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Disaster Recovery & High Availability on AWS

Disaster Recovery

What is Disaster Recovery? Disaster Recovery (DR) in Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a component that spans a few of the six pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. The AWS Well-Architected Framework provides guidance to organizations to build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for their applications.  DR and resiliency align, primarily, …

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93 Best AWS re:Invent Sessions from 2021

AWS publishes many of the best sessions on YouTube so we can learn at our leisure. In 2021 AWS released, by our count, 479 recorded sessions from re:Invent, or put another way, about 400 cumulative hours of video. That’s almost 17 days of continuous viewing (we may or may not have watched a few of these on 1.5x speed).

re:Invent 2021 Recap – Global Partner Summit Keynote

At re:Invent 2021, the Global Partner Summit Keynote was all about AWS Partners and the key role they play in enabling companies across the globe transform their businesses by leveraging the cloud. In 2021, AWS and AWS partners worked on hundreds of thousands of opportunities, doubling the figures year over year.  Doug Yeum, Head of …

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re:Invent 2021 Recap – Werner Vogels Keynote

AWS’ CTO Werner Vogels has been a highly anticipated keynote fixture throughout re:Invent’s history. He appeared on stage this year in a Hawaiin shirt following a surreal road trip down AWS memory lane, but the premise didn’t last long, quickly revealing his t-shirt of the year as “The Stranglers”. With 10 years of re:Invent, there …

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re:Invent 2021 Recap – Peter DeSantis Keynote

A keynote from Peter DeSantis always promises an expert guided tour of some of the inner technical workings of the AWS platform. In the past this has included in-depth explorations of the AWS Nitro System, the AWS Graviton2 processors, and AWS’ global fiber infrastructure. This year, Peter dove into the recently announced Amazon S3 Glacier …

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re:Invent 2021 Recap – Adam Selipsky Keynote

AWS re:Invent is back, in-person, and with the new CEO of AWS, Adam Selipsky to kick off its 10th year anniversary! While it does feel a little strange to start the conference without Andy Jassy after all these years, Adam got things off to a big start, stepping deftly into the role. Adam led us …

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How to Implement #CloudMigrationAutomation

How to Implement Cloud Migration Automation

Cloud adoption is now increasing day by day. 30% of all IT budgets are allocated to adopting cloud computing services. To ensure the cost-effectiveness of such budget allocation, maximize your cloud migration processes through automation. Automating cloud migrations creates reliable, repeatable results across multiple environments to accelerate and simplify the entire migration process.  Achieve cloud …

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Leveraging AWS for Backup and Disaster Recovery — 8 Best DR Practices

In today’s market, all companies are technology companies. Yet, Invenio IT reports that every 1 in 5 organizations does not have a disaster recovery plan. A company without a disaster recovery is prone to the type of IT disaster (from server corruptions, data center failures and cyberattacks) that can disrupt the entire functioning of day-to-day …

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AWS Cloud Migration: Migration Assessment, Strategizing & Best Practices

According to TechJury, a ratio of 16 out of 20 businesses shifted to a cloud-based infrastructure in 2020. This ratio is only going to continue to increase exponentially as more and more companies take advantage of cloud migration rather than remaining with traditional on-premises infrastructures. AWS offers a huge upside with negligible disadvantages to all …

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#AWSCloudMigration - How To Determine First-Mover Workloads

AWS Cloud Migration: How To Determine First-Mover Workloads

Cloud Migration takes a lot of planning and assessments to shift workloads safely without interrupting your business. The cloud infrastructure is limitless with a range of benefits. Still, it also poses some complications along the process, especially for those companies who want to move their critical workload without disturbing their running operations.  So how exactly …

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Github Actions on Self-Hosted Runners for Kubernetes

Currently, 56 million developers are using GitHub to develop their applications today, and that statistic is predicted to grow to 100 million by 2025. Developers optimize GitHub for multiple tasks, from writing a piece of code for their application to deploying it in an environment. This requires a solution that can automate all the mundane tasks …

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Optimizing Prometheus and Grafana with the #PrometheusOperator

Optimizing Prometheus and Grafana with the Prometheus Operator

Taking a proactive and efficient approach to Kubernetes cluster monitoring can help engineering teams identify and predict many critical problems like CPU outage, memory outage, storage issues well in advance of these issues taking a toll on a business. Companies of all sizes such as enterprises like CERN monitor petabytes of their Kubernetes cluster data …

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AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) for Terraform: Enabling TypeScript & Python Support

It’s not a leap to propose that Terraform is the DevOps cornerstone for Infrastructure as Code (IAC). Terraform’s adoption since its mid-2014 release to the software development landscape has been meteoric. More than 8000 organizations are using Terraform for infrastructure automation. To successfully use the IAC tool, it’s important to optimize HashiCorp Configuration Language (HCL). …

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Improve Your Cost Management with AWS Saving Plans

The adaptability and flexibility of today’s cloud services present a lot of opportunities to cut infrastructure costs. Amazon Web Services and its plethora of services let you set up any kind of cloud environment for any type of application, without forcing you to make long-term commitments. At the very least, you don’t have to make …

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