AWS Savings Plan – get more for less

AWS Savings Plan – get more for less

Did you know you can power a light bulb off of a potato? The chances are you can’t power all your compute off even a field of potatoes. So how can you keep your compute costs lean? AWS compute on demand is a fantastic model and Reserved Instances have been around for a while as a way to reduce that cost. There is a now an alternative with the release […]

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Pre re:Invent announcements (part 2)

Pre re:Invent announcements (part 2)

AWS’s re:Invent 2019 doesn’t start until next week but the pre re:Invent announcement keep on coming. Here’s the second part of our round up of the key announcements before the week that is re:Invent. It’s about all of the things If you are dealing with distributed edge devices, the chances are IoT is a signifcant part of your world. If it is, there’s been some significant IoT announcements – see […]

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Pre re:Invent announcements (part 1)

Pre re:Invent announcements (part 1)

AWS’s re:Invent is still almost a week away but the pre re:Invent announcement have started. Here’s the first of our round ups of the key announcements. CloudFormation Two key updates were announced for CloudFormation, a key tool in enabling infrastructure as code. StackSets add support for drift detect. Drift detect can be used to identify manual changes to services before updating a CloudFormation stack. StackSets are heavily used when applying […]

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AWS re:Invent 2019 survival guide

AWS re:Invent 2019 survival guide

Time to re:Invent ourselves again! AWS‘s annual conference, re:Invent, is just under a month away. Hands up who is excited? This year will be RedBear’s sixth visit to re:Invent, held in Las Vegas. Suffice to say, we have seen it grow and grow since our first year in 2013. Every year it gets bigger and better and every year AWS announce a whole swag of new and exciting innovations. This […]

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