adding an object storage server to a exiting application. Consider the following diagram. At the moment I have an Jetty RESTful server running -namely dropwizard- ...
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Web Application in Cloud, how to organise customizations and main releases with our client?

Context : We have deployed a cloud solution ERP (Acumatica) for one of our client. There is only one dedicated Production server on the cloud hosting the app. We have our own local server to ...
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Distributed systems design and coupling

I have a question around which is preferred and seen as more right approach. Out company's messaging solution of choice is Kafka. We have a task to build a service that would provide events in cloud ...
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Should I lock rows in my cloud DB while they're being edited by a user

I am creating a desktop application that persists the data in the cloud. One concern I have is a beginning to edit an item in the application and leaving it for a while causing the data to become ...
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Streaming data from closed system to the cloud - proper approach to architecture

I have been asked to come up with a design for streaming data to the cloud. I have a closed system on a local server. I need to stream recently registered customers or updated customer records on the ...
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Azure serverless architecture

I currently have 1 console app which does everything and want to split it up to several (serverless) azure apps (Azure Functions = AF) I was thinking something like this: AF1 (azure function 1) will ...
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architecture and specificity of compiled (C++, Go, …) cloud applications

I only know about cloud application "in theory"; I've read some material related to cloud computing but never had access to cloud computing from the point of view of their developer (not of the ...
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De-duplication procedure [closed]

I knew that by using De-duplication procedure we can save storage costs. 1) I know what is de-duplication but I don't know how it works. Can someone clearly explain how de-duplication procedure works?...
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How to change Kubernetes cloud infrastructure providers

I'm looking for ways to abstract the cloud infrastructure provider for Kubernetes master/node clusters. It is important for an enterprise to decouple itself from providers in case something goes wrong ...
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Can ssh -X be considered as SaaS?

I am trying to understand SaaS (software as a service). What are the different ways of delivering it? We all know using ssh -X $host we can run software on a remote computer. Can this be considered ...
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Experience in working on cloud? [closed]

what does it mean when some technical guy asks did you work on cloud ? I have worked primarily java based web applications. But sometime in discussion/interviews technical folks asks Have you worked ...
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Multi-tenant cloud application and user credentials

I'm building a multi-tenant cloud application and actually I need a bit of help to solve a situation about the login. My app is a webscheduler, this allow to each customer to have a certain location ...
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Working on Cloud app without connection

I am creating an application based on the cloud for the management of articles. I'm also a desktop developer so I never had problems with the internet absence, mainly because I was working with db ...
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Maintaining different live versions of the cloud application

I have Microsoft Azure Cloud Application built with App Service. It is supposed to be always "up" for its consumers. When we need to do upgrade and we still need to keep the older one active for ...
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what is a Cloud-Native application?

I have heard this term a couple of times. What exactly does a Cloud-Native application refers to? What are the features of a Cloud-Native applications?
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VMs are not created on the same physical server to balance load?

When load reaches a certain level in IaaS environemnt, new VM instances are created to reduce load (scalability). My Questions that these VMs are not created on the same physical server, right? I ...
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Deciding between applications and services in CloudFoundry PaaS

I need some clarification on an aspect of CloudFoundry architecture guidelines. CF has two major concepts - applications and services. CF-Applications can consume CF-Services using the CloudFoundry ...
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Is this what “Cloud-Scaling” is?

When talking about things like "building your systems/applications around the cloud" or "using cloud technology for scalability", is "cloud-scaling" (from a provider eg. Amazon) this: When placing ...
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Who provides hardware resources in private cloud?

I find myself confusing to understand the concept of private cloud. If a company has an offshore data-center, and now if the company wants to move into a private cloud, what does the company has to do?...
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Sessions in cloud applications dangerous?

We have a django app hosted on heroku. I had a situation: A user entered an email in a form on page1. If the email existed in the database he was redirected to Login page otherwise to register page. ...
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Cloud Newbie … what should I know while creating my App [closed]

I never developed for the Cloud, and to tell you the truth I am not fully 100% sure of what Cloud is when coming down to servers and services. I am starting to develop an App where I will need to be ...
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Correct pattern for Worker Processes involving Queues & Tables

Edit: OK, so, people said it is unclear what I am asking. I am asking for feedback on this design. Here is an example user story: As a group admin on the website I want to be notified when a user in ...
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in multi-tenant systems what is the correct practice for segregating each tenants data from each other?

I am a first-time azure developer and I am taking over a single-tenant cloud system and have been tasked with converting the system to multi-tenant. What is the correct practice to separate each ...
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How to be robust against webservice downtime caused by third parties

I'm using iPage as my cloud based server provider. I haven't had any problems with them yet. They hold the scripts for my RESTful services for the mobile app I'm developing. My problem however is ...
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Is it better to have file stored as a zip in cloud service?

I am developing enterprise iPad application which contained large amount of different bundle data in terms of group of images. Is it worth to stored as a compressed file format or normal set of ...
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A multi tenant data architecture

We are at a planning & redesign stage of our loyalty card application. As it is understood it will be a multi-tenant application. And I need to take your thoughts. Here are the some key points we ...
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Open Source Cloud Computing

Recently I realized that the most popular social platforms on the net are in the hand of just a few companies, Google, Twitter, Facebook, to name just a few. Taking into account the world changing ...
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Network computation

I'm pretty sure that someone has already thought about it and researched it extensively, but I'm having trouble finding any materials or even keywords to look for, for the idea that I was thinking ...