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    A Hands-On Tour of Kubernetes: Part 1 - Introduction

    Introduction Kubernetes is a divisive topic in the world of software development. There seems to be an ardent following of both promoters and detractors. For some, Kubernetes is a herald to the upcoming golden age of cloud native software. We are on the cusp of reveling in workloads and infrastructure...
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    Material Market: Coordinating Distributed Events

    My son and I were talking about a game idea over the weekend. In this game players would build small economies and trade with each other to simulate a supply chain. That requires a way to trade items and materials (like copper, wheat, etc.) without both players needing to be...
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    Case Study: Leveraging APIs to Build a Mobile App for the Manufacturing Segment

    One of our partners, a large manufacturing company, identified a need to create a mobile application that would be utilized by their internal sales and support staff. They turned to Source Allies to build this mobile application for them not only to solve a pain point they were having but...
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    Case Study: Financial Services Cloud Native Data Lake

    A Fortune 500 financial services partner wanted to transform their future actuarial community, re-engineer and automate manual workflows, and modernize technology tools to gain a competitive position in the market. We began with a customer-focused approach. Because the end-users consisted of the actuarial community and resident data scientists, we first...
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    Case Study: Leveraging Infrastructure as Code and DevOps Best Practices

    Source Allies saw an opportunity for our partner, a Fortune 500 agriscience company, to accelerate their digital transformation. In its current state, there were a dozen software development teams working on the same product who did not have confidence in the stability of their current cloud infrastructure and deployment environments....
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    ECS Anywhere First Impressions

    AWS ECS Anywhere First Impressions It isn’t often that we read the mass marketing emails that we all get everyday. AWS sends out an email each week (usually on Tuesday) with a list of recent updates and new services. I actually get a lot of value out of reading it...
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    Case Study: Optimization of Monolithic APIs

    DEFINING THE PROBLEM One of our partners who manufactures agriculture equipment began to experience growing pains with a high-volume API platform. The platform had grown into a monolith that was making it increasingly difficult to tune performance and add new features. Source Allies was asked to provide guidance and technical...
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    Case Study: Mobile Development to Improve Global Farming

    DEFINING THE PROBLEM For farmers, planting seed can be a complex process entailing planning and forecasting. Many agriculture companies across the U.S. invest in technology with hopes of improving both the process and overall annual yield. Initiatives like this start with a comprehensive look at current processes and operations to...
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    Deploying AWS APIs with the Serverless Framework

    What's the quickest and easiest way to deploy a serverless API to AWS? If you're an absolute expert in configuring and managing AWS API Gateway, then maybe it's by writing cloudformation templates and deploying your code. However, if you're like me and often want to spin up APIs quickly to...
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    Case Study: e-Delivery Platform Development and Adoption

    We believe companies that invest in great technology products can achieve strategic competitive advantages within their market, regardless of industry or size. This can be especially true during COVID times, when companies are looking for ways to make it easier to connect with their customers. Accessibility and product ease can...