Tech Insights

Articles by Zachary Sersland

Zach graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in computer science. He is a certified AWS Associate Solutions Architect and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer.

Repeatable 5-Step Software Deployment Plan

 Zachary Sersland  May 6, 2020 9:30:00 AM  0 Comments

As the hard work of a software development project comes to an end, there is one last hurdle that teams must jump to ensure a successful outcome: deployment. Strategic planning for a seamless transition is vital, but often overlooked. Nothing gets a client or teammate’s attention faster than finding errors in their production environment. Here is an overview of the repeatable five-step deployment procedure we use to bring a project into its final stage.

Read More

6 Steps to Simplify the Data Migration Process with Legacy Applications

 Zachary Sersland  Nov 7, 2019 9:30:00 AM  0 Comments

Migrating legacy data to a new application can be intimidating. Your old data isn’t going to fit perfectly in your new model. By following the steps below, you can ensure a smooth transition to your new application and wave goodbye to the legacy structure that is weighing you down.

Read More

AWS Backup Solutions that Simplify Disaster Recovery

 Zachary Sersland  Aug 28, 2019 9:30:00 AM  0 Comments

One of the biggest fears of any product owner is opening your website one morning and finding nothing there. Your site has disappeared without a trace, and you’re left scrambling to pick up the pieces. Fortunately, one of the many benefits of having your application live in the cloud is the ease with which your data can be backed up.

AWS offers reliable backup services for many of its resources. Here are some effective strategies for backing up data in Amazon’s RDS, EBS, S3, and AMI. By implementing these procedures, your worst nightmare becomes only a temporary setback!

Read More

Cloud-Native Database Success Story

 Zachary Sersland  Jun 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM  0 Comments

When applications slow or break, it can wreak havoc on your business. Imagine if your on-premises server went down, your Internet stopped suddenly, or your server room caught fire. Yikes! Developers need to be one step ahead of potential problems so they can quickly resolve any issues that arise or prevent them from happening in the first place.

One strategy that’s been a trending discussion is a cloud-native approach to application management. Here’s an example of how being cloud-native recently saved the day for one of our clients.

Read More

Core Values that Drive the Best Software Development Companies

 Zachary Sersland  Apr 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM  0 Comments

(A little April Fool’s Day fun!)

Choosing the right software development company to build your custom programs or apps is tough. They are complicated, involved projects, and if you choose the wrong partner, you could end up wasting a lot of time and money. Not good!

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Stay Connected