With the adoption of multiple cloud platforms to take advantage of their strengths and cost advantages, it is normal for organisations to build applications and solutions that utilise multiple cloud platforms.

Cloud engineers and architects understand the advantages of maintaining an accurate set of network topology diagrams once a solution…


Amazon Web Services or AWS Cloud offers pay as you go on demand compute resources that allow you to run workloads and store data on AWS network infrastructure which removes the need to buy and maintain expensive computer hardware in-house.

The compute resources as well as many fully managed AWS…


A large part of managing cloud infrastructure is making sure everything is running as expected so that your applications operate and access data efficiently while avoiding over specified resources that cost more than is necessary.

With the sometimes complex nature of cloud network topology it is understandable that you can…


Classless Inter-Domain Routing or CIDR is a prefix-based standard for the representation of IP addresses and their routing properties. It was introduced to enable blocks of IP addresses to be grouped together for inclusion in router routing tables instead of needing to include massive blocks of individual IP information.

When…


Accurate AWS cloud diagrams play a vital role in monitoring and internally communicating the operational status and design of your AWS infrastructure.

If you are building or operating solutions hosted on AWS, you probably already understand the value a good network architecture diagram provides. …


Ec2 instances are the virtual machines provided by AWS that you can rent to run your application workloads. They can vary from powerful instances with hundreds of processors capable of processing vast amounts of data quickly, down to small micro instances suitable for running microservices.

They are in reality areas…


AWS provides secure cloud based services for applications and data storage. These can be compute resources, databases, static assets like images, videos or audio files that you want your users to access.

The time it takes your web application or website to retrieve data and content is important in providing…


When you are building or operating applications built on Microsoft Azure, one of your primary concerns will be keeping track of any changes that impact the performance of your applications.

Whether that’s changes you are making manually or changes that are being made by the platform, you should be monitoring…


Elastic Beanstalk is a platform within AWS that is used for deploying and scaling web applications. In simple terms this platform as a service (PaaS) takes your application code and deploys it while provisioning the supporting architecture and compute resources required for your code to run. …


The best AWS diagram generator is certainly a subjective topic. Depending on how your cloud infrastructure is built, what technologies and automation pipeline you are using will definitely influence your view.

In terms of typical VPC deployment and the resources and services used to build modern cloud based applications, we…

Alan Blackmore

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