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Six Nines: AWS re:Invent Recap

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

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?

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

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

CASE STUDY: Soft Surroundings – OnPrem eCommerce to AWS Migration with Cloud CIO Cost Management

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

Cloud Computing means doing DevOps.

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: Six Nines announces CLOUD CIO™, a new cloud cost optimization service.

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

CASE STUDY: Pharos Innovations – Microsoft on AWS Engagement

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

CASE STUDY: 42 North – Healthcare DevOps

As 42 North deals with Protected Health Information (PHI) data, they are required to follow HIPAA guidelines when managing, storing, and transmitting data.

CASE STUDY: Rise Interactive – DevOps on AWS

About Rise Interactive Rise Interactive is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency specializing in media, analytics, and customer experience. The agency helps marketing leaders make smarter investment decisions, grounded in data insights. Rise works with enterprise-level brands across all channels of digital marketing. An award-winning agency, Rise is a recognized leader in the marketing space and has received industry recognition for explosive growth, excellence in digital marketing, and company culture.Read more

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