Marketer desires that his campaign "goes viral." But what happens when all the storytelling, video production, social media, and influencer marketing efforts really take off like a grenade? Does your CMS withstand a run on your website?
How influencers affect our IT
Do you know Gigi Hadid, Liza Koshy or one of the German most famous YouTube stars Bianca "Bibi" Heinicke? If not, you are either...
This is part 3 of a mini-series of blog posts about Serverless (see part 1 and part 2). In this final post we’re going to discuss what’s required to make Serveless application development a success.Building a Serverless solution still comes with its own challenges, especially for teams more familiar with traditional setups. As mentioned in part 2, functions need to be stateless and short...
What else is important?There are a few other terms associated with the concept of the Cloud that we often encounter. The following explanations show how important it is to know and understand them.VirtualizationThe core function of virtualization is having software that abstracts a physical infrastructure. (This is in contrast to Cloud computing, where services are provided instead of...
Cloud computing big data online storage and The Internet of things (IoT) network of physical devices, vehicles,
This is the second part of a mini-series of blog post about Serverless. In part 1 we talked about many benefits of this architecture. Now we’re going to look at a specific example.A Serverless application is typically event based. For example, an event can be a http request from a client, a state change in a database, a window from a stream, or a message from an IoT-device. The event is then...
Virtual Machines pave the way for automating more aspects of our infrastructure, so that we can provision resources at a much faster pace and a lower cost. Containers improve utilization even more and they allow us to build highly resilient and elastic solutions. However, we still need to think about servers, for example, to address concerns such as scalability (which instance type and size?) and...
Arvato with its headquarters in Germany is a global organization with over 70,000 employees in over 40 countries. As a specialist in Cloud technologies, we are always looking at trends and techniques. One of which is how the cloud is being adopted globally. The blog below is a comparison of two countries at very different stages of cloud adaptation.German companies have received a second...
Is scaling up your existing infrastructure very expensive? Are you not sure if your infrastructure can meet the demands of your next big marketing campaign? Get to know an alternative to scale up your current environment for a short period.Often there is no need to set up an infrastructure like a web server, database server, and load balancers. Let us take a look at some cloud providers and...
The cloud has obviously revolutionized how businesses operate and it's steadily evolved into bringing more convenience to companies the world over, enabling a shift to Business Process as a Service (BPaaS).BpaaS is used through the cloud and designed for multitenancy, it's growing exponentially. It also brings automation to the fore, changing how all businesses use cloud services.Recent...
Today we expect consumer apps and services to be always available, mobile friendly and highly integrated. We demand a social and seamless experience. This often stands in stark contrast to the business environment: Disconnected applications and manual workflows are still all too common. Virtual assistants or chatbots can help to deliver this efficient experience also in the enterprise...