Best Practices

5 Challenges for an AWS EC2 Backup Solution

When you keep important business data in your EC2 servers, you need a backup and disaster recovery (DR) solution like you would for any server. For operational backup, the most efficient and effective approach in EC2 is to use EBS snapshots. These are the parallel of hardware snapshots in a traditional data center.In this post we will discuss theÂ?challenges you encounter when you use EBS snapshots.

Getting Started with EC2 Cloud Resources Backup

The cloud definitely marks a new era. Not only can we manage our resources in a flexible way and with no capital investment, but we can also enjoy the state-of-the-art infrastructure of large cloud providers, like AWS cloud. Specifically, when we use EC2 to compute endless resources, we know that in terms of the durability of our virtual servers, power supply, and storage, we can trust AWS to have the best of the best.

Disaster Recovery on AWS Cloud by Emind Systems

DR on AWS 1_ dilbertIn case of a disaster we would like to make sure that our applications are still up and running, while taking advantage of our failover hosting/cloud provider. The Disaster Recovery (DR) architecture is driven by the criticality of applications and data. The decision regarding what to back up and deploy eventually translates into ongoing costs that can be extremely significant. Every IT organization has its own high level policy guidelines. These policies are eventually translated into the policy deployed for each of the different applications the enterprise runs. The CIO and its team need to make sure they define both the high level policies and the actual budget that can be spent for DR matters.

High Performance Web Applications Using Amazon Web Services

The following presentation was created byÂ?Dr. Matt Wood, Senior Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS). It contains relevant information for those considering using Amazon Web Services to build high performance web applications. You will learn about the main building blocks (storage, compute, databases, managed services) for great applications and how to use AWS to support you along the way.

Cloudpreneurs - McKinsey Reveals Rapid Growth of Cloud Adoption

The following presentation was created by�Bertil Chappuis, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, and presented at Technomy 2021 in Tucson. His talk focused on the high trending growth of cloud services on enterprise, small businesses, and individual levels. Using Newvem’s AWS cloud usage data, Mr. Chappuis covered rapid cloud growth.

Netflix Architectures for High Availability on AWS Cloud

The following presentation was created by�Adrian Cockcroft - Director, Cloud Architecture at Netflix Inc. It’s an architecture talk aimed at a well informed developer audience (i.e. QConSF Real Use Cases for NoSQL track), focused mainly on availability.

ClickSoftware - Case of a Successful AWS Cloud Adoption

During the Amazon AWS Summit 2021 in Tel Aviv (Israel) Udi Keidar - VP Cloud Services at ClickSoftware - went on stage to present a very interesting AWS cloud case of a veteranÂ?ISV (independent Service Vendor) that successfully delivers its new enterprise SaaS offering over the AWS cloud.

5 Ways to Profit from Your Cloud

There’s more to cloud analytics than just saving costs.

When companies really know how to take advantage of cloud computing to increase profit and margin, they have the opportunity to achieve real cloud “nirvana.” The cloud can become a natural extension of their data center. Here are five ways cloud usage analytics contribute to a company’s bottom line -

Amazon AWS for the Retail Industry

The following presentation was created byÂ?Ryan Shuttleworth, Technology Evangelist at Amazon Web Services, in collaboration withÂ?Adam Bidwell, eCommerce Manager at Kurt Geiger. In a sequence of very informative slides, theyÂ?discuss how retailers are using AWS to carry out a number of business critical functions.

Case Study: OneHourTranslation Follows Newvem’s Insights With Great Results

OneHourTranslation is the web’s leading Professional Translation Service,�offering its services to thousands of business customers worldwide, 24/7.

The company�utilizes AWS Cloud to run its web operation on an elastic environment.�In order to support the agile demand, OneHourTranslation is taking advantage of the AWS cloud products, including Amazon’s Elastic Block Store (EBS), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Queue Service (SQS), Domain Name System (DNS, Amazon Route 53), and more.�

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