AWS, Cloud

Schedule Lambda On Cron Expression Triggers

Lambda is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) masterpiece which helps in leveraging compute services for a duration of seconds to minutes and hence reduces the infrastructure costs manifolds and its maintenance. The Cron expressions are created, evaluated and triggered using Cloudwatch Management Console. The possible cron expressions for AWS...

by Vaibhav Gulati
Tag: aws
30-May-2017

AWS, Cloud

Top Cloud Computing Myths Debunked

Cloud is a key enabler to transformation and growth. In the recent years, Cloud is a much talked about technology. Businesses and enterprises are adopting cloud not only to simplify the infrastructure provisioning process but also to stay ahead of the competition. Traditional and legacy organizations however at times are skeptical of...

by Mohit Dayal Gupta
Tag: aws
20-Apr-2017

AWS, Cloud

How to Use Dynamic Inventory for AWS with Ansible?

Do you know how Ansible works? Well, before we walk you through how to setup dynamic inventory, here's some food for thoughts on Ansible Configuration Management System A user using configuration management system will often want to save inventory in a different software system. As described in inventory, a basic text-based system is...

by Aakash Agarwal
Tag: aws
30-Mar-2017

AWS, CQ5/AEM

Configuring Dispatcher, Author and Publish Instance of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)

A shorter time to market is critical to product companies. With the growth in competition, it is important to deliver a fast, secure and seamless application experience.  It is the usability of the application that will differentiate an organization from its competitors. Adobe Experience Manager (or AEM), a component of the Adobe...

by Gunjan Lal
Tag: aws
29-Mar-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
24-Feb-2017

DevOps, Technology

Introduction to LDAP Server – OpenDJ 3.0

OpenDJ is a directory server which implements a wide range of Lightweight Directory Access Protocols (LDAP). OpenDJ is written in Java language. It was an internal project started by Sun Microsystems, which is now maintained by Forgerock. Steps to set-up OpenDJ LDAP Server: Register to www.forgerock.com and download the .zip or...

by Mayank Negi
Tag: aws
23-Feb-2017

AWS, DevOps

AWS Cost Optimization Series | Blog 3 | Leveraging EC2 Container Service (ECS)

Organizations are taking a plunge and leveraging AWS to varied benefits. In this blog, I would be highlighting how we were able to successfully generate 35% cost savings for a client. To know more about the Client and their environment, read through the parent blog of this use case - AWS Cost Optimization Series | Blog 1 | $100K to...

by Neeraj Gupta
Tag: aws
22-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
20-Feb-2017

Cloud, DevOps

[Infographic] 6 Powerful AWS Services to Boost your Cloud Performance

With over a decade into the market, AWS continues to dominate the public cloud infrastructure space by a sizable margin. Most companies have migrated to AWS with a clear mindset to reap the benefits of cloud services such as increased agility, improved efficiency, accelerated development and cost efficiency. However, many businesses still...

by Anuradha Ishwaran
Tag: aws
16-Feb-2017

AWS, DevOps

AWS Cost Optimization Series | Blog 1 | $100K to $40K in 90 Days

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has significantly changed the IT world as more and more companies are adopting AWS for hosting their QA, Dev, Stage, Prod workloads. This has led to an increase in their monthly AWS spent and there comes a need to re-examine their cloud strategy to bring these costs down. It is a five blog series, I will be...

by Neeraj Gupta
Tag: aws
16-Feb-2017

Cloud, Digital Transformation

How Alibaba Cloud is disrupting the Cloud ecosystem?

The ongoing technological evolution has influenced both, the customers and businesses alike. Evolving digital consumers and the rise of digital technologies such as IoT, Mobility, Cloud have together impacted the way of conducting business. There  is a need for global organizations to keep up with the pace of competitors and be...

by kinshuk jhala
Tag: aws
02-Feb-2017

AWS, Big Data

Introduction to Amazon Athena

What is Amazon Athena? Amazon Athena is an analytics and interactive query service that use interactive standard SQL to analyze data stored on Simple Storage Service (S3). It is a serverless service i.e. there is no need to setup the instances for the datastore and manage the infrastructure. Also, there is no need to load data to...

by Shivam Agrawal
Tag: aws
24-Jan-2017