February 19, 2019 - By Sarah Lambertson

Mission Partners with AWS Educate to Launch 2019 Cloud Computing Internship Program

Learn more about Mission’s 2019 Cloud Computing Internship Program in partnership with AWS Educate.

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February 14, 2019 - By Jonathan LaCour

Serverless - What Is It and How Can it Help Your Organization?

Learn more about serverless - what it is and how serverless services such as AWS Lambda can help optimize costs and boost performance efficiency.

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February 07, 2019 - By Rafiq Batcha

Why are Healthcare and Life Science Companies Moving to the Cloud?

Learn more about how healthcare and life science companies are saving money and improving efficiency by moving to the cloud.

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February 07, 2019 - By Tyler Stearns

How to Define DevOps For Your Organization

At its core, DevOps is a cultural shift toward eliminating IT silos while automating repetitive tasks.

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February 05, 2019 - By Jackie Berkman

The DevOps Difference: Managed Services in an AWS Environment vs. On Premise

It is more important than ever that businesses are able to iterate quickly in order to deliver new products, features, and services to customers at a faster pace.

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January 29, 2019 - By Jonathan LaCour

Optimizing Amazon EC2 Spend: EC2 Purchasing Options & Programs

There are many aspects to consider when you are implementing your cloud optimization plan, but today’s post will focus on Amazon EC2.

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December 26, 2018 - By Jamie Morgan

Thank You To All For Making 2018 Spectacular

With the new brand came a new website along with some newer managed services such as managed security and managed application performance management.

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December 10, 2018 - By Jamie Morgan

Mission Ranked as Top IT Service Provider!

Our goal at Mission is to transform our customers cloud environment and manage their cloud solutions.

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November 09, 2018 - By Jamie Morgan

Meet Mission At AWS re:Invent 2018

Meet Mission at booth #1034 in the Expo Hall at re:Invent. Our team of AWS Certified architects and engineers will be onsite sharing insights and information about how Mission can help you achieve the most out of AWS.

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October 18, 2018 - By Mark Medina

Mission Ranks Among the Top 15 MSPs for Amazon AWS by ChannelE2E

We are proud to announce that Mission has emerged as the 13th ranked MSP for Amazon Web Services in ChannelE2E’s Top 100 Public Cloud MSPs for 2018.

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October 10, 2018 - By Simon Anderson

Reliam, Stratalux and G2 Tech Group are now Mission

A united and now fully integrated managed cloud services provider and consultancy that has already proven more than the sum of its parts.

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August 14, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

AWS Well-Architected Framework: The Performance Efficiency Pillar

How to maintain efficiency as demand changes and technologies evolve

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August 07, 2018 - By Joshua McSorley

Why Should You Care About Website Security?

Critical information that all businesses need to know

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July 30, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

AWS Well-Architected Framework: The Cost Optimization Pillar

How to architect systems with the most effective use of services and resources, at a minimal cost.

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June 25, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

AWS Well-Architected Framework: The Security Pillar

Security | This article is part of a collection of best practices for cloud-native organizations.

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June 21, 2018 - By Simon Anderson

Reliam, Stratalux and G2 Tech Group Have Combined Forces

Reliam, Stratalux, and G2 Tech Group have recently combined forces to form a single entity

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June 14, 2018 - By Ron Eickler

Why You Should Always Use a Custom DB Parameter Group When Creating an RDS Instance

Before spinning up a new RDS instance, make sure to have a new custom DB parameter group ready to use with it.

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June 04, 2018 - By Jamie Morgan

Top 5 Qualities to look for in a Next-Gen AWS Managed Service Provider

AWS MSPs exist to help organizations migrate, run, and optimize workloads on AWS. Here are the top 5 qualities to look for in an AWS MSP that will lift your business to the next level

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May 15, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

AWS Well-Architected Framework: The Reliability Pillar

Reliability | This article is part of a collection of best practices for cloud-native organizations.

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April 20, 2018 - By Kiril Dubrovsky

8 Pro Tips for Making an Amazon RDS Migration Go Smoothly

Principal Solutions Architect at Mission The hard truth of RDS migrations is that they never go off without a hitch.

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April 19, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

AWS Well-Architected Framework: The Operational Excellence Pillar

This article is part of an incredible collection of best practices for cloud-native organizations.

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April 12, 2018 - By Kiril Dubrovsky

Why You’ve GOT to Be Using Amazon RDS for Your Cloud Database Needs

Amazon's cloud-native database platform is a powerful tool that can almost definitely save you time. Learn some of the ways that Amazon RDS is awesome, and get started integrating RDS into your cloud architecture!

