12 05, 2017

Battle of the PaaS. AWS vs Google Cloud Platform

By | 2018-03-22T22:14:46+00:00 May 12th, 2017|AWS, Cloud Management, GCP, Public Cloud|0 Comments

In the wake of Google's Next '17 event and the AWS San Francisco Summit 2017, I wanted to continue the AWS vs GCP comparison series.  In this part though, I wanted to focus on each public cloud [...]

25 04, 2017

AWS and GCP, Account vs Project Boundaries

By | 2018-03-22T22:50:58+00:00 April 25th, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, GCP, Public Cloud|0 Comments

  One of the most interesting differences between GCP and AWS is how each vendor recommends you isolate the blast radius of functional teams.  AWS will tell you that in all likelihood, you will need at [...]

23 02, 2017

DevOps Muscle for the Crossfit Games

By | 2018-03-22T23:18:31+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Public Cloud|0 Comments

  As we approach the Crossfit games once again, I thought I'd share some detail on how Foghorn helped Crossfit update their DevOps processes for the 2016 games.  Crossfit has been growing rapidly, and had [...]

6 02, 2017

Terraform beats CloudFormation to the Punch with Inspector Support

By | 2018-03-22T23:33:54+00:00 February 6th, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Public Cloud|0 Comments

Cloud Neutral DevOps HashiCorp makes some of our favorite DevOps tools.  Along with being feature rich, stable, and well designed, they are cloud neutral. This allows DevOps teams to become experts with a single tool [...]

26 01, 2017

Who’s Managing your Cloud?

By | 2018-03-22T23:30:42+00:00 January 26th, 2017|AWS, Azure, Cloud, Cloud Management, GCP, Public Cloud|0 Comments

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 [...]

25 01, 2017

Disney goes Hybrid; Shares Challenges

By | 2018-03-22T23:32:32+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Cloud, Cloud Management, General, Private Cloud, Public Cloud|0 Comments

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, [...]

24 01, 2017

Crunching HIPAA data just got cheaper

By | 2018-03-22T23:38:39+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Health Care, Public Cloud|0 Comments

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 [...]