Stackmasters is proud to announce our cooperation with Markos, who has been working in the Telco technology industry for several years.»
Success Story: TalentLMS
TalentLMS is a web-based SaaS LMS solution offered by Epignosis, a company that specializes in e-learning software. The solution is used by more than 70k organizations across many industries around the globe, with millions of daily users.»
Amazon VPC – Network Security Basics
With so many organizations gradually migrating their IT infrastructure to the Cloud these days – or even specifically engineering their products with Cloud deployment in mind, it’s not surprising that you may have considered going the same way at some point in the future. You may have thought that you will soon have to embrace digital transformation and what our digital era brings to the table. The benefits of doing so are, after all, numerous. And no matter if you want to move your existing systems to the Cloud, or establish there the backbone of your newly founded business from the beginning, the AWS platform is undoubtedly one of your best choices. Our topic is, of course, Amazon VPC.»
Why you should never try outsourcing DevOps
If you are running a business, there’s one resolution that we think you should keep in 2019. And that is simple: to steer well clear of outsourcing DevOps!»
Ready for a DevOps evolution? But first, simplify…
If you want to know the secret to a comprehensive DevOps evolution it’s simple. Literally.»
What is Cloud Management anyway?
Cloud management. It’s a phrase we hear bandied about more and more these days as the great digital transformation and ‘age of automation’ continues to rip through industries of all shapes and sizes.»
Join us for OpenStack’s 8th Birthday Celebrations!
It’s celebration time! OpenStack is turning 8 years old and if that doesn’t call for a grand get together of “Stackers” then we don’t know what does.»
How to hire the best in DevOps
“You just can’t get the staff these days.” It’s a phrase we hear often enough in many industries. And nowhere is the search for a star employee more intricate and complex than in the world of DevOps.»
IT infrastructure monitoring – aka, watch your stack!
Spring is well and truly in the air. Which means? This is a great time to make sure you’re IT infrastructure monitoring is running smoothly. No, really it is!»
Site reliability and why you should plan to fail in advance
“You have failed me for the last time.” If only Admiral Ozzel knew about site reliability engineering, aka SRE, and planning for failure, he may have been spared by Darth Vader.»
For affordable IT automation, read Ansible IT automation
In case you did not realize it, cloud is the new black. But in order facilitate a successful implementation of managed cloud computing, then automation needs to be your friend.»
Operations in the modern data center
“They don’t make ‘em like they used to,” is a phrase we often hear from people complaining about perceived lower quality of today’s products and services.»
If you do one thing in 2018, make it cloud automation
We’re going to make this one short and sweet. If you want to truly streamline your IT operations then there are fewer better and more efficient ways to do it than cloud automation. Period.»
Extending legacy workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Still running your legacy IT workloads via your own data center? Then stop! The time has come for you to think lean. Extending legacy workloads to AWS has never been easier»
What to watch out for at the Sydney OpenStack Summit
G’day, mate. How are you going? You may be wondering why we’re talking like an Australian. Well Strewth! The truth is, we’re pretty excited about the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Sydney.»
Private, public or hybrid: how to choose the right cloud for your business
Your mind is made up. The tipping point is here. You want to switch to the cloud, but you’re not quite sure how to choose the right cloud for your business.»
Get more from the cloud: Part 2: SRE methods
Last time on this space we met the first half of the dynamic duo of cloud computing, DevOps. It’s time to meet the second half.»
Get more from the cloud: Part 1: DevOps Practices
Batman and Robin. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Han Solo and Chewbacca. There’s nothing quite like a great partnership.»
Slack for Customer Care and Collaboration
What’s the most important and sensitive job in any organization? We might be slightly biased here but how about managing the IT infrastructure? It has to be right up there at the very top of the list.»
Disaster Recovery on the Cloud
Business continuity is without doubt one of the most essential aspects a company faces. But how about in the cloud? We’ll be the first to admit that it’s a relatively new concept and as a result there’s a lot of hype and fanfare.
This comes par for the course with the buzz that exists around cloud computing in general. And with hype comes misinformation, misconceptions and the like. But what’s the truth behind all the pomp and circumstance?»