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April 04, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

Going Serverless with Python WSGI Apps

Enter the Serverless Framework, a toolkit for creating, managing, deploying, and operating serverless architectures.

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March 14, 2018 - By Brian Yung

Handling Requests with Lambda@Edge

Within each device, the firmware contains a phone-home feature which sends a status check request to the web application.

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March 14, 2018 - By Jonathan LaCour

Introducing the AWS Well-Architected Program

Since introducing Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) in March of 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has revolutionized how software is architected, written, managed, and deployed at scale.

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February 16, 2018 - By Felipe Gimenez

Amazon GuardDuty: What you need to know

By using machine learning, this tool can proactively identify possible threats in your whole infrastructure and classify them in their respective severity level.

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October 04, 2017 - By Kiril Dubrovsky

Redefining S3 Data with Amazon Athena and AWS Glue

Amazon Web Services has redefined data in AWS S3 with the new tools Amazon Athena and AWS Glue that are changing the way we can analyze and extract data.

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September 22, 2017 - By Jason Gay

Mastering Single Sign-On with Okta

Single sign-on with Okta is a powerful way to get on top of identity and access management across your organization. Find out more.

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September 15, 2017 - By Jason Gay

Taking the Pain Out of Cloud VPNs: Meraki vMX Delivers!

Maintaining your VPN tunnels to your VPC requires constant manual intervention. But Meraki’s vMX can change that. Learn how

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September 14, 2017 - By Katie Paugh

How to Create and Test Your Custom Ansible Modules

This covers the essential steps and include some of how tips on how to begin creating and testing your own custom Ansible modules.

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September 01, 2017 - By Kiril Dubrovsky

Breaking Down AWS Storage Services: S3, EBS & Glacier

A break down of the different AWS storage tools and services so you can save money and run faster with Amazon S3, EBS and Glacier.

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August 23, 2017 - By Katie Paugh

Accelerating Process Automation with Custom Ansible Modules

Automating releases is key to scaling your business. Get tips on using custom Ansible modules to accelerate your automation. Learn More.

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August 10, 2017 - By Katie Paugh

AWS Security: Make Sure Your Share the Responsibility

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July 27, 2017 - By Juniper Networks

Mission Helps Customers Embrace Hybrid Cloud with High-Performance Data Center

Managed service provider Mission decided to offer hybrid cloud and cloud back-up services. To ensure continual uptime, the company overhauled its data center.

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July 19, 2017 - By Katie Paugh

Is Your AWS Virtual Private Cloud Really Private?

An AWS Virtual Private Cloud is a great way to keep your company's devices secure, but only if your VPC is truly private. Learn how to stay secure.

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July 10, 2017 - By Randy Hamilton

The Insider’s Guide to AWS Reserved Instances

10 invaluable tips and tricks that can help you not only optimize your purchase of aws reserved instances, but will help you avoid making costly mistakes.

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July 05, 2017 - By Kiril Dubrovsky

The Hype (and Reality) of AWS Lambda and Serverless Computing

AWS Lambda promises to cut costs and simplify ops by giving you serverless computing. We cut through the hype and look at where Lambda really is a good fit.

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June 21, 2017 - By Cloud Engineer

6 Steps for SaaS Startups to Get Started With DevOps

Given how competitive the SaaS market has become in the last two years, it doesn’t come as a surprise that more companies are looking to implement DevOps.

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April 18, 2017 - By Fabricio Mariani

Why you should consider using Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

With MySQL gaining competition, it may be time to start seeking out the new breed of ORDMSs (Object Relational Database Management System).

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March 27, 2017 - By Michael Erick

Amazon DMS: Database migration made easy

Amazon DMS, or Database Migration Service, is a service that makes it easy to migrate existing databases from outside of AWS into the cloud with minimal or no downtime.

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March 01, 2017 - By Jamie Morgan

Customer Service at Mission

Customer service is part of our overall business strategy. We believe that excellent customer service is service that is responsive to our clients’ needs.

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February 08, 2017 - By Cloud Engineer

Technical Debt Challenge: Pets, Cattle and CI/CD Pipelines

Technical debt is a major issue that every company faces when migrating to the cloud. For many companies, tech debt is simply a cost of doing business.

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January 24, 2017 - By Jamie Morgan

Log Management Considerations: What You Need to Know

Compare SaaS, on-premise, and managed services Log Management solutions as well as the features to consider with our Essential Guide to Log Management.

