Cloud Simplified: What are Containers?

Containers are a method of operating system virtualisation that allow you to run an application and its dependencies in resource-isolated processes. Containers allow you to easily package an application's code, configurations, and dependencies into easy to use building blocks that…

Cloud Simplified: What is Serverless Architecture?

“No server is easier to manage than no server.”  — Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO A contradiction? The concept might be causing you come confusion – "IT Infrastructure without servers”? As is so often the case the answer is “not exactly”! The…

Cloud Simplified: What is Elasticity?

Elasticity is a fundamental concept underpinning cloud computing that, when deployed appropriately, can allow you to create highly responsive, reliable and cost effective applications in the cloud. In essence elasticity allows the capacity of a given cloud environment to increase…