Cloud is not (just) about cost cutting

The question “I am already running my application in a Datacenter and paying an amount per month, how cost effective can we be after moving to cloud?” is a real nightmare for the solution providers. Which ever is the cloud provider, they will try to convince that there will be enough cost reduction. Indeed is there any cost reduction ? …

Elastic Project – Shrinking from Elastic to S3

One of our portal is seasonal, and we usually pop it to Dyanmic on Elastic by October every year, and shrink down to static on S3 the subsequent January end. This has been a manual process for past 5 years. But in 2017 we attempted to automate it with some tweaks to the application. Since we had enhanced the web …

AWS Meetup – Serverless Computing

Was at the AWS Meetup at Bangalore for delivering use cases. The event was quite AWSome.. Like always anything connected with AWS.. the hall was jam packed.. Had guys from even outside the state.. phew I was invited to give a talk. But these others came hoping to share and learn. Being formal, I would thank Habeeb and Jeevan for …

Amazon ELB Log analyzing the most elegant way

Well we at Saturn is managing a Crowd Management system for a State Department for a festival season in a pilgrim center. The system is open to public during October to January every year. 2016-17 is the fifth consecutive season that we are handling this. We designed a framework of our own to deploy the system which was a simple …

Two applications – One API

Earlier this month while developing a mobile application to compliment a Crowd Management system for a State Department which Saturn is managing for the past 5 years, we had to face a challenge. There was content which should be managed from a CMS portal which was running on one sub domain, whereas an application running on another portal needed to …