CLOUD ARCHITECTURE & WEB SOLUTIONS
The Cloud is the Future
There have never been a more appropriate time to migrate to the Cloud than tomorrow. Many businesses have already moved all or part of the essential IT infrastructure to the Cloud. They experience a vast amount of benefits.
Not only do they get to save money on IT infrastructure where bandwidth grow or fluctuate, they also experience easy disaster recovery, automatic software updates, state-of-the-art security etc.
That is why madSkills recommends all types of businesses to migrate to Cloud infrastructure. We have extensive experience with the Microsoft Azure platform.
Heavy Data Processing using the Cloud
A customer came had a large number of sources providing vast amounts of data. Prior to this project he primarily used the data for auditing and monitoring. They expressed a desire to use this data for analytics, to be able to adjust power consumption, and in the end save money.
We initially set up a couple of VMs. These should be used for scheduling and collecting the data from the sources. A couple of Windows Services was developed for this purpose. From Windows Services, the data is sent through an Event Hub and analysed in a Stream Analytics job. From there some data is stored in a SQL database, other in a MongoDB database, and Function is called for further action. This rather simple setup is a highly efficient data processing mechanism, it would have taken months of development to develop this in the pre-Cloud days. This is just one example of how to use the power of the Cloud toolbox.
Once this data is collected, it is possible for the customer to set up algorithms that can take action on the analysed data.