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 [...]

18 06, 2018

Get.. and KEEP.. HITRUST Certification in the cloud

By | 2018-07-13T16:15:30+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Cloud, Health Care, Public Cloud|0 Comments

If you are managing any Protected Health Information (PHI), you need to be HIPAA compliant. HIPAA is a law that contains guidelines and responsibilities but is not audited by an external provider.  Many companies are [...]

11 06, 2018

Peer Review – Using Terraform and Lambda to automate VPC Peering

By | 2018-06-13T15:31:24+00:00 June 11th, 2018|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Public Cloud|0 Comments

Terraform as a Foundation Terraform is really great. As someone who has spent the better part of the past decade codifying cloud infrastructure, there is an inexorable groan from my vicinity when someone insists we [...]

25 04, 2017

AWS and GCP, Account vs Project Boundaries

By | 2018-03-22T22:50:58+00:00 April 25th, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, GCP, Public Cloud|0 Comments

  One of the most interesting differences between GCP and AWS is how each vendor recommends you isolate the blast radius of functional teams.  AWS will tell you that in all likelihood, you will need at [...]

4 04, 2017

New APIs expand the use for AWS Tags

By | 2018-03-22T23:08:04+00:00 April 4th, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management|0 Comments

Amazon recently announced some new features around tagging permissions that make tags considerably more useful.  Although this just came out, I already see a few areas where we can simplify automation scripts. More importantly, since we [...]

23 02, 2017

DevOps Muscle for the Crossfit Games

By | 2018-03-22T23:18:31+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Public Cloud|0 Comments

  As we approach the Crossfit games once again, I thought I'd share some detail on how Foghorn helped Crossfit update their DevOps processes for the 2016 games.  Crossfit has been growing rapidly, and had [...]