Code Spaces. Its story is sending shivers up and down the spines of businesses and developers alike, and for good reason. But that doesn’t mean it should stop the progress of cloud migration or significantly change your strategy. In fact, the story brightly shines a light on an ...
July 3, 2014Flux7 Labs
Given the hype surrounding cloud computing, the benefits of it are not unheard of. However, if you’re a newbie to the cloud, you must know these five things about cloud computing. It will make your life easier....
June 27, 2014Flux7 Labs
In a recent post, we discussed the basics of the wikibench tool and how it is used for application benchmarking. Today, we’ll discuss how we used the Wikibench tool to benchmark m3.xlarge instance. The operating system used for the purpose of this benchmarking was 64-bit Ubuntu Precise 12.04. We ran ...
May 27, 2014Flux7 Labs
In many of our previous posts, we have talked about micro-benchmarking AWS instances, including benchmarking the instances for CPU, Disk I/O and Network performance. In this post, we will discuss our methodology for macro-benchmarking. While ...
May 20, 2014Flux7 Labs
In our previous posts, we talked about CPU and disk I/O performance of c3 instances. In this post, we will focus on network performance. Amazon offers an ...
May 6, 2014Flux7 Labs
We published a post a few months ago titled "Must-know Facts About AWS ELB" in which we explored some of the peculiarities of Amazon’s Elastic ...
April 21, 2014Flux7 Labs
The Great Debate: Should you use Docker or not? (Feb 12, 2014): Given the growing trends of Docker, we at Flux7 embraced Docker for various client needs and also for our internal purposes. This ...
April 13, 2014Flux7 Labs
In our earlier posts, we have used FIO tool for benchmarking I/O on various EC2 instances. In this post we have tried to explore the effects of parallelism in I/O operation on a single EC2 instance. In other words, we were trying to find the optimum number ...
April 8, 2014Flux7 Labs
Amazon is the undoubted leader in the public cloud space today. They offer more features than any other provider today have reached a level maturity that is making them the top choice for Enterprise ...
April 1, 2014Flux7 Labs
At Flux7, we are hosting all our large multi-GB files on S3 already so we are seeing the benefit. Additionally, we use c3 instances wherever possible thus allowing us to leverage these new cuts. In this post, we'll discuss what you need to do for leveraging the ...
April 1, 2014Flux7 Labs