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    Introduction To Container Orchestration - Kubernetes

    As we know how popular the Containers have become in today’s IT world. Most of the large organizations have moved out of their traditional approach of using virtual machines and started adapting Containers for deployment. Kubernetes (“koo-burr-NET-eez”) is the conventional pronunciation of a Greek word, meaning “helmsman” or “pilot”. Kubernetes...

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    What is Azure HDInsight?

    As a fast and scalable framework, Apache Hadoop makes it easier for data scientists to store, process, and analyze very large volumes of data. Many data scientists use Hadoop for offline or batch processing. They can further accelerate big data analysis by scaling up the framework by adding nodes in...

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    What is Amazon Athena?

    Unlike conventional database queries, interactive queries enable data scientists to query large datasets efficiently and quickly. The interactive query services provided by leading cloud service providers help data scientists to query large datasets rapidly. The data scientists have the option to choose from a wide range of interactive query services...

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    7 Advantages of Cloud Migration

    According to the Economic Times , “The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.3 percent in 2019 to total $206.2 billion, up from $175.8 billion in 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. In 2018, Gartner forecasts that the market will grow 21 percent, up from $145.3 billion in...

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    Private Cloud vs. On-Premises

    Businesses nowadays deploy their applications/services in two distinct environments – on-premises and cloud. When an enterprise opts for on-premises, the software will run on and the data will be stored in infrastructure located within its premises. It needs to create, upgrade, and scale the on-premise IT infrastructure by investing in...

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    Cloud Migration Testing Strategy

    More and more businesses have been moving their applications and data to the cloud to avoid building and maintaining on-premise IT infrastructure. In addition to availing computing resources based on the pay-as-you-use pricing model, cloud computing further helps scale resources, improve data security, and accelerate disaster recovery. But no enterprise...

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    Amazon AWS vs. Alibaba Cloud

    At present, Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the worldwide public cloud infrastructure platforms by holding 41.5% of application workload. But several public cloud platforms have been growing consistently in terms of revenue and market penetration. Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun) recently reported consistent triple-digit revenue growth . AWS is launched by Amazon.com...

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    MEDIA SERVICES ON AWS

    With the huge increase in the demand of the digital media and growth of internet industry, Be it a Television content or OTT content, cost-effectiveness, broadcast latency, encoding, transcoding, packaging, delivery and monetizing the channel are the major areas of concern of all the broadcasting providers. While latency drastically impacts...

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    7 Simple Ways to Optimize Your Cloud

    Based on its computing resource requirements, an enterprise has the option to choose from different types of cloud computing – Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). But no enterprise can leverage the benefits of cloud computing fully without improving cloud...

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    Serverless Computing with AWS Lambda

    Cloud computing enables enterprises to build and deploy a variety of applications and services without investing in servers. While developing and deploying applications in the cloud, the enterprises can access servers just like other computing services over the internet. As a cloud computing execution model, serverless computing enables developers to...

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    Cloud Migration Challenges

    Cloud computing enables enterprises to store data and run applications smoothly without investing in on-premise IT infrastructure. Many cloud service providers even promote the cloud as a much simpler alternative to on-premise infrastructure. But enterprises require deeply specialized skills to leverage cloud computing fully. They also need to prepare an...

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    Cloud Cost Analysis Tools

    Many enterprises opt for cloud computing to eliminate the cost of building and maintaining on-premise IT infrastructures. The cloud service providers further enable enterprises to avail storage space and computational resources based on the pay-per-use pricing model. But the pricing model differs from one cloud platform to another. Likewise, each...

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    Why Do We Need Cloud Security?

    The number of enterprises migrating their applications and data to the cloud has been increasing consistently. A number of studies suggest that the cloud platforms provide enterprises with a more secure outlet for storing applications and data. But no enterprise can leverage the benefits of cloud computing without ensuring the...

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    Public Cloud Adoption Challenges

    Unlike the private cloud, the public cloud enables enterprises to store data and run applications without buying, installing and maintaining servers and other equipment. Many organizations prefer public cloud over the private cloud to save cost by availing a multi-tenant environment. The multi-tenant environment requires enterprises to store storage space...

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    What is Managed Cloud as a Service?

    While adopting cloud migration service , an enterprise has the option to avail IT services through a number of cloud service delivery models – Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). Likewise, a business can choose from three distinct types of...

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    Private Cloud vs. Public Cloud

    Most enterprises nowadays adopt cloud computing to store data and run applications without building and maintaining on-premise IT infrastructure. The enterprises even have the option to deploy cloud computing in a number of ways. The cloud computing deployment models can be divided into two broad categories – public cloud and...

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    Implementing Web Application Firewall

    What is AWS WAF? WAF is web application firewall which is used for monitoring HTTP/HTPPS requests that are forwarded to AWS CloudFront or AWS Application load balancer. It is used to control your how CloudFront/Application load balancer responds to the request. You can configure conditions and rules on the basis...

