Articles in the category "AWS"

Using CloudFormation Modules for Serverless Standard Architecture

Serverless - a Use Case for CloudFormation Modules? Let´s agree to “infrastructure as code” is a good thing. The next question is: What framework do you use? To compare the frameworks, we have the tRick-benchmark repository, where we model infrastructure with different frameworks. Here is a walk through how to use CloudFormation Modules. This should help you to compare the different frameworks.

Jump to the Cloud - Migration Immersion Day

Der Sprung in die Cloud - unterstützt durch unsere Migrationserfahrung. In diesem Video beschreiben wir den Weg zu erfolgreichen Migrationen in Richtung AWS. Wir geben einen Überblick über die Phasen des Migrationsprozesses: Assess Mobilize Migration & Modernization Dabei konzentrieren wir uns auf die gemeinsamen Herausforderungen im Migrationsprozess und deren Bewältigung. Darüber hinaus zeigen wir Werkzeuge und Methoden, die Ihnen helfen können, schneller zu migrieren und Sie in jeder Phase dieses Prozesses zu unterstützen. Die Aufzeichnung ist in deutscher Sprache. Speaker: Andreas Tschauner und Gernot Glawe Das Lab wird in einem separatem Video gezeigt. Die Fragerunde ist nicht Bestandteil des Videos.

People perspective of cloud transformation

The underestimated factor The underestimated human factor in migrations to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. You want to migrate (your IT) to the Cloud! This is not only a complex technical task. Let’s call it “SoftSkills”, “peopleware”, “social systems” - it’s all about people. Their thoughts, feelings and the resulting behaviour make a migration a success. Or not.

AWS Migration best practices - Agile vs. Waterfall?

Changes ahead The industry has changed a lot over the years, and we have seen in particular massive progress with endless resources that have failed to succeed. There is an abundance set of tools, of methodologies, tons of documented experiences but yet fundamentally the needle has not shifted. But how can this be? Shouldn’t we be much smarter in managing programs with all the tools and methodologies in hand? From V model, Prince 2, to Agile, to … ?

Test driven development with AWS and golang

Why Go? Go(lang) is a fast strongly typed language, which is a good fit for AWS lambda and other backend purposes. I am going to highlight some nice go features. Usually this leads to heated discussions about the “best” programming language…

How to deploy XWiki on AWS with One Click

Deploy your selfhosted serverless XWiki now! There are many ways to get your own, truly private and selfhosted, wiki in the exciting cloud computing times. SaaS solutions exists and many OpenSource Software can be hosted on virtual machines or even hardware. But what is the best way to deploy such Wiki on your AWS Account? This blog post shows you how to operate a deployment of XWiki without harming any servers.

AWS Certification Challenge - jetzt den CloudPractitioner machen!

Get certified challenge - Ein Meetup der AWS User Group Hannover Wir haben uns entschieden, die User Group in Hannover wieder in deutscher Sprache zu halten. Daher dieser Post auch in Deutsch. The orga team of the AWS User Group Hannover (Malte&Me) decided to get back to german language in the user group, so this post is in german. Einladung Einstieg in die Zertifizierung zum AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner: Wie geht das, Tipps, wie lernt man….

Start Guessing Capacity - Benchmark EC2 Instances

Stop guessing capacity! - Start calculating. If you migrate an older server to the AWS Cloud using EC2 instances, the prefered way is to start with a good guess and then rightsize with CloudWatch metric data. But sometimes you’ve got no clue, where to start. And: Did you think all AWS vCPUs are created equal? No, not at all. The compute power of different instance types is - yes - different.