Open Source Key To Fostering Vendor Neutrality In The Industry | Billy Thompson – Akamai
Akamai Technologies is a leading provider of content delivery, security, and edge compute solutions, with the company’s values firmly rooted in the open source movement. In this episode of TFiR: T3M, Swapnil Bhartiya sits down with Billy Thompson, Solutions Engineering Manager at Akamai, to talk about how open source is accelerating the growth and adoption […]
What Lesson We Can Learn From Amazon Prime Ditching Microservices For Monolith | Pavel Despot
Marcin Kolny, Senior SDE of Prime Video, published a blog post that stirred the cloud-native community and set Twitter and Blogosphere on fire. Pavel Despot, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Akamai, joined me to demystify some of the myths you may be reading. Firstly, Despot commends Amazon Prime team for releasing the blog, adding that Amazon Prime is an edge case, it’s not what everyone is using microservices for, “there are times when you realize that you're breaking that torque wrench and you either need a bigger wrench or some other kind of tool in general,” he says. That’s exactly what the Amazon Prime team did. They pulled the bigger wrench, in this case monolith from their tool box.