Covering a large range of topics from AWS, Hosting, Cloud Perspectives and more

Sep 20, 2022
Miranda Darlington

What is a VPC?

When you are creating resources in AWS, such as an EC2 instance, you may notice that resources must be placed within a VPC. A VPC, or Virtual Private Cloud, is a logically-isolated network for you and your resources. What’s amazing about a VPC is that it’s fully customizable! You can define your own security groups, route tables, IP address range, and much more. This helps you create your own web applications that are in a secure, isolated network where you can control access to all resources.

Sep 20, 2022
Samantha Goodwin

What is an AWS Virtual Private Network?

AWS Client VPN allows users to connect securely to the AWS global network and on-premises networks with a single VPN connection. The user connects to a specified client VPN endpoint within a target network. The endpoint will be configured inside a subnet in your VPC. Unlike traditional on-premises VPN services, AWS Client VPN is not limited by hardware restraints. It is a pay-as-you-go service that scales elastically, based on user demand. This reduces costs and maintains consistent performance, regardless of production spikes.

Jul 15, 2022
Zach Brown

What is NetApp ONTAP?

Announced in September 2021 as the newest file system offering for AWS FSx, alongside Windows File Server, OpenZFS, and Lustre, NetApp ONTAP is bringing its versatile and scalable feature set to the cloud.

Feb 22, 2022
Chris Townsend

Protect client data while you work remotely

The obvious choice for many clients is to leverage AWS Workspaces, but managing and maintaining all of your Workspaces can become tedious. This is why EPI-USE America’s Finance team chose to work with EPI-USE Services for AWS to deploy and manage their Workspaces' environment.

Dec 2, 2021
Sethu Manuel
Rose Maria Pius

How to take control of your AWS Security

With a rapid surge in cloud-native business solutions, organizations must learn and adapt security best practices to take advantage of their benefits. Configuring and maintaining a highly secure and resilient cloud infrastructure requires a strong understanding of cloud security concepts and their nuances.

Nov 25, 2021
Rose Maria Pius

5 ways to optimize cloud costs in AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has created a program with selected partners to help provide clients with tools and migration expertise to reduce licensing costs and compute charges...

Mar 30, 2021
Chris Townsend

AWS Migrations: The Importance of the Mobilize Phase

The most important part of a migration is the plan itself. If you take the time to plan your migration, you will find that you can move faster, more efficiently, and with a higher success rate. Taking the time to build, design, and then verify your migration process helps build experience within your team and verify that your plan of action will work as expected.

Feb 22, 2021
Zach Brown

Highlights from AWS re:Invent 2020 Keynote – Dr Werner Vogel

Dr Vogel walked us around Sugar City, a factory-turned-event-space outside his home town of Amsterdam, telling us stories about the factory from its heyday and linking them to stories from AWS customers, clients and partners.

Jan 20, 2021
Chris Townsend

Migration Optimization and Licensing Assessment Program

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has created a program with selected partners to help provide clients with tools and migration expertise to reduce licensing costs and compute charges...

Dec 14, 2020
Zach Brown

Our 10 Favorite Announcements from Andy Jassy’s 2020 AWS re:Invent Keynote

If you watched Andy Jassy’s AWS re:Invent keynote presentation on December 1st or have watched an overview like what our friends at A Cloud Guru posted, you likely found many of the new features and services exciting. Well, we did too! Here are our Top 10 favorite...

Sep 20, 2019
Rehan van der Merwe

3 Ways  to Autoscale on AWS

In this article, we will be looking at three different methods of Autoscaling applications. We’ll also try to leverage AWS manged services as much as possible.

Jul 23, 2019
Bryce Acree

What is AWS CloudFormation?

What is AWS CloudFormation? Simply put, CloudFormation is just Infrastructure as Code. What does that mean? How can that improve my DevOps team? Does it help my business? What about my IT budget? CloudFormation can help with all of those things, saving you time and...

Oct 25, 2018
Bryce Acree

What is Amazon Aurora?

What is Amazon Aurora? Is it a miracle? A gift from God? Or just simply a cloud engineering marvel that can help you and your company save time, money, and hours of frustrating downtime To keep it simple, Amazon Aurora is relational database engine that was built with...

Sep 18, 2018
Bryce Acree

Can you Afford Downtime on your App or Website?

We help you take care of your Uptime so you don’t have to. In this day and age, businesses need to have a strong web presence to succeed and grow in the market or industry they are in. A wise man once said, ‘with a strong web presence, comes great responsibility’...

Jul 10, 2018
Bryce Acree

Creating a LAMP Stack on AWS

So, you want to create a LAMP Stack using AWS huh? First, what is a LAMP Stack and what makes it important? A LAMP Stack is a server configuration archetype that includes all of the necessary software and infrastructure to run a standalone web-application or website...

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