Confused about the myriad of AWS Data Storage Options? In this post we take a look at the whole range of AWS Storage services, and the different types of storage available. By the end of the article you should know your EBS from your EFS and know which AWS storage services are right for your particular use case. But before we dive into AWS cloud storage options, let’s first take a look… Read More »A Complete Guide to AWS Storage Services
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You may have heard of AWS Control Tower, AWS Organizations and AWS Service Catalog – but what are these services and how do they integrate with one another? What are the benefits of leveraging Control Tower and the underlying services? If you’re interested to learn more, please read on and we’ll answer these questions and more below. What is AWS Control Tower? AWS Control Tower automates the ‘ at scale’… Read More »AWS Control Tower: Everything you Need To Know
ECS and EKS are both container orchestration services from AWS – in this post we take a look at ECS vs EKS to see which one will be more appropriate for your containerized workloads. Container adoption is on the rise – the technology has become popular due to it’s efficient resource utilisation and portability. A container is essentially a software package which includes code, configurations and dependencies so that an… Read More »ECS vS EKS – Which AWS Service is Right For You?
AWS Import Export with Snowball Originally a single device used for migrating data into AWS, Snowball is now part of the AWS Snow family of services used for both speeding up data import and export to and from AWS, and for secure edge computing. The AWS Snowball family includes: AWS Snowball Edge Storage Optimized AWS Snowball Edge Compute Optimized AWS Snowmobile The AWS Snow family can import and export exabytes… Read More »AWS Snowball: What Does Amazon’s Import/Export Appliance Cost?
What is AWS Fargate? AWS Fargate is a serverless computing engine for containers that enables customers to deploy and manage applications, not infrastructure. Fargate works with Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), and enables customers to deploy container based applications without having to provision EC2 instances or Kubernetes pods. AWS Fargate launches and scales compute resources for containers, ensuring that they have the optimal amount… Read More »5 New Features in AWS Fargate Version 1.4
This week, AWS announced general availability of Amazon Detective. To save you doing the detective work to figure out what Amazon Detective can do for you, I’ve outlined everything you need to know. What is Amazon Detective? Amazon Detective is a new log analytics and visualization service that helps AWS customers identify and investigatesecurity issues across their AWS workloads and accounts. Amazon Detective collects log data from various sources including:… Read More »Amazon Detective – Now Generally Available
Server Migration Service (SMS) from AWS is an agentless service that enables customers to simplify the AWS Migration process by automatically replicating live server volumes from their on premises servers in to AWS. AMIs (Amazon Machine Images) are automatically created from the replicated volumes, which can be used to launch the servers as AWS EC2 instances. SMS can be used to migrate live running server instances from VMware, HyperV and… Read More »AWS Migration with AWS Server Migration Service
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… 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… 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… Read More »AWS EC2 – Everything You Need to Know About EC2 Instances