The Unintended Consequences of the “Infrastructure as Code” Paradigm

This blog covers a contrarian — possibly heretical — view of the “infrastructure as code” paradigm. TL;DR: If left unchecked, the drive to institutionalize “infrastructure as code” concepts can drive teams to make decisions that negatively impact the business.

Deploying Containerized Apps at the Edge (or Anywhere)

Rafay's partner Edge Gravity by Ericsson, has started a new blog series: Edge Cloud Thought Leadership. We are honored to be part of their inaugural collection of blogs that will focus on new technologies and industry leaders in the edge computing market as a way to educate a

Distribution, Cross-Site Scaling & Lifecycle Management for Containerized Apps

Rafay enables developers to automate the distribution, operations, cross-region scaling and lifecycle management of containerized microservices across public/private clouds and service provider networks. Rafay’s platform is built around foundational elements that together

To Engage Customers Online, You Need an Uber-like App Infrastructure

If you have ever hailed a ride through the Uber app and waited for the car to arrive, you may have found Uber’s ability to deliver highly accurate and near real-time updates of the arriving car’s location on a map very useful. Delivering this highly responsive and engaging

Bizety calls Rafay a Cool Startup

Bizety.com is a leading source of news and analysis on Content Delivery Network Infrastructure. We are honored they covered Rafay Systems in a recent article "Cool Startup – Rafay Systems Introduces CDN for Microservices".

Sunnyvale, California - based Rafay Systems has recently

When Deploying Apps Closer To Endpoints, The Obvious Isn't So Obvious

This blog posting originally appeared in the Forbes Technology Council.

Creating a network of edges is a much harder problem than it appears. I know because I talk with enterprise and service providers every day about this challenge.

I've seen numerous press stories recently on

Serverless & Functions  -  Not One And The Same

This blog was originally published in Hackernoon.

When you see or hear the word “serverless,” which of the following comes to mind:

  1. AWS Lambda@Edge
  2. Cloudflare Workers
  3. Physical servers whimsically flying out of a data center

If you picked (3), you may be on the wrong website.

Three Myths About Edge Computing

Edge computing will fundamentally transform the cloud. In some camps, it is already assumed to be the default technology to address growing challenges such as reduced application performance, application distribution, improved security, data sovereignty compliance and