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Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer

Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer
Samuel Thurston is a Software Engineer and Cloud Practice Lead for ISE, architecting and implementing cloud solutions for enterprise clients. He enjoys running, yoga, and cooking, and is frequently found on the disc golf course.

Recent Posts

Reasons to Deploy in the Cloud: (Part 3) Application Management

Oct 25, 2016 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Welcome back to Reasons to Deploy in the Cloud! In this series of posts, I'm discussing some reasons for choosing a cloud platform. Previously I've talked about managing costs, and the power of scaling, and now I want to dive into application management – how using the cloud makes application monitoring, resource management, and analysis easier and more cost effective.

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Reasons to Deploy in the Cloud: (Part 2) Scaling to Meet Demand

Sep 29, 2016 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Welcome back to Reasons to Deploy in the Cloud! In this series of posts, I'm going to discuss some reasons for choosing a cloud platform. Last time I went over three basic rules to saving money with cloud architecture. You've done the calculations, and cloud makes sense for your use-case from a cost perspective, now let's talk about the power and importance of scalability.

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Reasons to Deploy in the Cloud: (Part 1) Saving Money on Infrastructure

Sep 02, 2016 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Whether you're a manager planning for a product launch, or an IT professional or developer considering your app infrastructure options, it's a great time to use cloud computing to meet your objectives. In this series of posts, I'm going to discuss some reasons for choosing a cloud platform.

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3 Important Lessons from the Launch of Pokémon Go

Jul 26, 2016 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Two weeks ago, Pokémon Go launched in 26 countries to mixed reviews and wild popularity. "Your game launches as a viral mega-hit," is a pretty good problem to have, all things considered, and both Nintendo and Niantic's share prices confirm this fact.

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