Adopt IPv6 in the blink of an eye

We all know we’d have to adopt IPV6 one day. So why not today? I thought about this today, when I noticed my provider was so good to give my laptop an IPv6 address. So it starts making sense to get our¬†website on IPv6 too. When even private individuals get IPv6 access, it’s just a matter of time before the corporates do ūüėČ There is enough documentation out there about what IPv6 is and why we ‘need’ it, so I won’t replicate any of that here. Now, the question is, how to get your site on IPv6? At easytocloud, we¬†use AWS CloudFront as a CDN (Content Delivery Network) for our… Read More

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AWS cloudfront

We¬†just moved¬†this site to S3 and cloud front. We have told our customers so often to move their sites to AWS cloudfront and S3 that we deemed it necessary to move our own site as well. In this blogpost we’ll tell you a bit about the journey. Basic architecture principles. At easytocloud we like to make as much use of managed services as possible. More often than not, we create server-less solutions as we aim to get rid of operating system responsibility were possible. However, as this site is a¬†Wordpress site,¬†we need to run at least one instance for the PHP code that makes WordPress. In addition to an instances,… Read More

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Enterprise Architecture and Cloud

Erik van der Voorden IT | Business | Enterprise Architecture | TOGAF 9.1 | Strategy | Consulting | Project Management | Interim | Available Recently I was asked how I, as an Enterprise Architect, am looking at cloud solutions like Amazon Web Services (AWS). How would this fit in my world? This view could help make AWS training for (Enterprise) architects more attractive. Well‚Ķ. Here it is. Amazon Web Services AWS is primarily Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). AWS has a wide scope of different services allowing you to configure entire complex, powerful, secure, scalable and high-available IT environments consisting of private networks, gateways,… Read More

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