No Servers Needed: Host A Static Website With Amazon S3 And CloudFront

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:40

Hosting a website typically requires having a server to host it on, and if you need your website to handle a lot of traffic you will need multiple servers. However, if you have a static HTML website that does not require any data storage or dynamic content you can host it on Amazon S3 without having to pay for, or worry about, having any servers. In addition, you can use AWS’ Content Delivery Network, CloudFront, to make sure your website can handle a lot of traffic.

Post PetyaWrap - How To Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:45

Now that most have recovered from the hangover of the PetyaWrap ransomware attacks, it is Monday morning quarterback time. PetyaWrap was not a new ransomware with a zero day vulnerability, but rather a combination of three common vectors of attack that companies do not always take seriously. But securing your assets go beyond just your servers (aka EC2 instances); you also need to ensure your AWS Account is equally as secure.

5 Ways To Save Money On Your AWS Bill

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:22

Most people start experimenting with AWS by creating a few EC2 instances and maybe some S3 buckets to get a small application going. Once you start understanding how things work in AWS and have enough knowledge to get a small proof of concept application up and running you start to feel that satisfaction and affirmation that moving to the cloud was the right decision. You then feel comfortable enough to start moving a few other things to the cloud without really thinking about how much you will be paying for them, until you get the bill at the end of the month.

AWS Best Practices: Tagging

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 20:32

As part of our Best Practices series for architecting on AWS we will touch on several different topics. Today we will discuss the importance of tagging.

It is good practice to tag all your AWS resources. Tagging allows you to add one or more name-value pairs to resources in AWS. Most resources including EC2 instances, S3 buckets, Security Groups, and RDS instances can be tagged.

New Stratus10 Blog!

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 20:34

Welcome to the new Stratus10 blog!

We decided to stop talking so much about how awesome the cloud is and start writing about it instead so we are starting a new blog.

What can you expect from our blog? For starters you can expect a downpour of information about the cloud. What it does, how it works, how it can help you get ahead of the competition, and all the cool things you can do along the way.

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