Company Resources “Held Hostage” by a Former IT Manager. A Lesson in AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Best Practices.
Following best business practices in an organization is vital if a company wants to have a consistent approach to how they operate; this is just as important for a small organization as it is for larger ones. When AWS identity and access management best practices aren’t followed, an organization can struggle doing everyday tasks because everything is an exception, not a rule. A client of ours that is in the team collaborative applications space learned this the hard wayRead more
Data Analytics Company Gains Performance and Reduces Cost by Switching from Microsoft SQL to AWS Redshift + Tableau.
Capturing data and utilizing it for business needs is a relatively easy thing to accomplish if done correctly. Analyzing the data to look for patterns and trends is an entirely different issue. When companies decide to implement deep analytics to drive decision making, often implementing the suite of reports can be a challenge. This was partially true for our client, a real-time data analytics company, who approached us to help them find a better way of performing big data analyticsRead more
Renewable Energy Company Migrates Entire Database from MySQL to Amazon Aurora – Gets Performance Boost for a Fraction of the Cost.
Companies have learned the value of Big Data and the need to capture as much information as they are able about their customer base. This often becomes a driving force in building out their database solution to house this growing amount of data. Although no one disagrees with the need to gather the data, how each organization chooses to house and grow the database tends to vary wildly from one company to the next. Navigating enterprise database solution providers isRead more
Can Serverless Infrastructure and AWS Lambda Radically Transform Your Business?
Anyone who has worked in a traditional development shop knows that in order to deploy a digital product to market, a multitude of resources and a wealth of multi-disciplinary knowledge is vital. Not only does the development team have to consider how to properly code the application, they have to be able to integrate it with a database backend, a presentation layer, and numerous configurations of routers, servers, firewalls and the like. As such, these development efforts tend to beRead more
Don’t Let Your Data Slow Down Your Business. ClearScale Migrates Client’s Databases to Cloud Using AWS Snowball.
Any firm operating in the digital space these days has a basic reality in their daily operations; customer or client data coupled with sensitive and proprietary information that needs to be transferred and stored in a secured cloud location. For many organizations, gathering the data isn’t the issue; rather, it’s the complexity of transferring, storing and processing it that poses a real challenge. For anyone with previous experience in information technology, it comes as no surprise that maintainingRead more