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    Why should you set up your first Data Warehouse on Cloud?

    You can always consider setting up a data warehouse to accumulating huge volumes of data from varied applications and sources. The centralized data repository will help you to convert the data into actionable information by processing large and complex queries efficiently. But you must choose the right deployment route to...

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    DevOps Adoption

    According to the Second Annual GitLab Global Developer Survey, “Thirty-five percent of respondents say they have a somewhat established DevOps culture and only 23 percent go so far as to describe their development method as DevOps.” The survey further adds, “65 percent of respondents believe the DevOps workflow saves them...

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    Cloud Computing Adoption Challenges

    Many enterprises adopt cloud computing technologies to manage their applications and data efficiently without building and maintaining on-premise IT infrastructure. A number of studies even show that enterprises can invest in cloud computing technologies to boost revenue growth, secure corporate and business data, speed up disaster recovery, and meet government...

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    5 Ways To Take Advantage of Private Cloud

    The cloud platforms enable enterprises to run businesses smoothly without creating and maintaining on-premise IT infrastructure. Based on his requirements and budget, each business owner has the option to choose from private cloud and public cloud. Like a public cloud, private cloud also enables business owners to avoid building and...

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    Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

    Although it is only in the last few years that technology users have cashed in on cloud computing, its inception happened many decades back. The surge in its popularity, its relevance, and hyper-scale have witnessed an upswing owing to the steady shift that has been underway from traditional computing models...

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    Phases of Cloud Migration

    Cloud computing makes it easier for enterprises to run applications and store data without creating and maintaining on-premise IT infrastructure. The enterprises can even move their existing applications and data to the cloud through a straightforward process. But no enterprise can eliminate cloud migration issues and risk without planning the...

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    Advantages of Containerization

    Many enterprises nowadays opt for virtual machines to set up multiple operating system (OS) environments independently and simultaneously on the same machine. Virtual machines enable organizations to build and test software applications in multiple development environments without deploying and maintaining additional machine hardware. As an operating system (OS) level virtualization...

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    BluePi becomes the AWS DevOps Competency Partner

    BluePi Consulting, a 5-year-old technology and consulting company based out of India, has reached yet another milestone. It has achieved Amazon Web Services DevOps Competency status. We at BluePi delivers end-to-end specialized IT services and solutions. We are a team of technology experts that take great pride in solving complex...

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    Cloud Computing Scenario

    Cloud Computing Scenario in 2018 Cloud computing brought about a remarkable overhaul of the phenomenon of companies having to put in significant capital investments to build software and IT infrastructure. Cloud Computing benefits your Business in many ways. The most positively affected were the small and medium enterprises, which hitherto...

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    Cloud Migration Checklist

    You can always consider migrating enterprise applications and data, especially in start-ups to the cloud to avail benefits in terms of cost, scalability, connectivity, security, and simplicity. The cloud platforms even help you to run the software applications and manage data without maintaining expensive on-premise IT infrastructure. You even have...

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    piStats AWS Lambda Architecture

    Problem Statement piStats enables its clients to analyze the users on their site and send Push Notifications to engage and retain them for a longer duration. For this purpose the clients’ register their users’ on piStats using piStats SDKs. The user base registered on piStats is unevenly distributed across different...

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    How to automate copying an EC2 AMI from one region to another

    We have the previous blogs published to create AMI’s with EC2 tags and ELB tags in the specific region. The AMI’s copied across the different region helps in the scenarios like Disaster Recovery (DR) setup and also to quickly recover in case failure of EC2 service in the entire region...

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    Guide to Redshift Remodeling- Friends and Foes

    In this series, we make an attempt to chronicle our experience and best practices with redshift having used it in ‘anger’ in many projects. In this part 1 of the series, we look for appropriate schema design for redshift, the various alternatives and the pros and cons of each. Schema...

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    Brutal DDoS Attack - Is it the Beginning of a Bleak Future?

    Well…… NO! DDoS, short for Distributed Denial of Service, is a huge threat to our servers, web applications and other network resources causing outages in services in addition to associated financial implications as well. With the launch of AWS Shield, however, things have become far easier! Let us first understand...

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    Thinking to automate AMI backups; Use AWS Lambda, with ELB tags

    If you’ve been following our blog, you would know how we love to talk about advances in technology and ensure that our readers get the most out of reading our posts. This is the thing about being a tech enthusiast, we start to believe in what sufficiently advanced technology can...

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    How to Automate AMI Backups & Cleanups, using AWS Lambda

    Is your Dev-ops or Infrastructure management team looking for options for cloud cost optimization and save time by eliminating human errors and the need for dedicated resources (like a standalone server) executing all tasks? Look no further! Automating AMI backups and cleanups using AWS Lambda helps you solve the above...

