AWS Explained

AWS Best Practices for Edtech Companies

AWS Best Practices for EdTech Companies

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EdTech apps on AWS need high availability and performance, and must be secure and scalable. Marc describes how to achieve this in a cost-effective way.

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Optimizing and Horizontally Scaling Laravel on AWS

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Adriano explains how to horizontally scale Laravel on AWS and recommends ways to optimize web applications built with the Laravel PHP framework.

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AWS API Gateway Pricing Explained

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Lead Engineer Jon describes the pricing structure of AWS’ staggeringly cheap managed API service, including allowances of its free tier, caching costs and websockets.

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Scalable Magento Deployments on AWS

Magento on AWS: Best Practices for Optimized, Scalable Deployments

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Magento is resource-intensive with high up-front costs, and requires hosting tailored for best performance. Marc details actionable best practices for scalable Magento deployments on AWS.

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AWS Services Glossary

AWS Glossary: Acronym & Terminology Cheat Sheet

Our knowledgeable Lead AWS Cloud Engineer explains the AWS terms you’re likely to need to explain to your leadership team. Smartly grouped by Storage, Messaging, Database Services, Networking and, well, Other Bits.

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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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AWS EFS

A Comprehensive Guide to AWS EFS Pricing

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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

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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 Migration […]

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