Let’s face it when it come to cloud costs and savings we all get excited, especially if the benefits require minimal effort to achieve.
Through the variety of Cloud providers available, hosting solutions in the Cloud not only provides fantastic flexibility, reliability and scalability, it also provides a cheaper costing model then maintaining the same solution in a datacenter over time and if used effectively.
That being said here are several proven ways you can effectively optimise and reduce your cloud costs, where I will help you identify these optimisations so you can benefit and enjoy the savings.
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Organizations are utilising cloud solutions at a rapid growth rate. Cloud Providers like Amazon (AWS), Google (Google Cloud), and Microsoft (Azure) have been taking advantage by providing some of the leading cloud platforms in the industry.
There are other available platforms such as Red Hat, VMWare, Rackspace, and others that offer platforms or specialised platforms as well. So with all of these platforms available, there is a strong and rapidly growing need for qualified and educated employees.
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Data protection is critical within any business and data has a lot of value. Loss of data can be detrimental to both the business holding the data and the individual who’s data has been compromised resulting in drastic consequences. Loss of data is a breach of both privacy and security and with data storage being so cheap, it has expanded massively in volume. While data breaches of sensitive data have been occurring for a long time, they have been becoming more frequent.
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Welcome to this Deep Dive series, for this topic I will be exploring DNS in depth while providing clear and deep explanations to help both tech and hopefully non tech minded folk to better understand this topic.
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The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has been growing in popularity over the last few years, and with good reason, the GCP has a strong competitive advantage over other cloud providers when it comes to certain aspects such as Kubernetes, Big Data, Data Pipelines, and Analytics.
This certification is a great entry point into the GCP certifications, while it is not the easiest of the GCP certifications, it will give you a good foundation and overall understanding of the services GCP has to offer as well as design for cost-effective and fault-tolerant solutions.
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Both Choreography or Orchestration are fascinating patterns, they are fantastic ways to manage the interactions, communication, and behavior between your Microservices and often there is not a one size fits all approach you should take.
Just because you have taken one of these approaches in a previous solution does not mean that it the right approach for your next, hopefully, this post will be able to give you a high-level overview of what you should consider and help you to manage your Architecture decision.
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No matter your background into cloud computing, I think this certification is a great entry point into the AWS certifications, while it is one of the easiest of the AWS certifications, it will give you a good foundation and overall understanding of the services AWS has to offer as well as design for cost-effective and fault-tolerant solutions.
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There are many great examples of component libraries that companies and individuals have created that are out and available on GitHub.
What I wanted to do was explore the concept of the component library in greater detail and therefore provide details to help give guidance to those wanting to venture into creating their own library.
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When trying to find instructions on how to publish into Github Pages, I found that is was not very clear when trying to publish a static site.
I thought it would be good to write a guide on publishing a static site into Github Pages and hopefully eliminate any confusion in trying to do so.
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