AWS 2021 Updated Security Tools + Technologies

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 16:33

The cloud has been embraced for its reliability and scalability, as well as a breadth of security benefits. However, just because the cloud can be more secure, organizations aren't guaranteed protection from data breaches and security threats. This article dives into how companies can protect themselves and mitigate damage from a variety of security threats in 2021. 

Ebook: Backup & Recovery on AWS

Wed, 02/03/2021 - 16:33

Stratus10 and AWS understand that backing up your data in a cost-effective way is extremely important; based on our experience helping organizations of all maturity levels, industries, and geographies back up and store their data securely on the cloud, we have seen a standardized process take shape. This eBook is designed to teach you proven strategies to back up and restore your data on AWS.

AWS OpsWorks - Configuration as Code

Tue, 08/18/2020 - 16:33

Overview

One of the foundations of a good Devops organization is stable, repeatable environments that can be managed through code. When a DevOps team is developing an Infrastructure as Code management process, they often lean heavily on CloudFormation, as they should. But what should that team do if they need to support a hybrid cloud environment where servers and services are deployed both on premise and in the cloud? Queue AWS OpsWorks.

How DevOps Teams Automate with AWS CodeStar

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 16:33

DevOps teams share one common goal: to increase the frequency and quality of application deployments. AWS CodeStar is described as the AWS service to "Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on AWS”.  DevOps teams can use AWS CodeStar to quickly set up their entire continuous delivery toolchain in minutes for more reliable deployments in consistent environments, as well as less risk of error.  

 An AWS CodeStar project creates and integrates AWS services for the project development toolchain, lending DevOps teams advantages such as:

Cloud Migration 101: What Migration To The Cloud Involves

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 17:28

2019 witnessed the release of several state of IT security case studies for 2018 and in terms of IT security and downtime, these reports weren’t flattering. According to a CTI report, 94% of small businesses do not recover from major data losses. Also, IT-related downtime has been responsible for $50,000 to $5 million loses to affected businesses. 

What Constitutes A Successful DevOps Strategy

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:23

What Is DevOps?

You are probably continually on the lookout for dynamic new ways to streamline your software productivity. In your research, you might have come across the concept called DevOps and wondered what it’s all about and how you can make it work for your team.

As a software development company in today’s highly competitive marketplace, where just about every business needs a mobile app and other proprietary software, you need to constantly search for ways to add speed and efficiency.

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.