FAQs on AWS Application Modernization

18Aug,22 Post Image

What, exactly, is application modernization? Fundamentally, application modernization is the practice of updating older software. This broad definition includes implementing newer computing approaches, learning newer languages, developing appropriate frameworks and even creating new infrastructure platforms. This practice is also sometimes called legacy modernization or legacy application modernization. You could think of application modernization as the […]

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Rehosting or Refactoring

17Aug,22 Post Image

Which cloud migration strategy is best for you? An old Chinese proverb says that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. This proverb holds true for your journey in the cloud. However, the Chinese proverb implies that the location of the journey’s end is known, and the course is well-planned. Otherwise, […]

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Why Run Windows Containers on Amazon EKS?

16Aug,22 Post Image

The short answer is that synthesizing those two worlds offers comprehensive system logging, more precise system observability, better code pipelines, and enhanced security. In other words, AWS users run Windows and Linux containers side by side in the same Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) environment to meld the attributes of both systems, providing a consistent […]

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Chaos engineering in Kubernetes using Chaos Mesh

11Aug,22 Post Image

Site reliability engineering (SRE) teams often use chaos engineering to proactively prove and improve resilience during fault conditions. At nClouds, we use chaos engineering to experiment with our infrastructure. We check for weak points in our systems and applications by intentionally injecting failure events within controlled environments. In this way, we evaluate how our systems […]

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How Amazon EKS Anywhere facilitates hybrid cloud operations for application modernization

30Jun,22 Post Image

Gartner states that hybrid infrastructures are becoming the dominant strategy for application modernization. And that by 2025, 85% of infrastructure strategies will integrate on-premises, colocation, cloud, and edge delivery options. The hybrid strategy embodies two areas, specific business needs and workload placement. To accomplish this, some workloads will be placed on-premises to meet security or […]

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How to create a highly scalable Kubernetes infrastructure with Amazon EKS managed node groups

22Jun,22 Post Image

Technological advances and astronomical growth in user access to the cloud demand the most innovative, reliable, scalable, available, and cost-optimized compute architectures and infrastructures that DevOps teams can build. Containerization offers a superior architecture to meet these specifications for many use cases. The most popular containerization platform is Kubernetes. Kubernetes automates the deployment, scaling, and […]

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Accelerate image manipulation with Serverless Image Handler on AWS

03Jun,22 Post Image

At a very basic level, a website is a collection of pixels arranged in the form of text and graphics that creates interest in the viewer and then inspires some type of action. Though it sounds simple, millions of dollars are spent each year on market research trying to figure out which graphics and text […]

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Why run Microsoft workloads on AWS?

26May,22 Post Image

The answer to the titled question is simple: Because Windows has an excellent operating system, and AWS provides extra benefits and cost savings. Customers have been running Microsoft workloads on AWS for more than 12 years, longer than any cloud provider. One of AWS’s benefits includes hosting a Windows platform with the ability to launch […]

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Investing in the growth of nClouds — our team, customers, and partners

11May,22 Post Image

I’m incredibly excited to announce that Charles Thayne Capital and I have acquired nClouds and that I have been named CEO of the company. nClouds embodies the vision of the type of company that I have wanted to lead and grow. After leaving my last company, Teem Technologies, more than two years ago, I set […]

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Charles Thayne Capital and Shaun Ritchie Acquire nClouds to Tap Industry Growth in Modern Cloud Operations

11May,22 Post Image

nClouds: Fast-Growth Solution Provider, Top MSP SALT LAKE CITY and CHICAGO, May 11, 2022 – Charles Thayne Capital (“CTC”) (charlesthayne.com), a growth-oriented and technology-focused private investment firm, announced today alongside CEO partner Shaun Ritchie, that it has acquired nClouds (nclouds.com), a leading provider of managed cloud services. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, nClouds […]

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