Public Cloud

Blog Posts

Cloudreach are great advocates for the public cloud and our primary partners are AWS, Microsoft and Google. Read our blog posts to hear from the experts on these platforms.

Bringing Squid Proxy Into The 21st Century With AWS Fargate

Giulio Calzolari 25th March 2019
When talking about building and deploying applications in the AWS ecosystem, one topic that comes up without fail is how to securely manage outbound internet traffic from private subnets. How can you operate a controlled environment that prevents data exfiltration or possible data leaks with a minimum amount of management overhead? There are commercial tools […]

Tableau Server Setup In An AWS Environment

Chris Hurley 21st March 2019
Recently while working with a client, Cloud Systems Developer, Chris Hurley,  had the opportunity to install a Tableau server from scratch. Tableau is an analytics platform that allows an enterprise to collaboratively build visualisations using data from its data warehouse. This blog post details the considerations when setting up a Tableau server in an AWS […]

How To Carry Out A Percona MySql 5.5 Migration With No Downtime

Gabriele Lomuscio 11th March 2019
Gabriele Lomusico, Cloud Systems Developer at Cloudreach, explains how he completed a Percona MySql 5.5 migration to AWS with no downtime.   Migration context The customer asked us to move seven on-premises databases to AWS in a short period of time (about ten days) without any downtime. Each database was configured in replication mode (master/slave) with a […]

Chef And Retrieving Secrets From Vault Using The GCP Authentication Backend

James O'Hara 7th March 2019
Senior Cloud Systems Developer, James O’Hara, describes how he and his colleague Stuart Stone developed a Chef helper library to ease the pains of retrieving Vault secrets in the Google Cloud Platform. While developing Configuration as Code for Google Cloud instances for clients, it became increasingly necessary to pull secrets securely from Vault in order […]

Getting Started With Azure Machine Learning Studio

Dwayne Monroe 14th February 2019
Cloudreach Cloud Architect, Dwayne Monroe provides a brief introduction to Azure Machine Learning Studio and walks us through an example project to get readers started. This post is about Azure Machine Learning Studio, an Azure offering which makes it possible for non-specialists to benefit from the capabilities of machine learning and bring those benefits (such as […]

Two Blocks Away: Tangible Interface Empowered By Serverless Technology

Yoyu Li 11th February 2019
Two Blocks Away (TBA) was the main attraction at Cloudreach’s booth during AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas. To play the game, players need to solve puzzles by selecting and arranging physical blocks. Over 400 participants took on the challenge during re:Invent 2018, and many were intrigued by its tangible interaction experience. Let’s take a […]