Splunk is a service that collects, indexes, and searches all types of machine data (physical, virtual, cloud). The Splunk SDK for Python allows for application written in Python to programmatically interact with the Splunk engine. The SDK is built on top of the REST API, providing a wrapper over the REST API endpoints.
Amazon made several significant new features available to its AWS Mobile Hub this month that should make it easier for developers to tap into cloud-based APIs. The tools include a Cloud Logic function, user sign-in tweaks, user management options, and seamless SaaS integration.
Organizations continue to grapple with making a choice between building their own data center or using a public cloud infrastructure. It sure helps to learn about successful case studies of mainstream companies making a successful move to the cloud. Netflix, with a popular Netflix API of its own, has turned to a cloud provider to scale many areas of the video streaming company's service.