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

Managing AWS with GorillaStack is now even easier

Oliver BergerDevelopment, Tools1 Comment

We’ve got new features! All of these new features are based on feedback from our users. Have a problem that needs solving? Get in touch – We love helping our customers win the fight against complexity. Multiple actions available for each region of a Power Scale Now you can define all your scaling actions for one or more auto scaling … Read More

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Saas Pricing?

Oliver BergerBusiness0 Comments

There’s been plenty of discussion at the GorillaStack HQ recently about how we price our suite of products. The first obvious thing to state is that we’re the only product in the market that confronts AWS billing solutions by focusing on the usage variables around both EC2 cycling and users’ Auto-Scaling configurations. In that sense it’s difficult to draw a comparison … Read More

GorillaStack Presents: Auto Tag

Elliott SpiraOpen Source, Tagging, Tools

At GorillaStack, we are obsessed with making everything to do with your cloud easier. A big part of the cloud cost management challenge is cost allocation. A common strategy to deal with this problem is to tag/label your resources with the creator of that resource, the principle being that this will increase accountability within your team and simplify cost allocation … Read More

Welcome

Chris EllisBusiness

A warm welcome to the GorillaStack Blog, the blog and newsroom for GorillaStack, a software business focused on making cloud infrastructure easier and better to use. We firmly believe in a cloud-based future and the benefits the cloud brings – flexibility, scaleability, efficiency and cost efficacy. Our first product helps companies identify common roadblocks to cost optimisation and provide tools … Read More