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Migrating thinking not just applications to the cloud

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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

Announcement: AWS Service Catalog Connector for ServiceNow Announces New Features

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The good folks at AWS have just announced new features to the AWS Service Catalog Connector for ServiceNow. The Connector allows you to use your existing AWS Service Catalog configuration, including curated products, portfolios, constraints, and tagging, and expose this to your ServiceNow administrators and users. With the version 1.5.1