AWS, Cloud Managed Services

AWS Migration: On-Premise Data Center to Cloud in 7 Steps

Cloud provides you with various benefits, including significant cost savings, increased workforce productivity, operational resilience and continuity of services, along with business agility. Organizations around the world realize the importance of Cloud, with 83% of enterprise workloads expected to be in the cloud by 2020. According...

by Neeraj Gupta
Tag: AWS cloud
04-Jun-2019

Agile, AWS

Why On-Board Managed Service Providers for your Cloud Strategy?

Cloud is being embraced quickly by organizations. Organizations move from legacy infrastructure and traditional hardware setup to Cloud to reduce total cost of ownership, improve disaster recovery and get multiple other benefits. According to Gartner, the global market for public cloud services is set to grow 18 percent by the end of...

by Dwiza Saha
Tag: AWS cloud
04-Sep-2017

AWS, DevOps

AWS Cost Optimization Series | Blog 4 | Databases Consolidation and Optimization

This is a blog series in continuation to a Use Case on How the team at TO THE NEW reduced monthly AWS spend from $100K to $40K in 90 days for a client. In this blog, I would explain how MongoDB consolidation and RDS optimizations have helped one of our clients to generate significant cost savings. Earlier in our ecosystem, every...

by Neeraj Gupta
Tag: AWS cloud
24-Feb-2017

AWS, Technology

AWS Cost Optimization Series | Blog 2 | Infrastructure Monitoring

This is a blog series in continuation to a Use Case on How the team at TO THE NEW reduced monthly AWS spend from $100K to $40K in 90 days for a client. In this blog, I would explain how we leveraged infrastructure monitoring to save cost by removing idle resources. Before getting deeper into any Cost Optimisation strategies, let us...

by Neeraj Gupta
Tag: AWS cloud
20-Feb-2017

AWS, Chef

5 Benefits of Using DevOps with Cloud

Product development has become highly sophisticated over the years. Unlike the yesteryears, business agility is the key to survive competition and market demands. Most organizations are doing away with traditional hardware inventories and embracing cloud and other digital technologies for the numerous benefits. Apart from moving to Cloud,...

by kinshuk jhala
Tag: AWS cloud
05-Jan-2017

AWS, Technology

Accelerate your Cloud Performance using these 6 Uncommon AWS Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been the trailblazer in the cloud computing market since 2006 with its IaaS and PaaS offerings. It currently owns a lion’s share in the public cloud computing market ahead of other competitors like IBM, Microsoft, and Google; and continues to grow its offerings with continuous innovation. In the recent...

by Anuradha Ishwaran
Tag: AWS cloud
15-Dec-2016

Agile, AWS

Setting up Spinnaker on AWS

In my previous blog, I had given an overview of Spinnaker and its capabilities. And in this blog,  we will see how spinnaker can be set up for continuous delivery. We will set up Spinnaker in an AWS environment, though Spinnaker can be set up on any platform (Google Cloud, Azure, Cloud Foundry etc.) and it can be later integrated...

by Raghu Sharma
Tag: AWS cloud
26-Oct-2016

AWS, DevOps

Launching an AWS EC2 instance using CloudFormation Template

AWS CloudFormation is a  service which gives us the flexibility to manage and provision our AWS resources. It gives us the option to choose sample templates or to design our custom templates to launch and provision the resources. It also gives the option of AWS CloudFormation Designer using which the templates are visualized. I have...

by Mohit Dayal Gupta
Tag: AWS cloud
30-Sep-2016

Application Security, AWS

AWS Security practices demystified

We come across a lot of instances of Cloud based applications being hit by DDoS attacks. We must accept the fact that most of us are unaware of risks and protection methods available for DDoS protection in the cloud. This blog post emphasizes on understanding DDos attack and providing an approach to prevent unauthorized access and usage...

by Ankit Giri
Tag: AWS cloud
31-Jul-2015

AWS, Puppet

Puppet manifests to change pem key of running ec2 instances

This blog is in continuation to our previous blog. The focus of this blog is to enable AWS professionals to change pem of running servers or to add a new user with sudo privileges to an EC2 server farm using Puppet. Similar use case of performing the same task using CHEF has been discussed here. So lets start. First of all, a test setup...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: AWS cloud
01-Jun-2015

AWS

Amazon Aurora – New database in RDS

In the recent re:Invent 2014 conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced about its fifth database: Amazon Aurora. Aurora becomes the latest addition to the list of databases available on Amazon RDS after MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL. It is a fully managed database which consist of  speed and reliability which...

by Jai Prakash Dave
Tag: AWS cloud
17-Nov-2014