Should Cloud Computing be your next business move?

The start of the New Year often brings with it a renewed focus on business productivity, with many business owners seeking out the best methods for growth and streamlining of processes. So, with this in mind, should a move to cloud computing be your next move? The benefits of cloud computing make up a long […]

AWS Opsworks Troubleshooting Cheat-Sheet

When working with the chef-driven AWS Opsworks service, there are often times when waiting for logs from an instance to be processed can be a painful and slow process.  It can sometimes be very useful to watch things running through while connected to the command line. Opsworks has already installed all you need in order to achieve this, […]

Containers and Microservices

So you’ve made a decision that cloud computing is for you – great, but how do you make the best use of a resource where you can expect to be billed for your usage without spending money on infrastructure ticking over waiting for your next user to come along? Or perhaps you have a pain […]

Hybrid Cloud – how and why

What is a Hybrid Cloud? Hybrid Cloud is the term given a mix of two or more infrastructures out of: on-premise servers, self-hosted private cloud and public cloud.  It is important to note that Public Cloud in this context does not necessarily mean a publicly-accessible solution. Why Hybrid? Hybrid cloud solutions have many positive features […]

What is Cloud Computing?

The first time you come across the term Cloud Computing it may bring to mind an association with popular Cloud Storage (services like DropBox, Google Drive and so on), Cloud Apps (such as Google Docs, Amazon Workdocs and so on) and popular products which run within and rely upon Cloud Computing (such as Netflix, Spotify […]