AWS Explained

How to Choose a Cloud Service Provider

How to Choose a Cloud Service Provider… and Why It Should Probably Be AWS

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This post discusses how to choose a cloud service provider and how each of the major choices compares with the others.

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AWS Lambda Use Cases: When You Should Use It?

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Lambda, and Serverless in general, is rather “in” right now in the world of cloud computing. So, how much of the marketing spiel should you listen to – how do you know when to use Lambda?

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Scaling PHP Applications on AWS

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Adriano explains how to improve PHP performance on AWS, including caching and hardware, and the PHP development process.

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PHP on AWS: Best Practices to Improve App Performance

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Adriano explains best practices for improving PHP performance on AWS, including caching and hardware, and the PHP development process.

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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 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 Ecommerce Best Practices

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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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