Hi Everyone, We are hosting the next AWS User Group tomorrow at 6.00pm. This month due to increased numbers, it will be held at the AWS offices on park street. Head over to the Meetup page for directions & presenter info - https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Sydney/events/kvpkrqyzfbjb/. PolarSeven will have a booth at this years AWS Summit, so make sure you come over and say hi - we will be rewarding our most loyal Meetup attendees accordingly! This month we [...]
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Hi everyone, We will be hosting our next AWS User Group on Wednesday the 6th of March. Due to large attendance numbers last month, we are moving the User Group to the AWS offices on park street - so please do not turn up to Blue Chilli. This month we have Brent Maxwell, AWS Solutions Architect talking on 'Data vs Big Data: How to build progressive data solutions on AWS' where he will discuss common [...]
Hi all, A big thank you to everyone who came along to the first AWS User Group of the year. Guest speakers Dario Nascimento from the CBA & Peter Whitfield, the CTO of Cashwerkz filled the room, talking about experiences on their respective Serverless projects. As there was standing room only on Wednesday night we will be hosting the rest of the User Group's this year at the AWS offices at Level 37, 2 Park [...]
Hi Everyone! Now we've settled into 2019, we are recommencing our monthly catchup where we talk all things AWS. Please note contrary to the previous email, this months meetup will still be held at Blue Chilli, 125 York St, Sydney NSW 2000. We will be hearing from 2 speakers in the community who will be demonstrating there experiences and outcomes of replacing traditional AWS architectures with new serverless technology. Check out the meetup page to find out [...]
DevOps is a software engineering culture and practice that aims at unifying software development (Dev) and software operation (Ops). The main characteristic of the DevOps movement is to strongly advocate automation and monitoring at all steps of software construction, from integration, testing, releasing to deployment and infrastructure management. DevOps aims at shorter development cycles, increased deployment frequency, more dependable releases, in close alignment with business objectives. When we started PolarSeven in 2013 customers were looking [...]
Security is a major area of focus here at PolarSeven, we aim to enable and automate security patterns crucial to the success of applications deployment. Since Docker has matured, the need to secure Dockerized workloads has increased. Both free and commercial tools are available for helping to harden your Docker stack. Clair is an open source project for the static analysis of vulnerabilities in application containers images. Clair performs static analysis of container images and [...]
Audits are an extremely boring topic to talk about. Saving thousands every month is a little more interesting. On a recent Discovery Workshop with one of our clients who will remain nameless we found 6000 backups dating back five or six years. This was only one of the things we found which saved the customer over $4000 per month. Over time many AWS accounts grow organically and resources are forgotten about. AWS charges for what [...]