The “Easy Button” for AWS

The purpose of this post is to get an overview of one of the quickest way to get into the world of AWS Cloud. AWS Lightsail is an introductory way of getting your feet wet in AWS. At TriNimbus, we get a lot of customers that we need to transition from a variety of different environments into AWS. By starting in Lightsail, you are using the AWS infrastructure from the very beginning - so once you get the basics down, the transition to the other offerings of AWS is much smoother. Read the full post »

Innovation, Thy Name is AWS – Recap of AWS Summit, San Francisco 2017

You’d be excused for thinking Christmas came in April! Yesterday saw a number of bombshell announcements from AWS at their AWS Summit in San Francisco. Let’s review what was announced that could help you build, have fun and make history!
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Spring is a Time of Renewal – Tips to Refresh Your AWS Workloads

Spring is here again, at least technically.  I’m patiently waiting for the cherry blossoms to bloom again in Vancouver. It's a great start to having all the trees, grass and flowers restored to their vibrant state, making everything seem fresh again. Nature is really great at keeping cycles, and knowing how to keep things fresh.

Unfortunately, not all of us are as adept at following those long term cycles.  So in keeping with the spirit of getting rid of the old and starting off fresh, here are a few AWS refresh tips for you to consider adding to annual spring cleaning list. Read the full post »

The Ballad of AWS Storage Gateway

A few months ago I had an interesting chat with an old buddy of mine over a pint of lager at our neighbourhood pub. We of course started our conversation around families, kids, vacation plans…but, since we both shared a background, our conversation predictably turned to its usual path.

I was enthusiastically talking about the new services and features AWS revealed at the 2016 re:Invent conference when I realized Read the full post »

How I Fell in Love with AWS

February is the host to Valentine’s Day, a day where lots of companies have huge spikes in sales to help couples celebrate love.  While I can talk at great lengths about all the benefits Amazon Web Services (AWS) has to allow you to elastically respond to those holiday spikes in demand, this blog is focusing on a love story instead. Read the full post »