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WooCommerce on AWS Best Practices for Scalable Deployments

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WooCommerce sites can be vulnerable to performance issues, and complicated to scale. Marc shares how to keep your installation clean and up-to-date, and when you should choose to work with an established AWS MSP.

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AWS Best Practices for E-commerce

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AWS provides a secure, high-performance infrastructure that can scale to any size e-commerce website. Marc’s best practice guidance on platforms, performance and scaling will help you make the right choices for your e-commerce business.

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AWS Tagging Best Practices

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Do you have a tagging strategy? AWS tagging improves efficiency across departments, from development to billing. And tags aren’t just for humans – they can literally save your business money by identifying resources for task automation.

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Creating a Scalable WordPress Deployment on AWS

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Marc shares tips to ensure your WordPress site will scale as your business grows; follow our guide to optimize your AWS architecture – multiple EC2 and RDS instances, load balancing, auto scaling and CDN solutions.

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AWS Root User Best Practices

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Your AWS root account has ownership and access to everything you configure in AWS. Follow Karl’s tips to improve security: don’t lose access, prevent unauthorised access, monitor usage and track technical changes.

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How to Tell Whether Your AWS MSP Is Good at Its Job

What constitutes a competent MSP? Karl offers a list of technical and non-technical criteria to help evaluate your current AWS MSP, or to prepare for conversations with potential partners.

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AWS EFS

A Comprehensive Guide to AWS EFS Pricing

In this blog post, Karl Robinson explores what Amazon EFS is, and how the pricing for EFS works. Amazon’s Elastic File System (EFS), is a serverless, set-and-forget file storage system […]

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SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED error when trying to install AwsReplicationWindowsInstaller.exe in Windows

In this post, Marc Gadsdon walks you through the steps to install the AWS Application Migration Replication Agent if you hit the SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED error.   Installing the AWS Application […]

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Amazon CloudFront

Guide to AWS CloudFront Pricing & Cost Optimization

Amazon CloudFront – Pricing and Description Amazon Web Services (AWS) wasn’t always synonymous with edge networking. For quite some time, they focused on hyper scaling their edge network setup for […]

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AWS DynamoDB Pricing: 13 Tips to Reduce Costs

In this post, Karl Robinson introduces the technical elements of Amazon DynamoDB, and how to calculate DynamoDB Pricing. He also shares 13 invaluable tips on configuration to keep your Amazon […]

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9 Announcements from the Werner Vogels Keynote at AWS re:Invent 2021

Today it was the turn of AWS CTO Dr. Werner Vogels to deliver his re:Invent keynote.  A slightly more sober warm up act today with the Cattus quartet playing strings […]

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Data Driven Organization

11 Key Announcements by Swami Sivasubramanian at re:Invent 2021

On the third day of AWS re:Invent 2021, Dr Swami Sivasubramanian took to the stage to delivery his keynote about all things data and machine learning.  Today the crowd were […]

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