27 11, 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 – Latest Announcements – Part II

By |2018-11-27T10:33:04+00:00November 27th, 2018|AWS|0 Comments

You might have already seen Part I of this post. Here are the rest of the announcements: Storage Intelligent Tiering and Cost Optimisation for Amazon S3 For many years, we've been used to storage tiering and in general, the idea is that hot data is placed on faster and more accessible storage and data that [...]

27 11, 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 – Latest Announcements – Part I

By |2018-11-27T10:38:34+00:00November 27th, 2018|AWS|0 Comments

I wasn't lucky enough to go to AWS re:InventĀ but due to the magic that is the Internet, I was able to satisfy my nerd needs by waking up even earlier today and watching Monday Night Live, hosted by Peter DeSantis, VP of Global Infrastructure at AWS. Just so that you don't miss out on the [...]

19 11, 2018

Cost-Optimised EC2 Fleet with Auto-Scaling

By |2018-11-19T09:35:25+00:00November 19th, 2018|AWS, Cloud|0 Comments

Late last week, I noticed this blog by Jeff Barr and almost jumped with joy. I am blogging about it today to ensure you don't miss it as it's a significant capability in terms of cost reduction for many auto-scaled applications deployed on the AWS platform. Why? We all know spot instances are brilliant when [...]

10 09, 2018

Farewell Atos – Hello….

By |2018-09-10T10:13:27+00:00September 10th, 2018|Non-Technical|2 Comments

This blog should have come out last week but... A little over two years ago, I decided to join Atos as a Cloud Architect. People who follow me will know that my last few career decisions have been mainly influenced by the need to care for my parents. My role at Atos allowed me to [...]

22 08, 2018

Aviatrix – Cloud Networking Made Easy

By |2018-08-23T10:01:28+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Networking, Strategy, Tech Field Day|2 Comments

Aviatrix Systems presented their product "Aviatrix" at Cloud Field Day 4. For those who don't know, they are all about multi-cloud networking and automation of it. Their aim is to simplify cloud networking for hybrid scenarios in a secure and scalable way. Major public clouds like AWS, Azure and Google are already supported and support [...]

21 08, 2018

SoftNAS Cloud: Cloud Unlocker Storage?

By |2018-08-28T21:49:43+00:00August 21st, 2018|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Storage, Strategy, Tech Field Day|2 Comments

SoftNAS Cloud is the flagship product that was presented at Cloud Field Day 4 by SoftNAS Inc. According to them, SoftNAS Cloud is a "data control and management" platform which enables companies to move their applications to the public cloud quickly. In doing so, they claim to have flexible solutions, ultra-fast transfer speeds and aim [...]