The ITOC Blog
It has now been a week since the AWS Summit was held at the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney – and the buzz remains prevalent in every conversation we’ve had since with those who attended. WOW what a day!
Graylog2 enables you to unleash the power that lays inside your logs. Use it to run analytics, alerting, monitoring and powerful searches over your whole log base. Need to debug a failing request? Just run a quick filter search to find it and see what errors it produced. Want to see all messages a certain API consumer is consuming in real time? Create streams for every consumer and have them always only one click away.
Zabbix is the ultimate enterprise-level software designed for monitoring availability and performance of cloud infrastructure components. Zabbix is open source and comes at no cost, and has been released onto the AWS platform as part of the ITOC OSS packages!
PHP 5.5 has been released, bringing with it a host of new features and fixes. Today we are pleased to announce the addition of PHP 5.5 to our public Open Source Yum Repositories, available for free download to any users running Amazon Linux, Oracle Linux, CentOS, and RHEL 6 based distributions.
Simple scaling of your architecture horizontally in the cloud can often require the sharing of data between some of your nodes. If your architecture is dependent on a database server this can often be achieved with the Amazon RDS service, however if your architecture requires the replication of files (for example user uploads etc) and using the redundant Amazon S3 service is not an option things can get quite complex fairly quickly.
Some of us had already given thought to the concept of the cloud long before it became a commercialised product. Virtualisation and cloud type structures could already be found in 'private cloud' type IT environments within large companies and enterprises.
Today the cloud has evolved and can be defined as a full-featured and feasible IT product offered by an endless list of providers worldwide. The purpose of this article is to highlight some of the the key features we believe are an important influence on our decision to do business with AWS.
If you've used web-based email such as Gmail or video hosting sites like YouTube, then you’ve already been a part of what we call the cloud. So, what is cloud computing? At its basic level, cloud computing is remote online storage, and individuals and companies alike are taking advantage of this convenient technology.
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