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Become a Cloud Super Hero

You don’t need to go to the movies to get pumped up about superheroes. Migrating from a traditional data center to the cloud completely changes the way you interact with your IT environment, turning you into a real-life superhero. The cloud...

Contain Your Excitement

The world of Information Technology is usually buzzing with the latest and greatest trends of the moment. These days, we’re hearing a lot about Artificial Intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT). However, despite the...

5 Reasons Why Cloud Driven Innovation is the Future of IT

The cloud is driving faster innovation in today’s society, mostly because migrating to the cloud offers businesses an easy way to access faster, more flexible, and cost-efficient resources. The cloud movement is analogous to putting a jet engine in your...

Top 3 Takeaways From AWS re:Invent 2017

As the cloud marketplace gets ever larger and rivalry between the largest cloud providers heats up, Amazon Web Services (AWS) uses it's re:Invent conference to assert its authority in the space and its intention to take on the competition. AWS re:Invent is...

The Cloud and Cryptocurrency

As an AWS certified cloud solutions architect, one of the things I am regularly asked is “Can I mine Bitcoin on AWS hardware?” My response is always “Absolutely, but you’ll end up losing money!” For those who do not know, Bitcoin mining is the process...

Application Building: Traditional Versus Cloud-Based

The cloud continues to grow and dominate the business sector. According to a 2017 article in Forbes, Gartner predicts that the public cloud computing market is expected to reach $411B by 2020. This is double the revenue size of the market as it was in...

3 Predictions for AWS in 2018

Three Predictions for AWS in 2018 Someone much wiser than I am once said, “It’s easy to predict everything, except the future.” This is especially true when it comes to predicting anything to do with cloud computing and Amazon Web Services (AWS)....

Good things come to those who wait….

Amazon Web Services is constantly evolving. Each year AWS releases a dizzying array of new features, services and updates. In fact, so many are announced that sometimes it's difficult to keep track of them all. However, despite all these shiny new cloud service...

Amazon Lightsail

One of the many announcements made at AWS re:Invent was Amazon Lightsail. Lightsail is a new server that allows you to quickly and easily create your own Virtual Private Server, or VPS, for as little as $5 per month. The main idea behind Lightsail is to provide an...

AWS re:Invent re:Visited

Well that was a crazy week! The AWS re:Invent conference held in Las Vegas last week was truly a memorable experience. Around 32,000 cloud computing professionals attended an incredible well organized event that hosted an enormous expo, two huge keynotes, hundreds of...