It’s fair to say that the world was unprepared for a global pandemic such as Covid-19. We’ve seen outbreaks in the past – SARS, Ebola, but nothing that has spread so quickly and with such far reaching consequences. Bill Gates told us in 2015 that we were not ready for such a global outbreak and he was right – all around the world healthcare systems are struggling to cope, and people are being told to work from home where possible. If you… Read More »Combat Covid-19 With 3 Free AWS Homeworking Solutions
Amazon Redshift is a Data Warehouse in the Cloud. Amazon Redshift is the AWS Data Warehousing solution enabling business intelligence in the AWS cloud. Redshift enables customers to query petabytes of structured and semi structured data using standard SQL queries. AWS customers can start building a Redshift Data Warehouse for as little as $0.25 per hour, and can scale up their data warehouse in line with business requirements. How does Amazon Redshift Work? Redshift can be configured either as a… Read More »What is Amazon Redshift?
What is Amazon S3? Amazon S3 stands for ‘Simple Storage Service’ and it is an object ‘Storage’ ‘Service’ which provides secure, durable and highly scalable object storage as a service for IT teams and developers. Amazon S3 is very ‘Simple’ to use, offering a web services interface which enables customers to store and retrieve their data from anywhere on the web. Objects are essentially flat files including documents, pictures, videos etc. Amazon S3 Objects consist of: Key – essentially the… Read More »Full Amazon S3 Guide (2020)
EC2 is short for Elastic Compute Cloud, and it is Amazon Web Services IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) offering, enabling developers to gain easy access to compute resources in the AWS cloud. AWS offer 275 instances all with set configurations of CPU, RAM, storage type and network performance. They are grouped into categories of instance types which are optimized for different compute workloads. Fight Dr McPixie! A Cloud Guru have an amusing mnemonic in their AWS training programs to help… Read More »AWS EC2 – Everything You Need to Know About EC2 Instances
Happy New Year! We all make New Year’s resolutions – lose weight, get fit, get a new job etc. What will yours be? If you are looking to reduce public cloud costs in 2020 then read on as Logicata may be able to help. According to ‘The Cloud Infrastructure Report 2020’ published by Cloudcheckr, only 30% of businesses consider themselves to be managing, tracking and optimizing public cloud costs very well. This leaves a whopping 70% of businesses with cloud… Read More »New Year’s Resolution – Gain Control of Cloud Costs in 2020!
This is a question posed by businesses we speak to – why do I need a Public Cloud Managed Service Provider like Logicata? Why can I not just manage my own cloud? Why should not just deal directly with AWS and Azure and do it all myself? And the answer of course is yes – you can do it yourself, as long as you have access to the necessary skills & tooling that you will need to manage your cloud… Read More »Why do I need a Public Cloud Managed Service Provider?