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How I became fully certified on AWS

Carlos Martell 5th June 2018
Back in February 2017, I got my first Amazon Web Services certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate. I immediately became fascinated by the technology, to the point that I decided to challenge myself and obtain all AWS certifications (with the exception of the Cloud Practitioner certification) within one year. I am very lucky to […]

Interactive app shows the power of machine learning in the cloud

Paul Chin 25th May 2018
One of our Cloudy Values is to “Be One Step Ahead”. That means staying on top of the latest tools, technologies, and architectures to make application development faster and more cost-effective. Last year, one of our customers tasked us with creating a technology demo to enhance their booth at a trade show. The demo needed […]

Cloudreachers crank up the creativity for .create(v=5.0)

Chris Schwartz 22nd May 2018
This year marked our fifth .create() hackathon, and it’s been a fiercely competitive event with a total of 7 teams battling it out. The brief was to develop something eye-catching that showcases technical ingenuity and demonstrates the power of AWS using one or more innovative technologies e.g. data engineering, IoT, AI, Machine Learning. With the prize […]

Multi AWS Account federation with Microsoft Azure Active Directory as IdP

Tudor Toma 12th April 2018
When it comes to using Amazon Web Services in an enterprise environment, we think of Identity and Access Management being at the center of everything due to its importance for enterprises. Some of the key solutions which are used today relating to this are: Using a dedicated AWS Account as a central identification point for […]

AWS SSM in Action, the next generation of SSH

Giulio Calzolari 9th March 2018
Over the last year AWS have introduced a lot a of new capabilities to extend the functionality of the EC2 Systems Manager. These features include: Parameters store Automation Patching Run Command State Manager / Inventory At re:Invent 2017, many features were introduced such as SSM PrivateLink and PCI compliance. I decided to investigate SSM SendCommand to […]

How to continuously assess the security of your AMIs

Jawad Seddar 23rd February 2018
Jawad Seddar, Cloud Systems Developer at Cloudreach, gives insight on a continuous AMI assessment process using Amazon Inspector, Lambda and CloudWatch.   Vulnerability assessments   When deploying resources in the cloud or in your datacenters, it’s always recommended to make sure they are not affected by known vulnerabilities as these can easily be leveraged to […]

Surviving the hybrid cloud: a networking perspective

Tudor Toma 19th February 2018
The cloud today is often an idealistic world where we envision native cloud applications, elasticity, resiliency and other traits which a public cloud service brings. The reality the corporate, large enterprise landscape have to face is a long history of managing and running their own applications in private or hosted data centers, therefore stepping into […]

Cloudreach .create(v=4.0) Hackathon winner: NoComprehend

Alberto Alvarez 5th January 2018
It’s always great when .create() time comes around. We especially liked this edition as we could play with some of the services recently announced at AWS re:Invent 2017. NoComprehend is a Slack chatbot that uses a natural language processing (NLP) backend provided by Amazon Comprehend to identify keywords in Slack messages and populates a phrasal […]
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