Ramifications of Microsoft Azure’s Strategic Shift towards Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) Partners

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Bhavesh Goswami | Comments(2)

Microsoft Azure is giving a tough fight to AWS in the public cloud market. Its no secret that AWS, with its 6 years of headstart in IaaS segment has more market share and more services. The latest announcement by Microsoft about Azure pay-as-you-go model not available in the MPSA licensing model gives us a hint on the strategic initiative by Microsoft Azure to capture more market share.

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Why do we opt for AWS Mumbai Region as an Indian cloud customer?

Posted on September 9, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

Are you an Indian AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud Customer? Do you want to adopt AWS Mumbai Region for your production?

Then we have an analysis for you which will help you to decide whether to go for AWS Mumbai Region or not. In this blog, we’ll look at aspects like “cost comparison, services availability, S3 object download speed test, latency check, compliance” between near and famous regions.

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Postfix Email Server integration with SES

Posted on July 7, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Have you ever  thought of setting up a web or application server with your own mail server? Have you ever tried to do so and stuck at some point? Well, when you host a website or your application it is likely to have your own mail server to handle incoming and outgoing mail to your domain. Before I get into my topic, I assume that you have got basic knowledge on AWS. For any kind of cloud training please visit www.cloudthat.com.

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CloudWatch Custom Metrics for Windows Server

Posted on June 2, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(4)

It’s not rare that users having requirements of sending custom metrics to CloudWatch. These metrics can be application based or server based. There are different ways we can send these metrics to CloudWatch like writing a simple PowerShell script and scheduling it in Task Scheduler to run periodically. Alternate way to accomplish this, which I personally find very easy is by making simple changes in EC2ConfigService in your windows instance.

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Install WordPress using AWS Codepipeline

Posted on May 17, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(3)

In this blog we are going to show how we can install a Wordpress with AWS Codepipeline.

Before we begin the demo, let us brief you about the services which will be used.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is providing three services namely CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline as Developer Tools for the developers, which lets them to focus more on their application rather than deployment.

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Schedule and Configure Lambda to Notify you..

Posted on April 8, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(2)

In the era of Dev-ops, continuous integration and deployment, AWS Lambda provides you with various features, that will help you automate your needs. Lambda is a compute service from Amazon Web Services, which performs actions on various available services of AWS, based on the program code that you upload for execution. It can be triggered by events or with a scheduled event provided by CloudWatch.

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Sample Questions for AWS Certified Developer Associate Certification – Part 1

Posted on April 1, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(5)

AWS has been the leader in Cloud Computing for 10 years and getting certified as an Amazon Developer is something that every developer working on building scalable applications on AWS would intent to go for. With the same mindset, I had recently appeared and cleared the developer certification. You can read more about the AWS Developer Associate Certification here.

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Track your resource configuration changes with AWS Config

Posted on March 23, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

AWS Config provides the complete visibility over the deployment and tracking of resources. It checks the inventory changes and identifies the deleted resources. It analyses the compliance of the desired rule against the deployed configuration and respond to security incidents without distorting end user. It helps in troubleshooting the misconfigured resources.

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5 Reasons why Multi-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) is the Only Real DR Strategy

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Bhavesh Goswami | Comments(3)

Disaster Recovery (DR) is an important aspect of any cloud deployment. In the words of Amazon’s CTO Vernal Vogel’s, “Everything fails, all the time”. It is possible that an entire data center or region of the cloud provider goes down. This has already happened to most cloud providers like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure and will surely happen again in future.

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What is Amazon Mobile Hub?

Posted on February 5, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Amazon Mobile Hub is a mobile service, which allows to build, test and monitor usage of mobile apps rapidly and easily. It allows users to integrate various AWS services to your mobile application in matter of some clicks. Once the app is ready, Mobile Hub allows you to test the app on real devices as well as make use of analytics to track usage of the app.

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