Happy 2018 everyone! We hope you are having a fantastic start to your new year. And what’s a new year without some resolutions? Projects you can start from scratch, or improve upon from last year, or in some cases, totally avoid. While there are many examples of personal resolutions you can read about or create for yourself, what about resolutions for organizations—specifically around your technology practices?
You’ve likely been reading about the research recently disclosed regarding 2 serious security risks known as Meltdown and Spectre. Here's some information you need to know to help you understand what your potential vulnerabilities might be.
I was reminded very recently about why we do what we do. One of our Solution Architects was just writing an email to the team on the success of a large customer data cluster migration onto AWS. The project had been going on for over a year, with multiple members of our team involved with 2PB+ of data, 30K messages/second and integrated over 20 different technologies. He looked up with tired but sparkled eyes and said “it’s the biggest thing I’ve ever done”. Read the full post »
With the holiday season upon us, we wanted to share some cheer with you - our wonderful customers and partners!
We were thinking of cool holiday gift ideas for our customers this year (festive socks and ugly holiday hats may have crossed our minds - ‘tis the season after all). However, we ultimately went with something that continues to hold a really special place in our hearts.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) first announced their managed Web Application Firewall (WAF) during re:Invent 2015. As with many AWS services, at launch time it could have been considered a Minimal Viable Product (MVP). It provided the building blocks to create an effective WAF—especially when integrated with third-party or custom products through AWS' powerful application programming interface (API)—but it had several obvious limitations at the time. Read the full post »