Private cloud: not just for the big boys
Private cloud. “This is not for me”. “It is too complicated and expensive”. “It’s only for large or corporate enterprises”. Right? Wrong.
The fact is that from the various types of organizations out there, it’s the small and medium-sized firms stand to reap the most benefits by switching to cloud. So what’s the problem? Why don’t they? Basically. it comes down to knowledge. Very few (and we mean very) understand how it can help their businesses.»
A 3-step guide to moving to the cloud
Deciding to move your IT infrastructure to the cloud is no easy decision. Come to think of it, it’s a bit like moving house.
The amount of planning, organization and baggage seems to stack up in front of you. And it can resemble a bit of a mini-mountain.»
Stay on the Highway, keep your Stack on track
So, stack. Ever found yourself on the road to nowhere with your startup’s Stack? You’re definitely not the first and certainly won’t be the last. The question you need to ask is, why are you doing this to yourself?»
Stackmasters joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network
Stackmasters is delighted to announce that we have become part of Amazon Web Services Partner Network.
As of today, we are proud to be qualified as an AWS Consulting Partner, meaning that our talented team of expert engineers can now help you get the best out of AWS cloud platform services for your environment.»
Get your stack in tip top shape this summer
Summer time and the living is easy. At least that’s the way things should be at this time of year, right?
Wrong. It’s usually the season when there’s ample surfing (on the web that is), as well as new apps, software updates and IoT devices all stretching the limits of your Stack and IT system.»
Stackmasters partners with tripsta to build their OpenStack cloud
Stackmasters, the European OpenStack experts and Managed Cloud services provider, today announced its ongoing partnership with one of the biggest online travel agencies in Europe, tripsta, to develop an OpenStack based private cloud and related processes.
The OpenStack based private cloud is going to host existing applications as well as to support the company’s software development teams to their cloud-native modern software architecture by leveraging open technology and efficient process models.»
Success Story: AbZorba Games
If we said that AbZorba Games is one of the biggest success stories of the Greek startup scene it would be true — but also an understatement. AbZorba Games, a popular maker of mobile casino style games is one of the biggest success stories of the iOS and Android app scenes, period.»
Open source software in the modern data centre
There is an old quote that describes the progress of disruptive movements and technologies in this way: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”.
Well, when it comes to Open Source in the data centre, we have been in the winning stage for quite a while now.»
Data Storage in clouds (#OSATH presentations)
Last week we had another meeting with the local OpenStack User Group members #OSATH hosted at InnovAthens. It was exciting to see some of our old members progressing with their projects on OpenStack. Lots of new members and people interested in this community have also shown up, which is even more interesting and shows the traction OpenStack gets in Greece.»
Mirantis OpenStack Bootcamp in Athens completed with great success
It was with great pride (and more than a little anxiety) that we announced our co-operation with OpenStack global leader Mirantis as an authorized training partner.»
OpenStack and Docker (Stackmasters’ #OSATH presentations)
If you follow the Greek OpenStack space you know that our involvement with the OpenStack community goes way back. As a matter of fact, in 2013, Stackmasters organized the very first OpenStack meetup in Greece, and we have been active promoting and evangelizing what we believe is the best open Cloud solution ever since, supporting #OSATH and organizing special events and training seminars.»
Mirantis OpenStack Bootcamp by Stackmasters is back
At Stackmasters we strongly believe in Cloud computing and in Open, vendor-neutral technologies. That’s why we’re thrilled to see the increased popularity and adoption of OpenStack solutions in Europe in general and Greece in particular, knowing that we have played our part in its overall success.»
4th annual Cloud Computing Conference, Athens 20th March
As experts in cloud solutions with many decades of international and domestic experience between us, we at Stackmasters are thrilled to see interest in Cloud Computing steadily rise in Greece, and Cloud technologies gain prominence even in traditional enterprise IT strongholds.»
Introducing Stackmasters, the Cloud Computing experts
If your enterprise or organisation is interested in creating its own private cloud but is afraid of the hustle or doesn’t have the required domain knowledge, you are in luck.»