Best Practice & Advice
Various subject matter experts at Cloudreach offer their advice and show best practice on topics within cloud computing.
Top 5 Tips for AWS Migration
Success in AWS is not only having your application run, it’s also operating it optimally – delivering the right performance at the right cost. It requires some new skills and a different approach. Having worked with Cloudreach for 4 years and used AWS for some time before that, I have lead, contributed to and supported […]
Introducing Amazon WorkSpaces
A guest post from Ian Massingham at AWS. WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud.
Google Drive for Work or Amazon Zocalo?
The giants of the cloud computing world are spoiling us this quarter. First Google announced Drive for Work at their annual conference (IO) in June, and yesterday AWS announced Zocalo at their New York Summit.
Setting up a VyOS instance to connect two VPCs
Creating multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) in your AWS environments is a very common method of isolating different environments of your estate (which you would want to do for security reasons).
Power Business Success with Salesforce Sales Cloud
Cloud computing empowers businesses to increase their efficiency, make significant cost savings, and improve communication, at the same time as offering innovation previously available only to global market leaders.
Does your Business have a Cloud Culture?
As the board rooms of global businesses ring with “efficiencies,” “streamlining,” “bottom line cost savings” and similar phrases, spare a thought for the culture and collective confidence of those within the organisation. In the current economic climate, almost all sectors are characterised by negativity around cuts.
Comparing Amazon VPC Connectivity Options
In August 2009 Amazon announced its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service, essentially giving enterprise customers worried about security and control in the cloud a solution to that concern. Since then the Amazon VPC has matured as more and more services have become available from within the VPC.
Varnish and Autoscaling… A Love Story
While working on a cool project at Cloudreach, I stumbled upon Varnish, and fell in love with it instantly. The first thing I tried to do was to combine Varnish with the awesomeness provided by AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), in a combination which looks like:
Setting Domain-Wide Signatures for Google Mail
While Google mail’s compliance footers are great for legal compliance, Google currently don’t offer an easy way to set signatures for all your users that are based on user specific variables. I had a quick look at the existing offerings but I also noticed that due to the openness of Google’s APIs it’s easy to pull […]