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New AWS Services Optimize Application Development Process

19 Oct
By: ClearScale
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is always busy introducing new services, enhancing existing ones, and, quite often, driving trends. However, the company has upped its game even more in recent months. In the first half of 2020, AWS announced an astonishing number of developments that enable technology interoperability, simplifying legacy feature removal, creating greater flexibility and time-savings for developers, and putting new capabilities at the fingertips of end-users. This is the first in a series of blogs in which we’ll

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7 Key Application Modernization Technologies

13 Oct
By: ClearScale
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More and more organizations are migrating to the cloud, lured by the promises of its well-documented benefits. However, many of these same organizations quickly come to learn that simply moving to the cloud isn’t enough. To be successful in the cloud, you must update existing on-premise, legacy, and monolithic apps by making changes to their infrastructure, architecture, and features - a concept known as application modernization. Getting the most out of your app modernization project requires using the right

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How an App Could Give Voice to Those in the Judicial System with Limited English Proficiency

08 Oct
By: ClearScale
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By Vyacheslav Gorlov Senior Solutions Architect, ClearScale Like most aspects of American society, the judicial system deals with a diverse population. Many among that population have limited English proficiency and must rely on English-speaking family members or friends who may not be fluent speakers themselves. Even those with a good mastery of the English language may struggle with legal terminology and the unique vocabulary associated with court proceedings. For perspective, according to the US Census Bureau's 2018 American Community Survey

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How to Make Your Application Migration to the Cloud a Success

02 Oct
By: ClearScale
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More and more, organizations are replacing legacy, on-premises IT infrastructure with agile cloud-based architecture. Public cloud providers, like Amazon Web Services (AWS), have made it easier than ever to take advantage of powerful capabilities, such as predictive analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML), serverless computing, and more. However, migrating applications, no matter how mission-critical, requires careful planning and technical expertise. Getting every step of the migration journey right, from discovery to production, is difficult without a well-defined roadmap. Those

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Data and Analytics Evaluation Checklist

22 Sep
By: ClearScale
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When considering data and analytics solutions in the cloud, there are several factors to consider: How much will it cost? Will your analytics solution enhance, rather than burden, your ability to collect, process, and assess large data sets? Scalability is certainly important. Your analytical tools must be able to meet the demands of your business. Are you evaluating the most modern technologies? And how will you implement your new data analytics solution? We list all the important questions you need

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5 Reasons to Dive Into Data Lakes

11 Sep
By: ClearScale
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As a scalable, low-cost, centralized data repository for storing raw data from a variety of sources, data lakes are growing in popularity. With data lakes, users can store their data as-is without having to first structure it, and then run different types of analytics to gain insights. From reducing costs to automating data analytics, data lakes bring many benefits. We cover the top five reasons to dive into data lakes in the infographic below. Download the eBook Leverage Big Data

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Process Streaming Events at Scale with AWS

02 Sep
By: ClearScale
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Today, we have an incredible amount of data at our disposal. Billions of smart devices continue to flood the market, increasing the volume of available information every day. At the same time, the velocity at which we can process data is improving rapidly with advances in computing technology. We also have access to a wider variety of data, enabling us to glean richer insights about our world. Businesses that can take advantage of Big Data analytics have a distinct advantage

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5 Steps to Estimate Your Cloud Migration Costs

31 Aug
By: ClearScale
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There are many well-known benefits of moving from an on-premises IT infrastructure to a cloud environment. Ease of use, scalability, security, and high availability are just some of the advantages that the cloud provides. But one important factor often goes unknown - the cost of the cloud migration. Determining an accurate assessment isn’t easy. Each organization is unique, with different business objectives, varying goals, and specific IT requirements. And while they usually offer similar services, each cloud services provider

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Estimating Cloud Migration Costs

24 Aug
By: ClearScale
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Cloud migration offers numerous financial benefits — particularly when the migration is to AWS cloud services. Still, making the move isn’t free. Well thought-out migration planning is critical for creating a budget, adhering to it, and avoiding excessive and/or unexpected expenses. In a previous blog, we discussed one aspect of that planning: using information about current on-premise infrastructure to calculate cloud environment costs. In addition, there will be costs associated with the actual migration process, including any application modernization

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How to Solve Modern Data Challenges on AWS

14 Aug
By: ClearScale
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We create a massive amount of data every day, and according to IBM, a vast majority of it is unstructured. Fortunately, modern data and analytics tools have enabled us to manage and create value from all of the information we now have at our fingertips. Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of how important modern data tools are for delivering higher-quality offerings, cutting costs, and identifying new growth opportunities. Netflix, a leading proponent of data analytics, claims its personalized recommendation engine

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