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Achieving Full Potential with Automation

25 Mar
By: ClearScale
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Across all industries, automation is radically transforming the way business is conducted. Time-consuming tasks that once required an army of human beings can now be completed via automation technology. Just some of its many benefits include cost savings, greater operational efficiency, and the chance to move human capital to tasks better suited for human intelligence, such as problem-solving. Organizations that can find new ways of executing workflows through automation are poised to become leaner, faster, and more intelligent. The Challenge

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Accelerating Time-To-Market for Smart Industrial IoT Applications

26 Feb
By: ClearScale
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Thanks to the confluence of artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and an ever-increasing array of applications, industrial devices are getting smarter — and generating terabytes of data daily. To help businesses use that information, one software company developed a unique IoT performance and operations platform. The cloud-based solution powers hundreds of applications that can help lower operational costs, improve quality control, enhance safety, and much more. The Challenge With an ever-expanding ecosystem of IoT devices and third-party solutions

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Recognizing the Power of AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service

19 Jul
By: ClearScale
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As many organizations have grown their cloud applications, they have found a need to scale their environments quickly in response to increased demand by their customer base. Several software offerings in the market have attempted to address this by offering container orchestration services which works by managing infrastructure and container deployments when certain thresholds have been met. None have been adopted so quickly or have been so popular than the open-sourced container orchestration tool Kubernetes. Created in 2014 by Google

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Rebuilding Infrastructure following AWS and DevOps Best Practices

02 Jul
By: ClearScale
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The Challenge One nonprofit organization, a client of ClearScale’s, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, has attempted to manually deploy Craft CMS, a modern, forward-facing platform in AWS. But they ran into some troubleshooting errors and needed to review infrastructure, redesign it following AWS and DevOps best practices, and then leverage the scalability and automation that AWS can provide, in order to minimize operations team overhead from their provisioning and managing environment. The ClearScale Solution Since its inception, Amazon Web

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Leveraging Rsync and Rundeck to Replicate AWS Elastic File System

04 Jun
By: ClearScale
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Since its inception, Amazon Web Services has created numerous Cloud-based services to give their clients the ability to create phenomenal architectures and applications with minimal investment and high scalability and redundancy. However, some of those services provide the backbone of basic functionality with just enough to make it useful but not necessarily enough to meet each and every need of clients that rely on them. In times like this, it falls on customers of AWS to find alternative and creative

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Using Nomad as an Orchestration Tool in an AWS Cloud Implementation

05 Mar
By: ClearScale
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With the advent of cloud services and the increased complexity of applications —both the development and management of them — the need for robust and scalable orchestration tools has become a critical component to any organization. Even with companies utilizing more cloud services, merely moving into the cloud and configuring services to mimic what they had in data centers does not always simplify a customer’s operations This challenge was why a recent client of ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner

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Freeing Up Local IT Resources by Outsourcing Container Infrastructure to AWS Fargate

24 Jan
By: ClearScale
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The Challenge Amazon Web Services (AWS) has freed up enormous potential at organizations by allowing them to access computing resources that they could never administer on their own. Now, AWS is offering additional services that enable enterprise IT departments to place even more processes on the cloud, reducing the need to run local infrastructure and allowing projects to smoothly transition in scale. Its latest tool is AWS Fargate, introduced in November at the AWS Re:Invent conference. Amazon has previously

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Implementing an OpenShift/Kubernetes Container Management System on AWS Platform

11 Aug
By: ClearScale
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The Challenge The growth of cloud services and the increased demand by development organizations has created numerous opportunities for companies to leverage new technologies and services. These offerings allow the ability to refine engineering processes and capitalize on hybrid approaches to service offerings that allow for decreased time to develop and deploy, scaling up as demand increases, and monitoring the health of the various aspects of the development pipeline. Tools like Chef and Docker are straight-forward to use and popular

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Leveraging the Power of Terraform to Automate Infrastructure Deployments on AWS

01 May
By: ClearScale
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ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, has a long track record of taking any customized client request and architecting an end-to-end development solution on AWS, no matter how complex the project. There are times, however, when a client comes to us not because they need a development solution, but because they already use AWS and need to find new and innovative methods to streamline their business operations and processes without impacting existing customers and while reducing the time to market

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Robust and Scalable Voter Guide Solution Leveraging Amazon Web Services.

01 Nov
By: ClearScale
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Any modern Web interface, application, or database that relies on the cloud to provide the foundational infrastructure, scalability, and redundancy does so because end-users demand high performance and zero downtime to meet their needs. From supporting satellite-based positioning to energy management, to financial institution needs, to proprietary application development and code deployment, ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, has successfully guided organizations as they have migrated to a much more scalable and automated solution in the AWS Cloud. This was

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