Sending Custom Metrics From AWS Lambda

Sending Custom Metrics From AWS Lambda With Code Examples

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Today’s post is a detailed guide on how to send custom metrics to AWS CloudWatch monitoring using AWS Lambda. Starting from scratch, we’re going to finish up this post by leaving a serverless project running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). And do you want to hear the best part? Getting started will cost you less than you might spend on a …

AWS Batch_ A Detailed Guide to Kicking Off Your First Job

AWS Batch: A Detailed Guide to Kicking Off Your First Job

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There are always the kind of tasks that need to run periodically, either to analyze and process information (like fraud detection), or to simply do things like send email reports. But for that, we need to have a tool to schedule computer resources and, of course, the script. But what if we only need to worry about coding the script? Introducing AWS …

Top 42 IaaS Providers

Top IaaS Providers: 42 Leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service Providers to Streamline Your Operations

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Infrastructure as a Service, or IaaS, is a cloud computing model which provides outsourced computing infrastructure to users and organizations. It can provide users with resources that include servers, network connections, storage, and features like content delivery networks and load balancing. IaaS providers maintain the equipment, while users rent or buy the specific services that they need. The term for …

What is AWS CLI?

What is AWS CLI? Understanding the Command Line Tool

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AWS CLI is a tool that pulls all the AWS services together in one central console, giving you easy control of multiple AWS services with a single tool. The acronym stands for Amazon Web Services Command Line Interface because, as its name suggests, users operate it from the command line. With it, you can control services manually or automate them …

What is Cloud Monitoring?

What is Cloud Monitoring? How to Make Sure Cloud Services are Working Properly

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Cloud monitoring is the process of evaluating, monitoring, and managing cloud-based services, applications, and infrastructure. Companies utilize various application monitoring tools to monitor cloud-based applications. Here’s a look at how it works and best practices for success. Types of Cloud Services to Monitor There are multiple types of cloud services to monitor. Cloud monitoring is not just about monitoring servers hosted …

What is the Future of Multi-Cloud Computing

What is the Future of Multi-Cloud Computing?

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Like so many other IT solutions, cloud computing services have long been promoted from a standpoint of administrative efficiency. As the rationale goes, if you get your cloud services from a single provider, you’ll enjoy the reduced hassle of consolidating third party business relationships, receive IT services at bargain prices, and have an easier time coordinating those services. It’s true …

Top 35 PaaS Providers

35 Leading PaaS Providers Offering Built-In Infrastructure and Scalability

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Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) gives users with the platform and the environment for them to develop, manage, and run applications over the Internet.  PaaS takes away or lessens the complexities of building, maintaining, and enhancing the cloud infrastructure that developers need in order to develop and launch an app.  In other words, PaaS makes higher-level programming easy for web and software developers, and ultimately …

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6 Reasons Cloud Monitoring Is Different Than Server Monitoring

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Traditional IT monitoring has revolved around monitoring the infrastructures and servers. As you move to the cloud, it is possible that you don’t have either of those things. You could deploy your app via a service like Azure App Services and rely on Azure’s hosted Redis and SQL offerings. You could literally have access to zero servers. In the cloud, …

What Is Function-as-a-Service? Serverless Architectures Are Here!

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It has never been a better time to be a developer! Thanks to cloud computing, deploying our applications is much easier than it used to be. How we deploy our apps continues to evolve thanks to cloud hosting, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and now Function-as-a-Service. What is Function-as-a-Service (FaaS)? FaaS is the concept of serverless computing via serverless architectures. Software developers can …

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Azure vs. AWS Cloud Service Comparison: Which One is Better?

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We’ve used Azure for nearly five years at Stackify; in fact, we built Retrace with Azure in mind. But is Azure the right cloud for you? The battle between Azure and AWS is heated, so we decided to see how they measure up in this head-to-head comparison. (Get a side-by-side, feature-by-feature comparison chart including Google Compute.) Customers love Amazon Web Services …

Azure vs. AWS vs. Google Compute

Compare Services & Features Between Microsoft Azure vs. Amazon Web Services vs. Google Compute

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The easiest way to compare the big cloud services players is by evaluating products, services, and features in a direct comparison to determine which cloud best meets your needs. So we’ve done just that, pitting Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud against each other in this head-to-head comparison chart. (For a detailed discussion comparing Azure and AWS, check out this post.) Microsoft …

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3 Reasons to Use Azure instead of AWS

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has a stranglehold on the cloud computing market, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best and only option for you. Microsoft’s Azure is just behind AWS in PaaS market share, and offers a number of benefits 1. Benefits for Startups Enrollment in Azure means you also get to be enrolled in the Microsoft Bizspark program. It’s …

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9 Best Cloud Services, AWS, and Azure Infographics

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Good luck escaping the cloud! It’s everywhere, and only going to continue growing. It’s so prevalent that not even mega-private people like Ron Swanson can escape “The Cloud” and its data: While Amazon is the clear leader in market share for cloud services, Microsoft’s Azure is no slouch. If either cloud service goes down, it can seem like the entire …