Tag: cloud infrastructure

Security & Compliance

What’s a CISO? And Why You Should Have One

An emerging role in organizational leadership is the CISO or Chief Information Security Officer. In fact, the first CISO was appointed by Citibank in 1995. However, despite the growing threat of cybersecurity attacks, many organizations do not have a CISO. This is especially true for startups that find having a CISO expensive and prohibitive. Instead,…

Cost Optimization

Cost Optimization with Google Spot VMs and AWS Spot

At Flugel.it, we talk a lot about how the cloud can be used to optimize costs. It can offer unlimited scalability and lower your IT costs. That being said, many companies are wasting money in the cloud. Up to 70% of cloud costs are potentially wasted because of poor adoption or underutilized features. It’s critical…

Observability

5 Open-Source Tools in our Observability Toolkit

Problems with your infrastructure are unavoidable. In fact, it would be impossible to avoid all problems. What is possible is having the ability to detect them before they harm your users or business. To do this, you need to implement observability. This is the key to early detection. It allows you to understand what is…

Automation

The Benefits of Automating Your Cloud Infrastructure

Infrastructure Automation is on the rise. In fact, there is a good chance part or all of your cloud infrastructures is automated. If it isn’t, it should be. There are numerous significant benefits to automating your cloud infrastructure. Some might even say automation is good for everything in your infrastructure. Below we break down a…

Observability

The Top 5 Metrics You Need to Understand the Health of Your Applications

You’ve made an application, and you’re ready to launch. But do you know how healthy it is? You may think that you have followed all the necessary processes and procedures required to keep your new application safe and secure. You may be monitoring your system daily and think that is more than enough to keep…