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Sceptre: a tool for driving AWS CloudFormation

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Feb-2017 10:43:36 / by Henry Bell posted in Innovation, Amazon Web Services, Tooling and Features

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Sceptre is a tool for driving AWS CloudFormation, which has recently been open-sourced by Cloudreach. The project and source code can be found on GitHub.

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Serverless Computing - What is it?

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Jan-2017 08:36:48 / by Neil Stewart posted in Microsoft Azure, Cloud Trends, Innovation, Cloud Adoption, Amazon Web Services

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Serverless is a concept in Cloud Computing that has been growing in popularity over the last 12 months. It is very powerful and has a lot of potential. In this post, I hope to help explain what Serverless is, how it can be used and some examples of how it is being used in the industry.

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Achieving Premier Status across the Globe

[fa icon="calendar'] 22-Dec-2016 13:59:33 / by Tom Ray posted in Cloud Trends, Amazon Web Services, Partnerships

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Cloudy AWS Premier Status #1 - Europe
and North America! Job. Done.

This week Cloudreach was reconfirmed as an AWS Premier Partner in Europe, continuing our status since 2014. More importantly perhaps, Cloudreach have achieved the Premier tier for our North American business independently! To celebrate, I’ve gathered my thoughts and insights in this blog post.

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Get started with OpsWorks for Chef Automate

[fa icon="calendar'] 22-Dec-2016 12:57:17 / by Nicolas Fournier posted in Amazon Web Services, Best Practice & Advice, Tooling and Features

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In November, AWS hosted its big annual event, re:Invent, where lots of new features were released. The full list of product announcements can be found
here. One of them, OpsWorks for Chef Automate, allows you to launch a Chef Automate server fully managed by AWS.

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AWS Managed Services - How Will it Affect the Market?

[fa icon="calendar'] 13-Dec-2016 10:13:47 / by Euan Reid posted in Cloud Trends, Innovation, Amazon Web Services

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For those “in the know”, AWS Managed Services has been a long time coming.

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AWS Managed Services - What does that mean?

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Dec-2016 19:59:44 / by Andre Azevedo posted in Cloud Trends, Innovation, Amazon Web Services, Best Practice & Advice

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AWS Managed Services. Do you mean Managed Services? by AWS? Yes!

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Thoughts after taking the AWS Certified Security Specialty exam

[fa icon="calendar'] 06-Dec-2016 20:34:05 / by Alberto Alvarez posted in Amazon Web Services, Best Practice & Advice

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Last week AWS re:Invent was a blast! Amongst
very exciting product announcements, promoting the Unicorn rental business at the GameDay and the re:Play party, I was able to sit the AWS Certified Security – Specialty (Beta) certification.

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Storage Appliances in the Cloud

[fa icon="calendar'] 06-Dec-2016 09:32:57 / by James Dunn posted in Cloud Trends, Innovation, Amazon Web Services, Best Practice & Advice, Tooling and Features

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AWS announced Elastic File System (EFS) as General Availability earlier this year, meaning we are a little closer to finally having a managed file storage service within AWS. However, its release is limited to a handful of regions and a limited set of features.

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AWS re:Invent - Summarising the Madness

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Dec-2016 16:49:37 / by Chris Bunch posted in Amazon Web Services, Events & Meet-Ups

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For those of you who attended re:Invent last week, have you recovered yet? I feel my life expectancy may be a month or two shorter as a result of the trip, yet somehow AWS and the cloudy attendees present managed to make it better nonetheless.

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AWS Whitepapers: Easy Download for re:Invent!

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Nov-2016 13:53:45 / by Howard Glynn posted in Innovation, Amazon Web Services

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AWS re:Invent is almost upon us and for anyone outside of the Vegas area - probably the majority of the reported 24,000 attendees - it means a long flight. But what better way to prepare than to catch up with reading AWS whitepapers on the plane studying for the beta exams?

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