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Deploying Scheduled Cloud Functions with Terraform

Aedan Dispenza 9th May 2019
Whether you’re managing key rotation, creating monitoring alerts, or policing expiration policies on your resources you will probably look to scheduled serverless functions for a cheap and scalable solution. While investigating the feasibility of using Google Cloud Functions to manage project resources in Google Cloud Platform it became apparent that this kind of functionality was […]

A Data-First Strategy: Which CSP Should You Choose?

Bimal Tandel 1st April 2019
Cloud Providers focus on advancing and maturing data capabilities has resulted in a very complex ecosystem of cloud services. In this blog post, Bimal Tandel, Business Line Leader for Data &  Analytics, will help you navigate this ecosystem by comparing all data services offered by the three major Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, and GCP). “By […]

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 […]