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Going Native on AWS: 3 Cloud Management Tools You Need

by Kartik Nighojkar, Technical Contributor

The ability to manage your cloud resources in a straight  forward, fast manner is invaluable to running an effective infrastructure. In both cloud and hybrid infrastructures, management tools allow organizations to cut costs, increase efficiency, and prevent unwanted downtime. Multiple software solutions exist to aid in resourcefalse

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, with a warm cup of coffee in hand, Ifalse

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 build an Immutable 

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.

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 key management at OS/System level.

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

Press Release: Oakland, CA, June 22nd, 2017:

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 andfalse

CASE STUDY:  Zola Suite - Microsoft on AWS Engagement

About Zola Suite:

Zola Suite, a Zola Media company, provides a cloud-based legal practice management software. As an all-in-one SaaS CRM solution, Zola Suite provides case management capabilities (such as Tasks, Notes, Calendaring), an email system, a billing and accounting system as well as reports and analytics.

CASE STUDY: 42 North - Healthcare DevOps

CASE STUDY:  42 North Healthcare & DevOps Engagement

About 42 North:

42 North is a Chicago-based medical technology startup. 42 North manages and deploys innovative, customized pharmaceutical commercialization strategies to help their clients increase patient access and facilitate economic and clinical efficiencies in the prescription fulfillment process.

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 leaderfalse

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