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 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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]