Five Steps for Calculating AWS Cloud Migration Costs
The benefits of moving to an AWS cloud environment are well documented, from ease of use and flexibility to scalability, security and reliability. What’s unknown is how much that AWS cloud migration will cost. Determining the answer isn’t always easy. Every company is different, with unique business requirements, varying goals, and specific needs. And while they may offer similar services, every cloud services provider (CSP) and consultant has its own unique approach to cloud building, consulting services andRead more
Leading Marketing Automation Firm Migrates their HBase Solution to AWS with help of ClearScale
The Challenge For companies that existed long before the birth of Cloud computing, serious contenders in any technology vertical implemented a standard practice of deploying substantial infrastructure footprints to address growth and traffic spikes. This resulted in large-scale data center presence with overprovisioned capacity. As demand for their software products continued to grow, so did the demands on their data centers; hardware needed be upgraded and more servers deployed to scale with their business. At some point, however, this approachRead more
Performing a Complex AWS Migration Using EXASOL for HA and Ansible for Deployment Automation
Over the years, ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, has encountered varied and unique requests from clients wishing to utilize AWS solutions and services in order to achieve their specific set of criteria and business goals. Despite the complexity or challenges often inherent in these requests, ClearScale has repeatedly proven that the key to success lies not only in clearly understanding each customer’s particular needs, but also in optimizing our AWS-native solutions in order to reduce programmatic and processRead 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