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23 
August, 2020
| 10 Min Read

Serverless Platform Comparison: AWS, Google and Azure

Serverless computing is a model of cloud computing in which the service provider operates the server and dynamically manages the allocation of computing resources such as processing, memory and storage. The provider bases pricing on the resources applications actually consume, rather than the tradition pricing model that requires the user to purchase resources before using…

15 
August, 2020
| 11 Min Read

Enterprise Software Development with AWS Lambda

Serverless computing is a cloud-computing model in which the cloud provider dynamically manages the allocation of computing resources. AWS Lambda is a serverless computing platform that Amazon provides as part of Amazon Web Services (AWS). It’s also event-driven, meaning that Lambda only executes code in response to events and automatically manages the computing resources that…

August, 2020
| 10 Min Read

Enterprise Software Development with Knative

Kubernetes can manage complex sets of software containers by itself, but it also creates its own configuration and management challenges. Knative is an extension of Kubernetes that eliminates the need for developers to perform these tasks and also serverless capabilities to Kubernetes. It runs on top of Kubernetes, allowing Knative to manage a large number…

30 
July, 2020
| 10 Min Read

Enterprise Software Development with Kubeless

Kubeless is a Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform that runs with Kubernetes. It’s entirely open-source, so it has no affiliation with any commercial organization. Kubeless is a serverless framework that allows developers to deploy small units of code without considering its underlying infrastructure. This capability means that Kubeless can leverage Kubernetes resources to perform tasks vital to…

19 
June, 2020
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Releasing a Unified UI for Microsoft Solutions

Microsoft-centric developers have been dreaming of a single cross-platform .NET scheme for years. Such a scheme would allow developers to work on projects for any Microsoft product without needing to change platforms, which would particularly useful for developers with multiple active projects. This goal is coming closer to reality, as disclosed during the Microsoft Build…

June, 2020
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Benefits of Blazor for .NET Applications

.NET developers have been waiting a long time for a complete Blazor framework that’s ready for production. This solution would allow a .NET developer to build web applications with C#, which provides performance and implementation advantages over JavaScript. Microsoft announced in May 2020 at the Build developer conference that Blazor WebAssembly 3.2 will be joining…

June, 2020
| 10 Min Read

Using Visual Studio Codespaces with .NET Core

The new releases of .NET Core make this an exciting time to be a .NET developer. Native cloud projects like Visual Studio Codespaces make it possible to use Visual Studio 19 with codespaces, allowing a developer to work entirely in the cloud. This capability is particularly useful now that .NET consulting often involves working from…

27 
May, 2020
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Should You Upgrade or Replace Your Current Software?

Software often fails to meet its users’ needs over time, whether it’s the result of changing requirements or the availability of a better product. This event presents an opportunity for improvement that should minimize risk while maximizing return on investment (ROI). In particular, you’ll need to decide if your current software can do its job…

21 
May, 2020
| 10 Min Read

Projecting Costs in Software Maintenance

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) defines software maintenance as the modification of a software product after delivery, typically for the purpose of correcting faults or improving performance. The importance of software maintenance is becoming increasingly important due to the accelerating rate of hardware obsolescence. While software itself doesn’t wear…

10 
May, 2020
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Successful Software Maintenance

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) describes software maintenance as the modification of software after delivery to the user. The reasons for these changes include correcting faults, improving performance and adapting the software to changes in requirements. All software requires maintenance, even when the software, its operating environment and its requirements are completely…

May, 2020
| 11 Min Read

Government Compliance in AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an on-demand cloud computing platform with customers that include organizations, individuals and governments. It consists of many services that collectively provide the tools and building blocks users need to develop their cloud infrastructure. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is one of the most essential AWS services, since it provides users…

26 
April, 2020
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Scaling Applications in AWS

Cloud platforms typically provide users with access to virtual machines (VMs), rather than physical servers. This architecture allows the platform to quickly allocate computer resources such as storage, memory and processing capability based on demand. Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a particularly large number of ways for users to configuring scaling on their platform, allowing…

15 
April, 2020
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Extending Your Current Capabilities with AWS

The defining characteristic of cloud computing is the allocation of computing resources on demand without direct management by the user. Data storage and computing power are the common resources allocated in cloud computing, although it can distribute any such resources to its users. The most common implementation of cloud computing is a data center that…

April, 2020
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Angular vs Aurelia: Who Wins?

