Rightsizing: Your one of the keys to unlocking cloud cost optimization

As per the latest prediction on cloud spending from Gartner for 2019, overall IT spending will reach $3.8 trillion this year; a growth of...

AWS Lambda function tracing using AWS X-Ray

If you are using AWS Lambda as your serverless architecture for the development, you should be concerned about the security aspect of it. It...

Amazon Redshift Clusters with less than 1 backup retention day

Amazon Web Services offers Redshift to cater to the need of a fully managed data warehouse service. It performs data queries on different computer...

Server Access Logging for your Amazon S3 bucket

AWS S3 helps you to store data in scalable containers called buckets. You can store data of all sizes; from text files to large...

6 Best Practices for Azure Cost Management

You probably know Microsoft as the company behind Windows, but its Azure cloud business is paving the way to soon be a bigger revenue...

RDS instance service limits need to be checked regularly

Keeping an eye on your AWS RDS service limits are as important as keeping intact the security aspect of RDS as they play a...

Amazon S3 Glacier: An underrated yet reliable storage option

Amazon S3 Glacier is a cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. It is a secure, durable and extremely low-cost storage option....

S3 Bucket Policy with CloudWatch Alarm – Securing storage before it...

Amazon S3 is a widely appreciated cloud storage service. Not only it stores your data but also able to tackle the stored data in...

AWS RDS cluster limit – Control your usage before service limits...

Users need to be aware of their AWS RDS cluster limit for they can create in a particular region to make sure they have...

AWS Santa Clara Summit 2019 – Key Takeaways & Insights

AWS Santa Clara Summit was designed to bring together the community of cloud computing to connect and collaborate. The agenda of these summits is...

Network Address Translation (NAT) Gateway – Manage & Monitor it

Network Address Translation (NAT) is the gateway which is used to connect instances in your private subnet to the internet or any other AWS...

Reserved Instance Planner: Why, When and How to use your RIs?

A Reserved Instance is a reservation of resources and capacity within a region for either one or three years. Unlike on-demand services, the companies...

AWS EC2 instance AMIs should be up-to-date

It is important to have a fault tolerance system in place. This helps you to keep your infrastructure function normally even if there is...

Check your AWS IAM policy limit in a group regularly

Identity & Access Management (IAM) is the access control service that almost every AWS user makes use of, to ensure their account is secure....

Amazon ELB with cross-zone load balancing

When AWS announced cross-zone load balancing, it changed the way how Amazon ELB (Elastic Load Balancing) used to route incoming requests. This made it...

AWS ELB resources should have connection draining enabled

The concept of fault tolerance and high availability remains the same as far as cloud computing is concerned. The whole system is not supposed...

Amazon RDS multi-AZ deployment for a reliable infrastructure

Your Amazon RDS database (DB) instances and their deployments in multiple Availability Zones (AZs) improve the reliability and availability of your DB Instances. This...

Enable AWS Route53 domain transfer lock to secure your cloud

AWS Route53 plays an important role in determining the security of your cloud infrastructure. This service is responsible for routing internet traffic to your...

AWS VPC Elastic IP service limits should not be breached

AWS service limits are restrictions put on the number of resources that a particular user can consume. These restrictions are imposed to prevent new...

Are you aware of your AWS Redshift cluster nodes limit?

You can spin up multiple instances in AWS Redshift for your daily operations. Hence it becomes necessary to make sure that resources deployed are...