Brian O'Neill

Saving Money With Amazon Web Services Reserved Instances

It seems like a strange thing to come across, but sometimes when you are dealing with clients who are utilizing Amazon Web Services (AWS) for their resources, you find wasted opportunities to save money. Sometimes it is nervousness about...

Navigating AWS Instance Types and Sizes

Back in 2017, I wrote about the pitfalls of Amazon Web Services' EC2 "t2" instance types, borne out of our own experience…since then they offered an "unlimited" option (to avoid the performance impacts but with an added cost) as well as new "t3"...

Getting To Know Amazon's AWS EC2 T2 Unlimited Option

by Brian O'Neill | July 19, 2018 | Cloud

A Rundown of the New AWS EC2 T2 Unlimited Option

When we last discussed Amazon Web Services and the "t2" options, we cautioned that you might be expecting too much for the cheaper price and find yourself in a period of poor performance if you...

The Challenge of Backups in EDA Environments

by Brian O'Neill | May 25, 2018 | Uncategorized

Backing up data is always a challenge. There are different ways to do backups — some are convenient, others complicated depending on how your data is stored, and you often need to strike a balance between the two to accommodate recovery and...

Amazon EC2 "t2" instances - are you expecting too much?

by Brian O'Neill | April 03, 2017 | aws, Cloud

UPDATE: Now AWS offers a "T2 Unlimited" option, which solves this limitation - read more about it here!

Some time ago, iuvo decided to move all of its resources into the cloud. Most of our resources were pretty idle and didn't need lots of CPU...

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