aws compliance

How to Achieve AWS Compliance

As organizations continue to adopt cloud computing, data security and regulatory compliance remain mandatory. Securing your cloud resources is a big step forward towards achieving compliance. Being compliant empowers the organization to operate within an AWS security control environment. AWS (Amazon Web Services) compliance means achieving all regulatory requirements for standards that your business has…

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aws containers

Understanding AWS Container Services and Their Benefits

Cloud Engineers and Developers can now use AWS (Amazon Web Services) Containers for packaging codes and dependencies in a single object. Unlike Virtual Machines, Containers have OS, patches, and dependencies in a single repository, which improves the efficiency of projects. Compared with the traditional environment, Container images are much smaller and lightweight. Containers work by…

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multi cloud

Pros and Cons of a Multi-Cloud Strategy

We all know the benefits of running your IT on the cloud. Security, reliability, and high performance are a few perks of using cloud platforms. Each cloud provider offers you a reliable computing platform to run all your workloads. Rather than using a single cloud platform, you can opt for multiple platforms, which designers call…

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aws spot instances

How Much Does AWS Spot Instances Cost?

EC2 Spot Instances lets you access excess compute capacity in the cloud. Spot pricing is the cheapest pricing model on AWS (Amazon Web Services). Unlike On-Demand and Reserved Instance prices, spot prices are more volatile and subject to interruptions. You can use AWS Spot Instances for various workloads, including big data, CI/CD jobs, and running…

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aws egress costs

Understanding AWS Egress Costs and How to Avoid Them

AWS charges data transfer costs when you link several AWS services or move from one availability region to the other. Outbound data transfer costs, also known as egress costs, apply when using routing services and Content Delivery Networks. One of the leading culprits of hidden costs are Egress Costs, because it can be challenging to…

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azure tagging

Azure Tagging Best Practices

Azure provides organizations with an efficient platform for enterprise-class deployment. However, users find it hard to track resources and automate deployment. So what are Azure tags? Azure tags are user-defined name-value or key-value pairs that enable users to manage, organize, and automate resources. You can use tags to drive various actions, including cost management reporting,…

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Azure Reserved Instances

How to Optimize Cloud Costs with Azure Reserved Instances

Managing cloud tasks can be a considerable challenge, given the complex nature of cloud resources. Azure has many services and resources that can escalate costs if not well managed. As a result, Azure Reserved Instances help users optimize costs effectively. You can use Azure Reserved Instances to access cloud compute capacity at up to a…

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Azure Well-architected Framework

What Are the Five Pillars of the Azure Well-architected Framework?

Azure’s Well-Architected Framework is a set of five pillars that contain best practices in implementing a perfect cloud environment. The Azure Well-Architected Framework helps cloud users build resilient, efficient, secure, and high-performance infrastructure. This framework provides guidance on how to build, deploy, and manage workloads. The five pillars of the Azure well-architected framework are: Security…

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Azure Spot Instances

How to Use Azure Spot Instances to Save Cloud Costs

Azure Spot Instances leverage unused compute capacity to help users access Microsoft cloud at a high discount. The prices of Spot Virtual Machines are 90% less than typical on-demand rates, making them an ideal cost-saving alternative. You can use Azure Spot Instances to run temporary workloads that don’t finish within a particular period. You can…

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Azure Optimization Tools for 2022

Best Azure Optimization Tools for 2022

Optimizing the Azure cloud will help you get a good grip on several cloud resources and sets you up for long-term growth. The Azure cloud is a complex environment and always relies on various tools to optimize performance, security, costs, reliability, and efficiency. Azure Optimization tools will help you eliminate unnecessary resources and do cloud…

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