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Mar 30, 2021
Chris Townsend

AWS Migrations: The Importance of the Mobilize Phase

The most important part of a migration is the plan itself. If you take the time to plan your migration, you will find that you can move faster, more efficiently, and with a higher success rate. Taking the time to build, design, and then verify your migration process helps build experience within your team and verify that your plan of action will work as expected.

Feb 8, 2021
Zach Brown

Highlights from AWS re:Invent 2020 Keynote – Dr Werner Vogel

Dr Vogel walked us around Sugar City, a factory-turned-event-space outside his home town of Amsterdam, telling us stories about the factory from its heyday and linking them to stories from AWS customers, clients and partners.

Jan 20, 2021
Chris Townsend

Migration Optimization and Licensing Assessment Program

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has created a program with selected partners to help provide clients with tools and migration expertise to reduce licensing costs and compute charges...

Dec 14, 2020
Zach Brown

Our 10 Favorite Announcements from Andy Jassy’s 2020 AWS re:Invent Keynote

If you watched Andy Jassy’s AWS re:Invent keynote presentation on December 1st or have watched an overview like what our friends at A Cloud Guru posted, you likely found many of the new features and services exciting. Well, we did too! Here are our Top 10 favorite...

Sep 20, 2019
Rehan van der Merwe

3 Ways to Autoscale on AWS

In this article, we will be looking at three different methods of Autoscaling applications. We’ll also try to leverage AWS manged services as much as possible.

Jul 23, 2019
Bryce Acree

What is AWS CloudFormation?

What is AWS CloudFormation? Simply put, CloudFormation is just Infrastructure as Code. What does that mean? How can that improve my DevOps team? Does it help my business? What about my IT budget? CloudFormation can help with all of those things, saving you time and...

Oct 25, 2018
Bryce Acree

What is Amazon Aurora?

What is Amazon Aurora? Is it a miracle? A gift from God? Or just simply a cloud engineering marvel that can help you and your company save time, money, and hours of frustrating downtime To keep it simple, Amazon Aurora is relational database engine that was built with...

Sep 18, 2018
Bryce Acree

Can you Afford Downtime on your App or Website?

We help you take care of your Uptime so you don’t have to. In this day and age, businesses need to have a strong web presence to succeed and grow in the market or industry they are in. A wise man once said, ‘with a strong web presence, comes great responsibility’...

Jul 10, 2018
Bryce Acree

Creating a LAMP Stack on AWS

So, you want to create a LAMP Stack using AWS huh? First, what is a LAMP Stack and what makes it important? A LAMP Stack is a server configuration archetype that includes all of the necessary software and infrastructure to run a standalone web-application or website...

Nov 14, 2017
Stefan Bekker

Top 3 Things we are Looking Forward to at re:Invent 2017

We are going back to Las Vegas for another re:Invent! re:Invent is an AWS conference featuring explosions of innovation, semi-truck sized portable hard-drives, and A LOT of learning. With over 30,000 attendees, it’s one of the largest technology...

Mar 17, 2017
Stefan Bekker

How to install WordPress on AWS EC2 in 5 (fairly) easy steps

Do you feel adventurous? Time to try something new, ... like installing WordPress on your own Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 server (or in AWS vernacular, an instance). You've come to the right place.

Nov 11, 2016
Stefan Bekker

Ready for AWS re:Invent 2016!

I'm very excited to attend my first AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. This year the event is even larger than last year's blow out AWS event. Unfortunately AWS re:Invent 2016 is now Sold out. Maybe you can still get a ticket from an AWS partner or from one of...

Sep 14, 2016
Stefan Bekker

How to install AWS CLI on a Mac in 3 easy steps

If you have EC2 instances and other services running in AWS (Amazon Web Services) then at some point you may want to use a command line interface (CLI) instead of the AWS console.

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