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:Invent 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 [...]

22 02, 2018

Cloud Automation: Running Powershell (or other) scripts after reboots

By |2018-02-22T09:58:56+00:00February 22nd, 2018|AWS, Cloud, Virtualization, VMware, vRA, vRO|1 Comment

When it comes to IaaS cloud computing, one of the main requirements is the ability to automate all processes. After all, while the cloud environment can just be another platform to host IaaS machines, you wouldn't like to keep building machines manually. Plus, we all want to follow NIST's definition of cloud computing and it's not [...]