AWSLambda

How to Save up to 50% on Your Non-Production EC2 Instances Using Lambda and Resource Tagging

Introduction

In this article we will describe the use case for AWS Lambda that allows you to manage your Amazon EC2 instances in a more intelligent way and save some money.

Before we begin

In case you’re using Amazon Web Services to run a development or testing environment in addition to your high-availability production instances, you can benefit from using only what you need and when you need it. Why should you pay for an instance running for 24 hours when you need it during 8 business hours only.

One of the options is to manually monitor your environment and shut down instances that aren't used, but it's better to automate the process. You can use AWS Lambda combined with proper resource tagging to achieve that. Here is how.

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Introducing CloudBerry Drive 2.2.1 with new enhancements

We are pleased to announce a new version of CloudBerry Drive which features the following changes:

  • Support of AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) region
  • Support of AWS Standard-IA storage class
  • Support of Azure China

Let us explore them in more detail!

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CloudBerry Explorer supports AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

This post applies to CloudBerry S3 Explorer 4.5 and later.
Following the AWS announcement on AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region support, CloudBerry Lab team is working on adding new region support into the products. The newer version of CloudBerry Explorer 4.5 already supports the new region. CloudBerry Backup and all the rest are coming soon.

CloudBerry Backup for Mac OS Now Supports OpenStack Storage

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for Mac 1.5 and later.

We are glad to announce that the latest release of CloudBerry Backup for Mac supports OpenStack storage! You can now securely back up your data to any OpenStack storage like IBM Softlayer, Oracle Cloud, