Microservice Horizons 2017

Microservice – DevOps Horizons 2017 2016 was an exciting year for Architecture, DevOps, Testing and Continuous Integrations for those implementing “Container Orchestration” and Microservice Architectures.  DevOps – Testing – CI have found they’re feet in most enterprises.  Companies are implementing application decoupling at an astounding rate. Multiple release per day are becoming common place.  Folks[…]

Top 5 IOT Device Types

Top 5 IOT Edge Device Types The number of IOT Devices is growing every day. Its seems like everyone is offering a “connected device” and App. These devices range from interesting, inventive and innovative to strange [ maybe for now ]. The following is my Top 5 IOT Edge Device types. This is for the year 2016.  Next[…]

Top 5 Cloud Migration Tips

Top 5 Cloud Migration Tips  Migrating to the Cloud can be daunting, complex and time consuming.  The first few migrations may be tough. However, If you plan correctly and have prepared adequately then you will likely have a successful migration.  This post is for anyone considering migrating or implementing cloud technology. I’m Gus Segura, Director – Principal[…]

AWS Data Warehouse Migration

Overview: General Guidelines, considerations for Migrating your existing enterprise data warehouse to Amazon AWS services and a story from www.Blueskymetrics.com. When I was little, My older brother would buy me an ice cream cone and tell me to just eat the top part with the ice cream and caramel. He would relieve me of the[…]

Big Data Advanced Analytics

Big Data Advanced Analytics The selection of technologies available today to get work done is awesome! Literally… Let’s take a moment and talk about two interesting use-cases for Big Data: IOT Device Messaging and Text Sentiment Aggregation.  We going to examine both use cases in detail and talk about the similarities.  Finally, we’re going to touch[…]

AWS DW, Aggregations, Default Filters – IIIB

Aggregations, Filters – AWS Data Warehouse, Part III-A The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite sure what should[…]

AWS DW, Data Sets, Data Model – IIIA

  Data Sets, Data Model – AWS Data Warehouse, Part III-A The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite[…]

Project Management – AWS Data Warehouse – II

  Project Management – AWS Data Warehouse – II The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite sure what should[…]

Considerations, AWS Data Warehouse, Part I

Considerations – AWS Data Warehouse, Part I The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite sure what should[…]

AWS Architecture – Top 5 Best Practices [Diagraming]

Cloud Architecture Diagram Development There is more to Architecture than creating pictures. You need to understand the goals of the system, the components and how every thing fits together. However, The best place to start is a great architectural diagram. We use diagrams to visualize a database design (ERD). We use them to understand a[…]