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Weather model migration shows the potential of non-traditional HPC workloads on AWS

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 20, 2020 7:15:00 AM / by Six Nines staff posted in cloud cio, DevOps, Financial, HPC

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When it comes to moving tightly coupled high performance computing (HPC) workloads to the cloud, many organizations have been skeptical about its benefits. After all, messaging bottlenecks and scalability challenges have long overshadowed cost and flexibility related benefits of cloud deployments. Some challenges of moving HPC workloads to the cloud that have made organizations slow to migrate in the past have included:

  • Slow, high-latency interconnects
  • Long job queues
  • High virtualization overhead and poor isolation from other workloads
  • Data staging challenges and costs (getting large data sets into and out of the cloud)
  • Moving from always-on, multi-user batch environments to on-demand cloud resources
  • On-prem clusters becoming obsolete or poorly utilized
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Webinar: Join us on June 28, 2018  to learn how to modernize your Microsoft apps with AWS

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 14, 2018 9:46:00 AM / by Six Nines staff posted in DevOps, Migration, event, webinar, IPC

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Your legacy Microsoft workloads are essential to your organization, but it’s time to modernize them. With the help of Six Nines, you can smoothly migrate Microsoft applications and data to cost-efficient, resilient architecture on Amazon Web Services (AWS). This will enable you to take advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing, including modern DevOps processes like CI/CD.

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Six Nines: AWS re:Invent Recap

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2017 7:15:00 AM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in AWS, DevOps, Security, Technology

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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, I want to provide you with a detailed list of the updates that took place and links for how to research them further. All of the announcements are arranged in the categories of their function. If I missed anything, please contact me at Ben+Insider@SixNinesIT.com or message us below.

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Automating your Image Pipeline: from Development to Staging to Production

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 27, 2017 6:59:00 AM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in AWS, DevOps, Technology

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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 

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CASE STUDY: Soft Surroundings - OnPrem eCommerce to AWS Migration with Cloud CIO Cost Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2017 7:40:00 AM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in cloud cio, DevOps, Tagging, Technology

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CASE STUDY: 42 North - Healthcare DevOps

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2017 8:13:00 AM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in architecture, automation, AWS, best practices, cloud, cloudformation, DevOps, Healthcare, HIPPA, adoption, Technology

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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.

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CASE STUDY: Rise Interactive - DevOps on AWS

[fa icon="calendar'] May 12, 2017 1:21:00 PM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in ansible, AWS, cassandra, cloudformation, Cloudfront, CloudHealth, DevOps, EMR, git, kafka, Migration, Rise, spark, Tagging, Technology

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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 leader in the marketing space and has received industry recognition for explosive growth, excellence in digital marketing, and company culture.

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