Saturday, 19 January 2019

AWS CodePipeline Can Be Used To Deploy Files To Amazon S3

AWS CodePipeline is a completely managed continuous delivery service which assists you automate your release pipelines for rapid and reliable application and infrastructure updates. AWS CodePipeline automates the build, test, and deploy phases of your release process each time there is a code modifications, related to the release model you define. Now AWS CodePipeline can be used to deploy files like static website content or artifacts from your build process, to Amazon S3. This feature is accessible in each region where AWS CodePipeline is obtainable. Visit this region table to get entire list where AWS CodePipeline is available. To get more information on AWS CodePipeline to deploy to Amazon S3, Refer documentation.

IMF Input and Improves Caption Burn-In Support Added By AWS Elemental MediaConvert

AWS Elemental MediaConvert is a file-based video transcoding service with broadcast-grade features which permits you to simply design video-on-demand (VOD) content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery at scale. The service functions separately or as a unit of AWS Elemental Media Services, a family of services which create the base of cloud-based workflows and provide the potential required to transport, create, package, and deliver video. AWS Elemental MediaConvert has added a new feature, IMF (Interoperable Master Format) package ingest, and upgraded a current feature, caption burn-in, with the including multiple languages. Now you can ingest packages with JPEG-2000 video, up to 10 bit UHD format, with IMSC1 text captions with the utilization of MediaConvert. Additionally, this covers a new high-quality dithering engine, that receives RGB source files upto 16bits and is optimized for premium content workflows. Refer available regions to know where AWS Elemental MediaConvert is obtainable.

Friday, 18 January 2019

99.9% SLA For Data Streams Announced By Amazon Kinesis

Amazon Kinesis Data Streams (KDS) is a extremely scalable and enduring real-time data streaming service. KDS can constantly capture gigabytes of data per second from hundreds of thousands of sources such as website clickstreams, database event streams, financial transactions, social media feeds, IT logs, and location-tracking events. AWS has issued a service level agreement (SLA) for Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, that gives availability assurance for Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. AWS will use rational attempts to make Amazon Kinesis Data Streams accessible with a Monthly Uptime Percentage, through any monthly billing cycle, of at least 99.9%. Now this SLA is accessible in each region where Amazon Kinesis Data Streams is obtainable. Refer AWS region table to get more data on the same.

Thursday, 17 January 2019

How Can You Opt The Perfect Cloud Services For Your Business?

Cloud computing has lived from the origin of the internet, but only in past years it has become a buzzword. Any person who has used any gadget such as computer, tablet or smartphone from the previous decade is frequently handling cloud services. Any time when anybody is scrolling social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, or attend streaming videos, or while using Gmail, or utilization of any mobile apps, we are retrieving information saved on the cloud. The common people has been faster to adopt cloud services compared to the business planet, largely because the information which organizations used to operate and expand their businesses is very sensitive.

Organizations took time to adaptation from in-house data and system management to Cloud Computing. Forrester Research report forecasted in 2017, that 50% of universal companies will depend on at minimal one public cloud platform by the end of 2018. Furthermore, the universal public cloud market will be evaluated at $178 billion and the market will only follow to expand. And now Cloud computing has become the future of Business World, and it looks like the future is started already. Organizations are using cloud services at large rate for valid purposes.

The features of Cloud Services are as below
• Reliable and Inexpensive
• Enhance Efficiency
• Offers Customized Solutions Depends On Business Requirements
• Removes Data Loss Chances
• Provides Speedy improvements and Current Technologies
• Universally Available
These Cloud Computing features for business are becoming conventional, but many organizations are new with the different types of cloud computing. Let’s see

How can you choose the right cloud services for your business?
There are plenty merger of cloud services to execute into your business, so it’s prime to go into the action with a strong master plan in head. Many of IT systems are giving external existence, picking the ideal cloud service suppliers for your business will be crucial for smooth progress and longer time of prosperity. Following are some steps to be considered :

1. Build A Cloud Plan
Your business is distinctive, so it has different requirements on the cloud. To make sure a supplier fulfills your demands, manage an analysis of their infrastructure, compliance policies, data security policies, growth executions and data grouping policies. Then you will realize that the supplier is suitable.

2. Consider The Ideal SLA
Ask for wrapping all your services in one monthly payment, which will move outstanding amounts of IT dollars to executions and make it simpler to handle your services at prime stages.

3. Check their security, then check again
Review the supplier’s risk management policies, audit compliance track and vulnerability analysis. Data Protection is everything that nobody can take it casually.

4. Observe The Work
Perhaps, it could be simple to migrate your data on cloud and forget about it, but if you want to make sure that your services do what they’re expected to, you’ve got to keep an eye on it. Being on peak of bandwidth challenges in specific to maintain your services operating flawless and productively.