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    AWS Launches its Data Regions in Mumbai, India Enterprises

    Amazon has recently launched its first set of Datacenters in Mumbai, India to cater to cloud computing services here thus, participating in a race for the top cloud provider position in India. With this launch, it has increased its total tally of Datacenters across the World to 35 and the...

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    Optimize Your Cloud Migration Strategy

    Many businesses have started leveraging the cloud- whether private, public or hybrid. The main motivating factor for shifting to cloud for any organization is mainly to increase IT agility, accelerate time to market, reduce operational expenses, lower TCO and redundancy, and significantly increase disaster recovery capabilities. Like a whirlwind, cloud...

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    Start-ups must add cloud migration to their TO-DO list

    Studies predict that by 202, 80 percent of small business would fully embrace the cloud. The reason of such a strong prediction for small businesses is that cloud migration cuts huge cost. Businesses need not pay for routine maintenance on servers, or incur large bills due to downtime. The omnipresent...

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    AWS Aurora - Superior Cloud Database

    AWS Aurora is a highly scalable, fast and durable, MySQL compatible database engine offered by Amazon Web Services[(also, Benefits to Testify the Importance of Amazon EMR)]). It is a fully managed database engine where Amazon RDS handles database provisioning, patching, backup and recovery. With AWS Aurora, failure detection and repair...

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    Why Performance Parameter Matters in Cloud Computing

    The decision, to whether move your Organization’s IT to the Cloud is difficult and requires a lot of Research. If you are the CEO of the company, then the probable answers you are looking at is “why so much hype about the Cloud”. According to a research done by Forrester,...

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    Decoding the Use Cases of AWS Kinesis Streams

    Amazon Kinesis Streams a premium service offered by AWS under Amazon Kinesis Services. Other services include Amazon Kinesis Firehose and Amazon Kinesis Analytics. Amazon Kinesis enables clients to build customized applications which processor analyzes streaming data for specialized needs. You can easily add various types of data such as clickstreams,...

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    Different Types of AWS Instances

    Amazon EC2 provides a total of 8 family of instance types which are classified according to their use cases. Instance types comprise varying combinations of CPU, memory, storage and networking capacity to give the client a flexibility to choose the appropriate mix of resources for your applications. Each instance type...

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    On-demand Scalability - One of the advantages of Cloud Migration!

    Cloud migration Service Providers offers organizations the opportunity to scale their computing resources whenever they find it necessary. This is done by either increasing or decreasing the required resources, which implies you’re not paying for the resources which you don’t utilize. Cloud scalability, enables businesses to meet expected demand of...

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    Different Types of Cloud Computing Service Models

    Cloud Computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. Read more about some of the core cloud...

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    6 Advantages of using a Content Delivery Network (CDN)

    A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is an interconnected system of computers on the internet that provides web content rapidly to numerous users by duplicating or caching the content on multiple servers and directing the content to users on proximity. The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users...

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    Success Story - Migrating BAAN from In-House Data Center to AWS

    Objective: BAAN Installation on AWS BAAN manages its user licenses in the centralized licensing system called Solution License Manager (SLM). Since SLM server is not supported by virtual server environment, we were tasked to set it up on a separate non virtual server. The objective was toinstall SLM in the...

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    7 Questions Before Moving to Hybrid Cloud

    Are you planning to move your application to hybrid cloud? But just because you think that moving almost everything to hybrid cloud is beneficial, doesn’t necessarily mean that you should move your application to the cloud. There are several other integral factors that need to be considered before you move...

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    How Cloud Computing Benefits Your Business

    Do you ever wonder where does your email client save all your communication data ??? All right! Despite the rage Cloud Computing has become over a period of time, a lot of people working in the virtual marketplace still can’t stop themselves from making weird faces like Leonard Shelby—suffering from...

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    AWS Storage Solutions

    If you happened to miss our Webinar on AWS Storage Solutions, we are now making the recording available here. Feel free to watch, comment and ask questions! #TeamBluePi AWS Storage Solutions from Pronam on Vimeo.

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    Introduction to AWS Landscape

    We did a webinar on AWS Landscape and the different services provided by Amazon Web Services. If you could not attend please find the video. Our webinar's schedule is available at Events section of our website. #TeamBluePi

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    Automate Configuration Management with Chef

    In the previous blog we saw how we can automate the deployment of Play framework applications using Chef, in this piece let’s focus on automating Configuration Management for Play Framework applications using Chef. There are a few steps involved in making the configuration updates automatic, we’ll discuss these steps one...

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    Automating Play Applications Deployment using Chef

    Extreme Programming goes hand in hand with the Scrum practices that we follow in the modern software development. The promises made by implementing Scrum can only be fulfilled if we follow the development practices that compliment it. Extreme Programming or XP practices are a must if we want a work...

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