24 08, 2018

Secrets Management Made Easy on AWS

By | 2018-09-10T22:27:45+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

Cost of Automating vs. Cost of Managing Secrets management is one of those things that becomes more and more important as successful small companies grow into successful bigger companies.  At first, with a small group [...]

22 08, 2018

Getting Security Right with AWS Native Services

By | 2018-08-23T09:41:19+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

At Foghorn, we spend lots of time helping design and build secure infrastructure running on AWS.  Heck, we've got an entire security practice devoted to it. What we designed in 2012 looked a lot different [...]

28 06, 2018

Foghorn Achieves AWS Well Architected Practitioner

By | 2018-06-28T09:32:50+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Cost Optimization, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) publishes their opinions of best practice architectures, and has historically performed Well Architected Reviews for key customers. Recently, Amazon has enlisted a small group of partners to join them in performing [...]

24 01, 2017

Crunching HIPAA data just got cheaper

By | 2018-03-22T23:38:39+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Health Care, Public Cloud|0 Comments

With the recent AWS announcement, AWS customers can now leverage spot instances to crunch their HIPAA big data workloads.   This can help decrease the compute costs of these jobs by up to 90%, making EC2 a [...]

18 01, 2017

Pay AWS Less for your Dev and Test Workloads

By | 2018-03-22T23:41:05+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Cost Optimization, Public Cloud|0 Comments

24x7 environments are handy, but are they required for Dev and Test? I'm going to assume your development team is not leveraging development environments 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  That is to [...]

20 08, 2016

6 Things to know about AWS Elastic Beanstalk

By | 2018-08-15T15:21:54+00:00 August 20th, 2016|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, General, Public Cloud|0 Comments

ElasticBeanstalk is AWS' PaaS, and it's a powerful platform to accelerate application delivery in AWS' cloud.  That said, I have come across a few things that have been stumbling blocks for some users of [...]

11 07, 2016

Introducing FOG-OPS

By | 2018-07-20T16:16:34+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Public Cloud|0 Comments

The day has arrived when every company, not just those at Google-scale, can achieve high availability and scale without a linear increase in operational cost.  That’s what FOG-OPS is all about—leveraging Site Reliability Engineering, DevOps, [...]