Applications have not historically been designed to leverage third party cloud services. With the rise of cloud platforms has come new ways of managing and deploying applications in the cloud. The floodgates are open, and services are emerging to complement the capabilities of these cloud platforms.
Microservices-based APIs allow teams to build smaller, independent components of a system for executing one particular API call. This tutorial shows followers how to build a scalable API with microservices using Google Cloud Engine and Kubernetes, then scale the number of containers as needed.
ReadWriteWeb's Rick Turoczy recently reported in "Dark Side of the Cloud" the recent incident that resulted in a loss of data for ylastic, a company that facilitates management of Amazon's AWS environments for businesses.