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How to build on AWS – thinking, choosing, studying, starting

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Apr26
On April 25th in Aberdeen, Cloudsoft shared the stage with ONE Codebase Aberdeen, and our partners AWS Cloud plus Aberdeen startup Deep Miner to share real-world approaches to building startups on AWS. The new ONE Codebase space opens soon in June. Follow @onecodebase on Twitter. The Cloudsoft presentation was based

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Migrating thinking not just applications to the cloud

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Apr08
Stuart Bell, currently working on digital platforms on AWS with Insights Learning and Development, shared that there’s more to migration than shifting data and apps into the cloud at the Cloud Pathway 2 event on Mar 27 hosted by Cloudsoft in Codebase, Edinburgh, Stuart covered the following key points: Useful

{SecDev,Rugged,Cloud} where Security and Ops meet

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Apr04
Matt Erasmus is a security engineer who works a lot with AWS. At our recent Cloud Pathway 2 event, he gave guests a practical walk through what he does and the tools he uses to secure AWS. You can find Matt’s original event slides at the end of this post.

A Practical Guide to Migrating Legacy Apps

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Apr04
Aled Sage, VP Engineering at Cloudsoft, lifted the rock of application migration to AWS to expose what’s underneath at the Cloud Pathway 2 event on Mar 27 hosted by Cloudsoft in Codebase, Edinburgh, In the community spirit of the new Cloud Pathway series by Cloudsoft, the content was practical, actionable

AMP 5.4 released

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Feb23
Cloudsoft is pleased to announce the general availability of AMP 5.4. AMP streamlines development, operations and governance for any application on any cloud. Get the latest version Thank you to our customers and users for their feedback and support. Thanks also go to the Apache Brooklyn community for the many

AWS Activate and Accelerate: Credits for startups and new enterprise projects

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Jan22
One of the best uses of cloud for innovators, digital transformations and busy builders is experimenting with new business ideas. But before you get your credit card out, make sure you know about these two AWS credit programs: The two credit programs from AWS It’s good business practice to chat

Handling AWS EC2 VM Failures

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Dec12
What happens if an EC2 instance fails to start? This post talks about how to troubleshoot, and more importantly how to avoid it being a serious issue in production.   The Problem I hit a problem resizing a VM in AWS EC2. To reduce the costs of one of our

UK Cloud Awards 2019

UK Cloud Awards Launch – Cloudsoft’s COO to Judge Companies’ Cloud Innovations

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Nov26
The UK Cloud Awards have launched this week just ahead of the biggest cloud event on the planet — AWS Re:Invent. The award winners are announced next May, so this week was about getting everyone ready by announcing the categories and the judging panel. Organisations are encouraged to start working

How cloud architects use Visual Composer 2.1 for AWS CloudFormation to practice application-centred cloud

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Nov23
Our existing software, Cloudsoft AMP, already gives users the autonomy needed to run their applications on any cloud and on-premises seamlessly. But with a market that constantly evolves, along with growing competition, how can you become an elite cloud performer and increase your company’s velocity, agility and safety in the

The Ultimate Guide to AWS T3 Instances Pricing

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Nov01
AWS recently announced a new instance class, T3. These are cost-effective instances which offer great price/performance for workloads that use moderate CPU, with the option to burst to high CPU usage whenever needed. They come in a scale of sizes from t3.nano up to t3.2xlarge. There’s a lot of use
March 27, 2018
The 6Rs from Discover to AWS

A Practical Guide to Understanding the 6Rs for Migration to AWS

When an organization is considering migrating an existing application to AWS they have six options to choose from – known as The 6Rs – for each
March 22, 2018

What everyone needs to know about migrating Applications to the Cloud

Why bother migrating to the cloud? Seriously, who is really doing it? Why are those people doing it? For what outcomes? Hang on a minute, isn’t
March 20, 2018
CEE18

#CEE18 Cloudsoft activities at CloudExpo Europe 2018

I’m writing this while hurtling down the east coast of the UK in a train at 125mph en route to #CEE18 CloudExpo Europe 2018. Very excited,
March 20, 2018
Hyperledger Sawtooth

Cloudsoft’s Andrew Kennedy announced as a Hyperledger Technical Ambassador

Andrew Kennedy is a Distributed Systems Hacker on Cloudsoft’s engineering team. His latest work has resulted in him not only becoming a maintainer for the open source Hyperledger Sawtooth
March 20, 2018
Hyperledger Sawtooth

Cloudsoft’s Andrew Kennedy announced as a Hyperledger Technical Ambassador

Andrew Kennedy is a Distributed Systems Hacker on Cloudsoft’s engineering team. His latest work has resulted in him not only becoming a maintainer for the open source Hyperledger Sawtooth
March 20, 2018
SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

A cheeky title, I know. Pejorative even. But there’s a serious message behind the laughter. Cloud finance, security and operations are the top challenges and initiatives
March 20, 2018
SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

A cheeky title, I know. Pejorative even. But there’s a serious message behind the laughter. Cloud finance, security and operations are the top challenges and initiatives