HKM Consulting, LLC Website

Main Content

HKM in the news

Posted by Chris on April 24, 2015

Got a chance to present at AWS Meetup in April which in turn had us talking to TechTarget who attended the session on Amazon Docker Support, most notably EC2 Container Service. The result is an article on EC2 Container Service with us making a guest appearance.

Posted in Cloud Computing, Docker | No Comments »

REST vs. SOAP Performance comparison

Posted by Chris on April 16, 2015

Great article by the A-Team folks at Oracle showing performance results for REST-JSON, REST-XML and SOAP based services via mobile devices.

Posted in API | No Comments »

Docker at AWS Meetup Boston, April 14

Posted by Chris on April 14, 2015






Got a chance to present this evening at the AWS Meetup. We provided an overview of Amazon’s EC2 Container Service alongside Ricardo DeMatos from AWS, presenting Docker and Elastic Beanstalk. What is clear is Docker support in the AWS layer has grown leaps and bounds since this past November when we spoke at HubSpot.

Posted in Cloud Computing, Docker | No Comments »

PaaS not eating the world

Posted by Chris on April 11, 2015






Interesting article in Techcrunch about PaaS and why it hasn’t taken over the computing world. In our experiences and discussing with other individuals, PaaS can hide too much detail in the infrastructure and make it difficult to debug scale / performance issues if not used appropriately.

Posted in Cloud Computing | No Comments »

Amazon EC2 Container Services

Posted by Chris on April 6, 2015






On April 14th, I will be presenting an overview of the new EC2 Container Services at the Boston AWS Meetup, hosted at the Cambridge Amazon office. Check it out if you have a chance. There will also be a presentation on Elastic Beanstalk and its Docker support.

Posted in Cloud Computing, Docker | No Comments »