Top 5 Pitfalls of Cloud Adoption

Here at C2S Consulting Group, we have helped many customers adopt and migrate their applications into the cloud and promote how important it is to having a strategy and starting with best practices which will save you a lot of time, money, and heartache. There is a lot to learn and some pitfalls to avoid in[…]

AWS – Database Migration Service (DMS)

Purpose Database Migration Service (DMS) is a service that can be accessed from the AWS console to migrate data to and from widely used databases such as Amazon Aurora, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL among others.  It can migrate data from homogenous or heterogeneous services and either uses auto conversion or a manual conversion tool to format[…]

AWS OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise

Puppet Enterprise is an alternative configuration management tool in comparison to others such as Chef, Ansible, and Salt. As of Mid-November AWS OpsWorks will build out and maintain your own Puppet masters while working with your custom Puppet manifests. AWS OpsWorks will take care of operational tasks such as installation, upgrades, patching, and backups. It[…]

Introduction to Docker

What is Docker?         Docker is a software platform that allows you to build, test, and deploy applications quickly. Docker packages software into standardized units called containers that have everything the software needs to run including libraries, system tools, code, and runtime. AWS supports both Docker licensing models: open source Docker Community Edition (CE) and[…]

The New Network Load Balancer

As of September 7, 2017, Amazon introduced the Network Load Balancer (NLB) which is designed to handle tens of millions of requests per second while maintaining high throughput at ultra low latency. The Network Load Balancer is API-compatible with the Application Load Balancer, including full programmatic control of Target Groups and Targets. Here is a[…]

re:Invent 2017 – Tips and Tricks!

re:Invent is Almost Here! The session catalog is out!  Start picking out sessions you would like to attend.  Level 300 and 400 are deep dive sessions.  The level 200 sessions are more of intro-level marketing speak.  Thursday the 19th at 2PM Pacific Time you can start registering for reserved seating.  This is highly recommended.  The[…]

AWS Public Sector Summit 2017

C2S Consulting Group is very excited to have participated in the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC June 2017. The summit had a staggering 10,000 attendees, and we were very happy to be part of it! We had a booth setup and enjoyed talking to everyone about cloud adoption, cloud migration, our C2S innovation lab,[…]

The Importance of Configuration Management

Configuration management (CM) focuses on establishing and maintaining consistency of a product’s performance, and its functional and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information throughout its life. CM streamlines the delivery of software and applications by automating the build out of systems quickly and efficiently. It can be used by management and engineers[…]

Not everything has to stay in Vegas! – Re:Invent 2016

C2S Consulting Group is proud to have sponsored at Amazon Web Service’s re:Invent 2016  in Las Vegas, Nevada! This year’s conference hosted over 30,000 attendees, and we were thrilled be among them! The team was happy to speak with everyone about our Cloud migration services, as well as our C2S Innovation Lab, and our new[…]