In order to that, are there any pitfall to cloud computing?
The benefits of cloud computing is more significant than any potential drawbacks, yet a thing to be keep in mind that once your business decides the jump to cloud computing, you will demand to be ensure that your data is smoothly available and that you can opt new cloud service suppliers as you want. The faster rate of adapt and growth in technology means that new services and new suppliers come into picture on the cloud each time. If a preferable or more cheap solution for your specific requirements appears and you like to make a move, be assure that you have the potential to do it.

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Now AWS IoT Core allows Users to Save Messages for Disconnected Devices

Now you can begin to connect your devices to AWS IoT Core with the help of Persistent Sessions. Persistent Sessions save subscription data and undone Quality of Service (QoS) one messages should the devices become disconnected. When a device rejoins and restarts a Persistent Session, its subscriptions will be automatically restored and any saved messages will be delivered. Persistent Sessions are a standard MQTT 3.1.1 feature, and are started with the use of CleanSession flag when joining. This flag is supported by AWS IoT Device SDKs and most other MQTT clients. These Persistent Sessions are accessible in each regions where AWS IoT Core is accessible. To get more information; refer Developer Guide

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Data Archival - Traditionally and with Cloud!

Data is an important and integral part of business. Data here can be in any form critical to the business and needs to be preserved as a compliance requirement. For example for a media company, maintaining specific versions of all the video files is essentials for a longer defined period of years typically 10 years or more! Requirement here is data to be archived and preserved. With the Cloud solutions in place, the way we maintain manage and process the data is changing rapidly. 

What Leads to Data Archiving ? 
The factors calling for organizations to archive data includes explosive growth of data quantities on corporate networks with the need to retain all of data for longer time in accordance with legal and corporate compliance requirements. This is considering reducing cost in possible ways by archival of data. 

Data Archival Traditional methodologies, Challenges and Problems : Traditionally data that is no longer actively accessed, but for compliance reasons required to retain would be stored in various ways. The methodologies used includes Data archiving on tapes or Hard drive based data archival. Choosing the right set of tools and software for backup would be a part of the process. 

Challenges and Problems : 
  • Challenges for the archival of data in traditional manner includes management of the tapes, shipping tapes at locations required, management of the tape drives. 
  • Procurement and management of the backup server and configuration and installation of the backup software. 
  • Creating the backup policies and maintaining the security for the data is also a responsibility. 
  • Retrieval of data is also a challenge in case of any hardware failures. 
  • The environment is not scalable, in case more storage capacity is required, hardware procurement has to be done. 

Leveraging Cloud Services for Archival & Benefits : 
People are today adopting Cloud Services for Data storage and archival. Cloud service providers like Amazon Web services provides a very secure, easy to use and a robust infrastructure platform for the use cases such as data storage and archival. The main concern with data is security; AWS ensures infrastructure security and provides number of features and services for designing the best possible solution. It also provides guidelines for security best practices one can employe in the solution. 

Benefits : 
  • Durability for data is 99.999999999% with Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier.
  • AWS provides a number of options for access control and encrypting data in transit and at rest. 
  • AWS let’s you go Global with Infrastructure available across the globe. 
  • Data can be stored or backed up in the region as per your compliance requirement. 
  • AWS infrastructure is designed and managed in alignment with regulations to meet your compliance requirements, standards and best-practices including SOC, SSAE 16, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, HIPPA. 
  • AWS provides scalability for the infrastructure. 
  • It helps with Lower TCO, The AWS scale of operations drives service costs down and helps lower the overall TCO of the storage. AWS often passes these cost savings on to the customer. 
  • Management of any hardware or tapes is not required in case of Cloud.
  • Accessing data from multiple locations is possible for authorized users without any physical devices being shipped. 
  • No procurement process to be followed. With AWS storage scales with respect to the demand and capacity requirements. The environment is scalable. 
  • Data security can be ensured with all the features and services in place.
  • Retrieval for data is easy through available options like Console, CLI or APIs. There are different types of data retrieval policies that can be set. 

Due to above mentioned benefits, businesses are migrating to Low cost Cloud based archival solution for the expanding volume of data. Moving data into the cloud makes it more accessible and analytics can be done leveraging other Cloud services. 

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Now Amazon EKS Accessible in Seoul Region

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) makes it simple to deploy, handle, and scale containerized applications with the use of Kubernetes on AWS. Amazon EKS executes the Kubernetes management infrastructure on several AWS availability zones to remove each point of defeat. Amazon EKS is certified Kubernetes conformant so you can use current tooling and plugins from partners and the Kubernetes community. Applications executing on any standard Kubernetes domain are completely compatible and can be smoothly relocated to Amazon EKS. Amazon EKS is mainly accessible to every AWS users. Now Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) is accessible in the Asia Pacific (Seoul) region.

AWS CodePipeline Can Be Used To Deploy Files To Amazon S3

AWS CodePipeline is a completely managed continuous delivery service which assists you automate your release pipelines for rapid and ...