Cloud Transformation, Part Two: Write Your Own Fairy Tale

Jason Losh Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps

So, are you ready to be a game-changer? In Part 1 of our cloud transformation series, we discussed the case for you to consider – right now – resolving to begin your migration to the cloud. We KNOW that your competitors who have already made the transformation are shifting the paradigm almost daily. For most enterprises, staying competitive in this …

Cloud Transformation – For the Win

Jason Losh Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

What do you stand to gain from the cloud? I’m going to show my age here, but 30 years ago, my first computer was a Commodore 64 – a squat, brown, typewriter-looking machine that still holds the record for the single-highest-selling computer model of all time, according to Guinness World Records. I can still remember having to insert the 5-¼ …

Deploying Swagger-UI to S3 using Terraform

Dennis Webb Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Terraform, Uncategorized

I use Terraform by Hashi Corp. almost exclusively — not just for standing up entire environments, but also for continuous deployment of EC2 instances, Lambda functions, and even static S3 websites. Recently, I was asked to host the Swagger UI on a private s3 bucket. I immediately started writing a reusable Terraform module for this job. The purpose of this …

re:Invent Yourself: Five Reasons Not to Miss This Year’s AWS Blockbuster

Jordan Bressler Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Featured

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]   If you are reading this blog, you probably already understand how a migration of your workloads to the cloud can have a transformative impact on your business. Indeed, it’s hard to believe that it’s only been 10 years since Jeff Bezos gave the directive that birthed Amazon Web Services. …

What Manpowered Flight Teaches Us About the Benefits of DevOps

Jeff Martinik Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

Confused by the title? Well, let’s start with DevOps. If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term, but its meaning seems to depend on how companies that dabble in DevOps spin the definition. A simple Google search defines DevOps as “a culture, movement or practice that emphasizes the collaboration and communication of both software developers …

AWS Certification: Why It’s Important to Us – and to You

Kenneth Johnson Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Managed Service Provider

There’s an old adage in aviation – “a good pilot is always learning.”  At Blue Sentry, we apply this to engineering and architecture in the cloud. Since its inception, Blue Sentry has placed a high premium on technical excellence.  Customers depend on us to help them get the most from the AWS platform, which is why gaining deeper technical knowledge and always …

The Limitless Cloud: AWS’s Chief Visionary Offers Insights for the Future

Mike Madsen Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Testimonials

I recently had the chance to attend Amazon Web Services’ annual Summit in New York City. Spread throughout the sprawling Javits Center on the West Side of Manhattan, the Summit really projects a sense of the scale of today’s AWS – a testament to the monumental growth of the service and those who promote, adopt and interpolate it for an …

What is DevOps?

Lee Hylton Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, High Performance Applications

DevOps, despite being a huge industry buzzword as of late, is not something that is easily defined.  There is no one answer to what DevOps looks like; rather, it is a concept brought forth as a result of the combined concepts of Lean IT Operations; applications that are loosely coupled with a service oriented architecture,;Operations Management constraints; and Agile Software Development …

Blue Sentry: An AWS Managed Service Provider Partner

Jordan Bressler Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Managed Service Provider

Blue Sentry is pleased to announce its involvement in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider Program. This big step forward – both for Blue Sentry and our clients and partners – is an affirmation of our commitment to delivering continuous innovation around security, DevOps, proactive monitoring, and streamlined management of customers’ environments. The AWS MSP distinction is a …

Deconstructing Decentralized Teams

Brad Campbell Amazon Web Services, Cloud Commuting, Cloud Technology, Remote Work Experience

When I think about successful companies that “work together” to get things done, the word “collaboration” always coalesces in my mind. And with it comes images of people working together: these images often take the shape of people huddling around a computer, pondering together over some difficult engineering problem in front of a whiteboard, or pounding out some issue in …