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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 […]

A Face In The Cloud – Beth Clutterbuck, Chief Human Resources Officer

Daniel Tovey 7th March 2019
In this Face in the Cloud we speak to the latest member of the Cloudreach leadership team, Beth Clutterbuck. Our Chief Human Resources Officer discusses motivation, her take on #BalanceforBetter and her nomination for the best pizza on the planet!  Welcome to Cloudreach Beth. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your career before […]

A Face in the Cloud – Marvin Street, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Daniel Tovey 25th February 2019
Here at Cloudreach, we believe that the growth of a great business is fuelled by great people. It is our talented individuals that make Cloudreach the success it is. Today, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Marvin Street, tells us about his experience working and keeping it cloudy at Cloudreach.   Great to have you on ‘Face in […]