Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

Meet Cloudability at re:Invent

Well, that does it—AWS re:Invent is officially sold out. Did you grab tickets in time? We sure hope you did, because we’ve got a lot planned for the week of the conference—and we want you to join us for all we have in store! To get a demo of all our new features, grab a…

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The most expensive mistake companies make when changing instance families

When Amazon Web Services introduces new instance families, it can be tempting to jump aboard. However, making such changes to your infrastructure can have unintended consequences: namely, by replacing old instance families with new ones, you risk rendering the Reserved Instances that you’ve purchased unusable. It’s therefore important that before changing AWS instance families, you’re…

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Cloudability's POODLE

Yesterday, Google researchers found another serious security vulnerability relating to SSL. It’s called POODLE, and you can read more about it here and here. (For technical folks the CVE is here). Over the next few weeks you will see updates to your browsers that remove support for SSL 3.0 in light of this discovery—but we take…

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GE moves to the public cloud

Today in InfoWorld, GE outlined their plans to invest heavily in public cloud by reducing its own data centers by 90% and replacing them with public cloud services. It’s a “pretty outrageous” move, according to InfoWorld’s Eric Knorr, for such a large enterprise. However Chris Drumgoole, GE’s COO of IT, has a vision: “We’re big…

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Re:Invent at Las Vegas

AWS re:Invent is selling out fast. And before it does, you need to make sure you’ve got the right folks going. Sending your DevOps team to get up-to-date on the latest tech is a no-brainer—but be sure you’re not forgetting to take care of ‘business.’ Here are a few additional members of your organization who…

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