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    Using Amazon CloudWatch Lambda Insights to Improve Operational Visibility

    To balance costs, while at the same time ensuring the service levels needed to meet business requirements are met, some customers elect to continuously monitor and optimize their AWS Lambda functions. They collect and analyze metrics and logs to monitor performance, and to isolate errors for troubleshooting purposes. Additionally, they also seek to right-size function […] [Read More]

    New – Fully Serverless Batch Computing with AWS Batch Support for AWS Fargate

    We launched AWS Batch on December 2016 as a fully managed batch computing service that enables developers, scientists and engineers to easily and efficiently run hundreds of thousands of batch computing jobs on AWS. With AWS Batch, you no longer need to install and manage batch computing software or server clusters to run your jobs. […] [Read More]

    New – SaaS Lens in AWS Well-Architected Tool

    To help you build secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient solutions on AWS, in 2015 we publicly launched the AWS Well-Architected Framework. It started as a single whitepaper but has expanded to include domain-specific lenses, hands-on labs, and the AWS Well-Architected Tool (available at no cost in the AWS Management Console) that provides a mechanism for […] [Read More]

    AWS Marketplace Now Offers Professional Services

    Now with AWS Marketplace, customers can not only find and buy third-party software but also the professional services needed to support the full lifecycle of those products, including planning, deployment and support. This simplifies the software supply chain including tasks like managing provider relationships and procurement processes and also consolidates billing and invoices in one […] [Read More]

    Managed Entitlements in AWS License Manager Streamlines License Tracking and Distribution for Customers and ISVs

    AWS License Manager is a service that helps you easily manage software licenses from vendors such as Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, and IBM across your Amazon Web Services (AWS) and on-premises environments. You can define rules based on your licensing agreements to prevent license violations, such as using more licenses than are available. You can set […] [Read More]

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CloudFlare® outage: solutions and alternatives

Too big to fail does not apply in the world of servers. Regardless of your provider you need to have redundancy to achieve 100% uptime. It is all about avoiding the single point of failure. CloudFlare® down?! It’s impossible! The outage has been a reality for many during half an hour. If you run an… read more »

How to save more than US$600 per month by NOT using AWS® Transfer Family?

AWS® Transfer Family is the new service from Amazon AWS® to access S3® via FTP, FTPS and SFTP. Unfortunately the cost per month for the 3 protocols is over US$600 per month… Plus: additional upload and download costs arenot included! Do not use AWS Transfer Family! Says Quantum Hosting® There are many gateways alternative starting… read more »

The unlimited disk space web hosting scam is still alive and running

There are still a lot of webhosting providers out there offering unlimited disk space… But disk space is very costly and there is an underlying media that stores it. It simple to understand that the disk space costs are proprotional to its amount: The more disk space you use, the higher your costs are. Logic… read more »

Happy New Year 2020, and Good Bye Google!

For the start of this decade: it has been decided to remove all of our Google Cloud offers. There is a lot to say, so let’s start! Google Cloud is not user-centric: their Abuse department just deletes data of customers without prior notice (Google Team/Shared Drives). The goal of Google’s Abuse department is precisely to… read more »

VPS horror stories

Story A: Customer thinks he has found an unmetered or unlimited bandwidth VPS offer, however within less than a month: the bad VPS provider closes his account and deletes his data…for “bandwidth abuse”. Story B: Black Friday is great, with many sales everywhere. Customer signs-up and notices that the performance of the VPS are very… read more »

You are going to lose your data one day or another!

It gets easier and easier to create and keep data, but it is always easy to lose data. In fact: some historians believe that this current digital age will make it more difficult to conduct research and find documents because destruction or data loss is so widespread. When you use a traditional hosting company (not… read more »

How to search within the list of already registered domains?

If you are monitoring your trademark or if you want to know which domains are using the word “quantum”: Google is useless. There are a couple of tools for this: With DNSlytics you can search up to a 15 characters word With DNpedia you have access to the full list without limitation By the end… read more »

Happy Birthday!

We are one year old! Happy Birthday! And thank you to all of our customers for this past year of business.

The path to the perfect support

For most people: hosting is not a service, it is a burden. By order of priority, the best hosting: does not require any action from them (no need for support) is cheap is fast This is why we are keeping the human interaction with the customers to a minimum, whether they have a shared hosting… read more »

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