Why the Cloud is THE key technology enabler for Digital Transformation

Chris EllisBusiness, Technology1 Comment

The world is going through a digital transformation as everything — customers and equipment alike — becomes connected. Leading Digital Transformation has therefore become an imperative for organizations. They must succeed in creating transformation through technology, or they’ll face being marginalized (best case) or extinction (worst case) at the hands of competitors. The problem is that our skills and organizations … Read More

Is Virtual Reality The Next Frontier For Amazon Web Services To Conquer?

Oliver BergerBusiness, Technology3 Comments

Only the keenest eyes will have noted the subtlest of hints today that Amazon is getting into the Virtual Reality business. Interestingly, this wasn’t revealed by some big Amazon announcement at one of their events or a high profile press release, but instead via a job advertisement for a Senior Software Developer with experience in Virtual Reality to work at … Read More

Reader’s Letters: What’s with GorillaStack?

Oliver BergerBusiness, Tools0 Comments

As we continue to acquire new customers and more potential customers, we’re answering plenty of questions that often aren’t covered by the GorillaStack FAQ. It occurred to me the other day that, as well as updating our FAQ, it might make sense to publish some of the excerpts of recent conversations to give curious customers a truer sense of how … Read More

Eliminate Server Overhead With This AWS Lambda Hack

Elliott SpiraDevelopment, Open Source3 Comments

AWS CloudFormation Lambda Open Source

Does your organisation run batch jobs? I think I’d be hard pressed to find one that didn’t. Is the infrastructure running these batch jobs always on and highly available? Chances are you are spending a lot of money for servers that aren’t always active. AWS Lambda is Amazon Web Services’ serverless execution offering, where customers can upload code, specify an … Read More

What AWS Lumberyard Really Means For Amazon

Oliver BergerBusiness, Development, Technology1 Comment

In the last couple of days Amazon announced Lumberyard, a 3D game engine designed to operate on AWS and provide a powerful platform for developers to leverage the power of the cloud. Based on Crytek’s CryEngine it’s designed to execute the types of large workloads that are required to meet the needs of today’s games as they become more sophisticated … Read More

Zero to Hero: Understanding AWS for the Junior Developer

Joel SpiraTechnology2 Comments

I can vividly recall attending my first AWS meetup in Sydney, Australia. My understanding of AWS was almost nil, and after exchanging some pleasantries with the room I sought refuge within the walls of my second box of complimentary stir fried noodles. I even remember thinking to myself, “these noodles are delicious”. With each bite the flavour soured however, my … Read More

2015 – A Review | What’s Coming Next?

Oliver BergerBusiness, Tools0 Comments

New Products, Open Source Contributions & Exciting Developments What a year 2015 has been for GorillaStack. A big thank you to everyone who has supported us over the previous months, we’re looking forward to working with you all in 2016. If we were to pick one word to describe 2015, it would be “momentum“. Here are some of the highlights: … Read More

Amazon Web Services highlight GorillaStack Auto Tag as a key tool for helping to optimise AWS costs

Chris EllisBill Optimisation, Business, Tagging, Technology, Tools1 Comment

We’re delighted to report that GorillaStack was featured in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) presentation during the recent AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. You can see what was said by checking out the video above. During the presentation Evan Crawford, Amazon Web Services, said: “We’ve got a great partner that just focuses on Cost Optimisation called GorillaStack. They’ve written … Read More