Best Practices for a Secure Cloud, Part 1Whether you’re running on premise datacenter or using a private or public IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) hosting platform, security is extremely important. We’ve all seen the horror stories in the news when companies…
May 18th, 2023
My experience at WebSummit Rio 2023Last week I had the opportunity to attend the WebSummit Rio, and it was an incredible experience. The conference brought together a diverse group of professionals from various industries to discuss the latest trends and…
May 8th, 2023
Top 10 things IT departments miss when setting up AWSGetting started in AWS is easy. Anyone can do it! That said, when IT departments set up their own AWS cloud environments, they almost always miss something. Some of the things mean they have to spend more time maintaining…
April 25th, 2023
RPGMatch User AvatarsFor modern user applications having an avatar to represent you is important. Unfortunately it's not as easy as just uploading an image There is uploading, resizing, cropping, and of course moderation. On their own these are…
April 24th, 2023
Starting my journey with a technology companyOnboarding During my few weeks, I went through an onboarding process where I learned about the company's culture, values, and procedures.
April 21st, 2023
How is authentication and identity managed in AWS applications?Authentication and authorization is a critical aspect of building modern applications. With the proliferation of mobile devices and the increasing demand for seamless user experiences, developers need robust and scalable…
April 13th, 2023
What does a QA engineer at Metal Toad do?Working in HR, it is possible to do recruitment, retention, or both activities. While recruiting, it is my duty to understand what is necessary for a candidate to accomplish in a position in order to select the best ones.
April 13th, 2023
AWS Partner Proof of Concept FundingIf you are interesting in moving to the AWS Cloud but need to "try before you buy", you are in luck. AWS is so confident in the value their platform offers, they offer their consulting partners (like Metal Toad) the ability…
April 12th, 2023
What is AWS Control Tower?You are up and running in the AWS cloud. You've done multiple PoCs, and you have a number of workloads using S3, EC2 and multiple RDS databases. So far so good! But now your team is recommending creation of a Redshift data…
April 4th, 2023
What is AWS Migration Evaluator?Migrating to the cloud can be a complex and challenging process for businesses. With the growing popularity of Amazon Web Services (AWS), many organizations are considering or actively planning to move their applications and…
March 31st, 2023
How to earn an AWS Machine Learning CompetencySince it's inception, AWS (Amazon Web Services) has been a leading provider of cloud computing services and in recent years has established itself as a top player in machine learning.
March 29th, 2023
How can Machine Learning improve sales teams?There are many ways that machine learning can help people in all different kinds of roles. Looking at salespeople specifically machine learning can in the following way:
March 9th, 2023