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January 11, 2017 - By Jamie Morgan

Log Management Use Cases & The Benefits of Log Data

Common and popular examples of how people are using log data in organizations today with our Essential Guide to Log Management.

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July 15, 2016 - By Jamie Morgan

DevOps vs. Traditional IT

When comparing Traditional IT Ops to DevOps, it's clear to see how they differ and why DevOps is increasing in popularity.

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June 02, 2016 - By Jonathan Mo

What is ELK Stack?

What is ELK Stack?ELK Stack is an open source log management solution the benefits of a centralized logging solution without the enterprise software price.

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May 31, 2016 - By Jamie Morgan

What is Centralized Log Management (CLM)?

Centralized Log Management is a logging solution that consolidates all of your log data and pushes it to one central, accessible, and easy-to-use interface.

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May 19, 2016 - By Jamie Morgan

Cloud Managed Services vs Traditional Managed Services

The virtualization of the cloud has allowed companies to see benefits including massive scalability, increased agility and low costs.

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March 29, 2016 - By Cloud Engineer

How DevOps Gives Your SaaS Start-Up A Competitive Advantage

Today’s competitive SaaS market requires continuous delivery, high scalability and resilience. Learn how DevOps could help your SaaS start-up succeed.

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March 08, 2016 - By Cloud Engineer

Does DevOps Really Live Up To All The Hype?

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of DevOps from industry elites, but do you know what makes this approach actually live up to the hype? Find out in this article.

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February 22, 2016 - By Cloud Engineer

Horizontal Vs. Vertical Scaling: Which Is Right For Your App?

Is one super-powered machine really better than a fleet of good ones? Click here to learn more.

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January 22, 2016 - By Cloud Engineer

Outsourcing DevOps: Do You Know The Pros And Cons?

Outsourcing DevOps is often a smart move – especially for early-stage companies and entrepreneurs. Learn about the pros and cons of outsourcing.

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December 16, 2015 - By Jamie Morgan

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Needs a Cloud MSP

10 reasons why a Cloud MSP is invaluable in providing solutions to cloud services and making sure your cloud infrastructure is being fully optimized.

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December 09, 2015 - By Jamie Morgan

5 Reasons Why The Cloud Is Environmentally Friendly

Amazon, Google, and Facebook are just a few companies who have made great efforts to be environmentally friendly and set ecological company goals with cloud

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October 22, 2015 - By Cloud Engineer

The Solutions Architect: Your SaaS Application’s Secret Weapon

If you’re developing a SaaS application, put a Solutions Architect in your corner. Find out how a skilled Architect improves speed, resiliency and strategy.

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September 29, 2015 - By Cloud Engineer

Amazon App Makes Image Recognition ‘Flow’ @amazon

Amazon recently upped the ante and came out with a feature called Flow, an image recognition feature inside the Amazon app itself.

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March 13, 2015 - By Cloud Engineer

Cost Saving Tip on AWS: Start Small & Build Up

With all of these AWS resources available upfront, it is easy to get excited. Take a look at some of our tips to help stay within your budget without slowing down innovation.

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November 07, 2014 - By Cloud Engineer

4 Things your Boss needs to know about Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Making the switch to the cloud isn’t a one-person operation. One of the most important aspects of it is getting the whole team on board.

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August 06, 2014 - By Cloud Engineer

Welcome To The World Of Acronyms!

Maybe you are not a technologist, but somehow you are related to the industry. Is abbreviated dialect making it even harder to comprehend some technical jargon?

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July 07, 2014 - By Cloud Engineer

5 Factors To Consider When Moving To The Cloud

It is essential to comprehend the business purpose of your infrastructure and how it supports IT strategies.

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May 08, 2013 - By Jeremy Przygode

Mission’s AWS Pricing Tool

AWS Pricing tool allows Amazon customers to price, optimize and run what-if scenarios on their cloud based projects and services.

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February 07, 2013 - By Jeremy Przygode

AWS CloudFormation Supports Tags for Amazon RDS and Amazon S3

We are excited to announce that AWS CloudFormation now supports tags for Amazon RDS and Amazon S3 resources.

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October 29, 2012 - By Jeremy Przygode

Auto scaling with Chef and Cloud Formation

Using Chef with autoscaling is handy because it lets you update your autoscaling group without having to bake new AMIs.

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August 09, 2012 - By Jeremy Przygode

Putting Amazon’s Provisioned IOPs to the test

Over the last few weeks we’ve run various tests against Amazon Provisioned IOPS and have the results of our performance tests.

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