Monthly Archives: January 2017

Who’s Managing your Cloud?

After designing, building and managing hundreds of environments, sometimes we get a little too deep in the weeds with our blogs. So I thought I’d share this article, which gives a high level perspective on how companies benefit from working with

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Posted in AWS, Azure, Cloud, Cloud Management, GCP, Public Cloud

Disney goes Hybrid; Shares Challenges

Ian Murphy recently wrote a great article on Disney’s journey to the Hybrid Cloud. The lightning talk, given by Blake White,  highlighted the issues that many enterprise companies face when adopting some of the latest technologies, like Kubernetes and AWS, and

Posted in Cloud, Cloud Management, General, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

Crunching HIPAA data just got cheaper

With the recent AWS announcement, AWS customers can now leverage spot instances to crunch their HIPAA big data workloads.   This can help decrease the compute costs of these jobs by up to 90%, making EC2 a cost effective option for crunching

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Posted in Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Health Care, Public Cloud

Pay AWS Less for your Dev and Test Workloads

24×7 environments are handy, but are they required for Dev and Test? I’m going to assume your development team is not leveraging development environments 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  That is to say, I’m assuming you don’t

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Posted in Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Cost Optimization, Public Cloud