Kubernetes: Pragmatic Overview

Introduction to Kubernetes Kubernetes or k8s is an open source platform that is used to configure and automate container operations. It was developed by Google in 2014. It is used for scaling and deploying containerized applications. Automating container operations usually include orchestration of networking, computing and storage infrastructure on behalf of user workloads. A group of hosts running containers are clustered together and Kubernetes manages those clusters. Why to use …

Alexa: Overview and Sample Use Case

Alexa (named after the ancient library of Alexandria) is Amazon’s cloud based voice-control system available on millions of devices from Amazon and any third-party device manufacturers. With Alexa, you can add your own customized skills to any of Amzon Echo devices and from determining weather to storing contacts, planning trips and setting reminders to playing music and even quiz games, Alexa can do anything. The Alexa Voice Service Platform handles …