Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 3rd, 2018

High Scalability

David Rosenthal : The margins on AWS, averaging 24.75% over the last twelve quarters, are what enables Amazon to run the US retail business averaging under 3% margin and the international business averaging -3.7% “Many companies will halt their blockchain tests this year.

Web Development Trends 2019

KeyCDN

Blockchain Technology Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin rely on blockchains, but web developers are just realizing the full potential of this technology. IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon are all exploring new ways to use blockchains in 2019.

Database Resolutions for 2018

VoltDB

And It isn’t restricted to financial institutions; fraudsters all over the world are figuring out how to make money illegally across a wide range of industries like telco, adtech, transportation, utilities, government, healthcare, and retail.

Are Microservices to Ecosystems as Core Competencies were to Conglomerates?

The Agile Manager

The thinking was that by owning the supply chain from raw materials to retail outlets, a firm had direct control over its entire cost structure, making it better able to squeeze efficiencies out of it and being less susceptible to supply shocks. Different types of businesses (manufacturing, distribution, retail) require different types of leadership and have very different cultures. As far back as the 19th century, industrial firms pursued vertical integration strategies.

Innovation Exhaustion

The Agile Manager

There are plenty of examples - music publishing, mass-market retailing, local transportation - where new entrants have left a wake of creative destruction in their path. This isn't to say Amazon isn't going to grow, or be a threat to traditional retailers and other industries, but it is to say that even Amazon is showing evidence of idea exhaustion. Blockchain could eliminate redundancies across companies, reduce fees for simple transfers, and usher in all kinds of innovation.