June 2019 – C2S Consulting Group attended the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C. In recognition of our recent Government Competency and Advanced Amazon Consulting Partner Status, Amazon thanked us for our continued commitment to providing exceptional cloud services.
As an employee of C2S Consulting Group I have been given free access to Linux Academy. Having access to this tool while starting my new position with the company has been a huge help. My new position requires an understanding of many of the services offered by AWS, and having the ability to research those
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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
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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
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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
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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
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C2S Consulting Group had a great time in Las Vegas, Nevada attending re:Invent, which hosted over 40,000 attendees with activities, sessions, workshops, games, and breakouts spread across 5 hotels! We learned of many new AWS services and the future vision of cloud from keynote speakers such as CEO Andy Jassy and CTO Werner Vogels. Many
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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
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The original AWS Price List API gave you access to prices in JSON and CSV form by way of structured URLs. This worked okay for some cost management tools, but the with the size and complexity of the files, it made it difficult to download and parse. As of November 6, 2017, new functions have
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Amazon released the Lightsail Service available last year (2016) and it only supported Linux-based Virtual Private Servers (VPS). As of October 16, 2017, Amazon has additionally released Windows-based VPS. You are now able to launch in a matter of minutes: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, or Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016 Express.
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