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Cloud-Native Database Success Story

[fa icon="user"] Zachary Sersland [fa icon="calendar"]  Jun 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 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.

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3 Cloud Strategies that Mitigate the Risks of Vendor Lock-In

[fa icon="user"] Robert Perrin [fa icon="calendar"]  May 29, 2019 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

A common concern among those entrusting their company’s applications and data to the cloud is vendor lock-in. Independent suppliers have their own concerns and incentives that may not align with yours. Having a single supplier of a product as sticky as software can constitute a risk to your business. Here are three cloud strategies that turn the risk of vendor lock-in into opportunities for choosing a scalable cloud strategy that aligns with your business needs.

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AWS Container Orchestration 101: ECS vs Fargate vs EKS

[fa icon="user"] David Henry [fa icon="calendar"]  Mar 12, 2019 3:45:00 PM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Going cloud-native and choosing AWS as your cloud platform is an important decision. Once you’ve set your mind to that path, the next step is to select the right managed services for your infrastructure. If you’re implementing a microservice approach on AWS, there are multiple options for hosting your containerized services. Here is a high-level overview of ECS, Fargate, and EKS and tips for choosing the best container orchestration option for your organization.

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Shed Light on Your Cloud Workload with AWS Well-Architected Framework

[fa icon="user"] Greta Kelly [fa icon="calendar"]  Feb 26, 2019 8:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

After years or decades of trusting your on-premise infrastructure, your understanding of cloud tools and best practices may be nebulous at best. The Well-Architected Framework is designed to help clear the fog and ensure you’re operating a reliable and efficient cloud workload. It’s developed by AWS Solutions Architects, who share best practices they’ve identified from their experience designing thousands of solutions in a wide variety of industries. Here's a brief intro to the Framework for those who want to get cirrus about building and maintaining value-driven cloud solutions.

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Benefits of Using AWS Outposts to Support Your Hybrid Cloud System

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Feb 20, 2019 8:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

AWS Outposts allow businesses to run AWS infrastructure on-premises to improve the consistency of their hybrid cloud system. Businesses that use them can use the same tools, APIs, hardware, and functionality across both their on-premises and cloud systems to create a consistent hybrid user experience.

Here’s a quick overview of what AWS Outposts are, when to use them, and how they can benefit your organization.

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