A web application framework (WAF), also known as a web framework (WF) supports the development of web applications, which includes web application programming interfaces (APIs), web resources and web services. WAFs standardize the approaches developers use to build and implement web applications, largely by automating common tasks. For example, they often include libraries of routines…

17 
March, 2020
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Should a Startup Outsource their Software Development?

Startups have to be agile and able to handle a multitude of tasks, usually simultaneously. Outsourcing some of these tasks can free up time, allow a startup team to work more efficiency and help you save money, provided you choose the right components to outsource. Since the savings of time and money can be considerable,…

10 
March, 2020
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Software Development: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property?

Technology plays an increasingly important role in our lives, especially in areas such as shopping, customer service and social interaction. Anyone building a business today should be looking for ways to innovate their online marketplace, whether it’s simply streamlining existing processes or actually disrupting them. However, innovation is particularly challenging when software development isn’t a…

25 
February, 2020
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Is AWS (Amazon Web Services) Over-Hyped?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides cloud-computing services and application programming interfaces for its users. AWS offers its services on-demand, meaning that users only pay for the services they use. While the pricing of all AWS services is usage-based, each service may usage in its own way. AWS dominated cloud…

18 
February, 2020
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Gartner: 69% of Routine Manager Tasks to Be Automated within Four to Five Years

In a recent announcement, research and digital insights firm Gartner made a bold prediction. The firm expects that artificial intelligence powered technologies like chatbots and virtual assistants will take on as much as 69% of the average manager’s routine work within just four to five years. This is a bold claim with a lot of…

12 
February, 2020
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Understanding the Industry: What Is Cross-Platform Development?

Here at Baytech Consulting, we love to empower our clients by helping them better understand the software development industry. We know you don’t have the time or resources to become experts in this industry. We get it: you’re focused on making your business succeed, and that involves a lot of things that aren’t software development….

28 
January, 2020
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9 Software Technology Trends for 2020

The new year is here and the rush to be faster, better and more connected is on. Brands are focusing more than ever before on connecting with end users, incorporating machine learning tp better assess collected data and even the rise of 5G connectivity to speed information to users more swiftly than ever before. Expect…

20 
January, 2020
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Understanding the Industry: What Is a Software Outsourcing Company?

Software development as an industry can be pretty challenging to understand if that’s not the core of what you do. Here at Baytech Consulting, a web application development company, software development is the core of our business, and we want to help you better understand the way this industry works. One fairly foundational question that…

January, 2020
| 9 Min Read

11 Advantages of Software Development Outsourcing

What Are the Advantages of Software Development Outsourcing? Throughout a wide range of industries, outsourcing software development to a dedicated software development company has become a growing trend. But why exactly? What are the advantages of software development outsourcing? Full disclosure: Yes, this is a service we offer at Baytech Consulting, so yes, we’re in…

26 
December, 2019
| 15 Min Read

How do you estimate an Agile software development project?

Agile software development emphasizes the evolution of requirements and solutions through the collaborative efforts between the development team members and the project’s customers. These teams are cross-functional and self-organizing, standing in sharp contrast to traditional development teams. The Agile methodology advocates an adaptive approach to planning that values early delivery and continual improvement, even when…

16 
December, 2019
| 12 Min Read

What services does a software development company provide?

Software development is the process of creating and maintaining the various components of software, including applications and frameworks. This process takes the software from its original conception as an idea to its final manifestation, usually in a planned, structure manner. Software development may include many specific activities such as gathering requirements, prototyping, modification, testing and…