Consumer Mobile App Development and Testing with AWS Device Farm
As any product developer knows, turning an idea from concept into reality can prove challenging. When that product is a digital app for mobile devices, the testing phase in particular is often among the most complex stages of development. This is due in no small part to the vast number of mobile device systems and configurations that exist in the public sphere; the combinations of physical hardware, memory configuration, operating system and version, screen size, CPU speed and system settingsRead more
Leveraging AWS to Deploy a Medical Web Portal for Research and Collaboration
In order to best serve their patients, medical professionals must collaborate and confer with colleagues around the world on how to best approach complex medical issues. With the advent of technology, methods of sharing information with peers in a digital format have led to an enhanced ability for collaboration; not within a small regional area but across the world. Doing so, however, requires the highest possible quality of medical images as well as the ability to store them in aRead more
Predicting Consumer Credit Behavior by Leveraging Amazon Machine Learning
With the ever-increasing breadth of information surrounding your customers’ demographic and financial transaction history, the amount of associated data can grow very large, very quickly. From how they use their credit cards, to what vehicles they purchase/lease and when, to how often they move, rent or buy a place to live, and even how many times they use checks over debit or credit cards, consumers’ financial transactional footprints are varied and considerable. This large volume of information can beRead more
Implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution and Building a Device Emulator on AWS Platform.
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a conceptual world where devices of all sorts, from your cell phone to your automobile, from the security sensor in your house to the GPS-enabled wearable on your wrist, are constantly connected to the Internet. There, each device stores vital data about itself and the processes it is designed to monitor within a larger world. People or algorithms can then analyze this data in order to identify trends and predict future events, allowing theRead more
Oh, Canada. Your Businesses can now Enjoy AWS Cloud Services Direct from the Source.
Amazon Web Services has just launched a new region in Montreal, and Canadian businesses interested in moving to the Cloud should be jumping for joy. The usual set of services is now fully supported, including: Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Glacier, Amazon SQS, Amazon S3, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and AWS Snowball. Noteworthy exclusions (at least for now) include Amazon API Gateway, Amazon EFS, Amazon WorkSpaces, AWS Lambda, AWS OpsWorks Stacks, and AWS ServiceRead more
Auditing an Election Donation Application to Optimize Transactional Throughput.
The ability for a Web application to take high volumes of requests from customers can make or break an organization at a critical juncture. As numerous companies have learned over the years, building a digital product that can’t scale and meet the spikes in demand can lead to lost opportunities, revenue and negative perceptions in the market. A recent engagement with a client reminded us of this concern. ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, was asked by a clientRead more
Robust & Scalable Voter Guide Solution Leveraging Amazon Web Services.
Any modern Web interface, application or database that relies on the Cloud to provide the foundational infrastructure, scalability and redundancy does so because end-users demand high performance and zero downtime to meet their needs. From supporting satellite based positioning, to energy management, financial institution needs to proprietary application development and code deployment, ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner has successfully guided organizations as they have migrated to a much more scalable and automated solution in the AWS Cloud. This wasRead more
The Importance of Continuous Development and Continuous Integration Practices (CI/CD)
With the advent of the Cloud and a push by organizations the world over to off-load their infrastructure from data centers into the Cloud, the natural evolution of software development paradigms has also shifted. Companies are looking for solutions for higher quality, greater up-time, increased redundancy, and shorter development pipelines for their software products. This is turn is being driven by their own customer base demanding constantly updated and defect-free software. In the past, this type of challenge would beRead more
ClearScale Attains Migration Competency from Amazon Web Services
ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, has always put a focus on the needs of our clients. Regardless of the complexity or subtle nuances to the requirements our diverse clientele have asked of us over the years, our expertise, deep-seated knowledge of AWS services and our ability to leverage those services has allowed us to deliver solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations time and again. Due to our overwhelming success with client migrations and implementations, ClearScale was recently awarded anRead more
Fully Automated SaaS Solution Powered by Marathon, Mesos, Chef and Docker.
For companies that develop software there are a number of different cloud technologies, architectures, toolsets and languages to choose from. The approach that is settled on is largely dependent on preferences of the development teams, organizational strategy, and the product itself. Once a direction is set it can be challenging to shift the organization into a different approach due to changes that could potentially be made to the architectural layout not to mention the processes that have been built upRead more