Going Native on AWS: 3 Cloud Management Tools You Need by Kartik Nighojkar, Technical Contributor The ability to manage your cloud resources in a straight forward, fast manner is invaluable to running an effective infrastructure. In both cloud and hybrid infrastructures, management tools allow organizations to cut costs, increase efficiency, and prevent unwanted downtime. Multiple software solutions exist to aid in resource management, from both third-party sources as wellRead more
Six Nines: AWS re:Invent Recap Wow, what an incredible week in Las Vegas. If you were there, I’m sure you are as exhausted as my team. re:Invent weeks always serve as a reminder of just how fast AWS and the cloud industry is moving. It felt like a new, relevant announcement was made on an hourly basis. Now that we are all settled back into our daily work schedules,Read more
Automating your Image Pipeline: from Development to Staging to Production by Nitheesh Poojary, Six Nines IT, Cloud Architect In this solution guide, we will discuss the use of Mutable Infrastructures vs Immutable Infrastructures. We will also show you how to implement an image pipeline for an Immutable Infrastructure and provide an example of what tools are needed. This is a detailed, step by step, guide on how to buildRead more
What are your Spot Instance options on AWS, Azure, and Google? by Nitheesh Poojary, Six Nines IT, Cloud Architect The usage of Spot Instances can play a key role in reducing your cloud costs. AWS, Google, and Azure all provide the option to use Spot Instances. For example, Spot Instances are very useful in both batch processing and high-performance clusters, as well as web server fleets with variable workloads.Read more
AWS Security Best Practices: User Management using IAM and Automate using Chef by Nitheesh Poojary, Six Nines IT, Cloud Architect 1. Introduction This white paper gives insights into the best practices for managing users on the AWS cloud. First, I will cover how efficiently we can manage users in AWS using IAM services and AWS CloudTrail. Next, how we can use Chef to automate the users and SSH keyRead more
Soft Surroundings – OnPrem eCommerce to AWS Migration with Cloud CIO™ Cost Management Customer: Soft Surroundings Overview: The Soft Surroundings team recognized the need to modernize their compute environment as well as their development process around their e-commerce platform. After being tasked by their parent company to migrate a recent acquisition into the Soft Surroundings data systems, Soft Surroundings sought the right partners to design and help migrateRead more
When you are migrating to the cloud and building a cloud practice, you have to develop your DevOps practice as well. The line between the two has become indistinguishable.
Press Release: Oakland, CA, June 22nd, 2017: Six Nines launches CLOUD CIO™ – Cost Optimization Service Customers Can Now Forecast, Optimize & Review Costs Across Multiple Cloud Platforms While IT leaders everywhere struggle to control their costs in the cloud, Six Nines, a leading cloud engineering firm, launched their Cloud Cost Optimization Service, CLOUD CIO™. As of today, current Six Nines consolidated billing customers, and new customers willRead more
Customer Overview: Pharos Innovations is a SaaS platform that incentivizes performance and value-based healthcare. The Pharos platform works by decreasing avoidable inpatient utilization, driving individual patient behavioral change, leverage real-time patient health data, and develop sustainable and efficient care management models. By utilizing advanced algorithms and daily patient surveys, the platform analyzes patient responses flagging outliers and providing real-time feedback to the patient. Partner Overview Six Nines IT isRead more
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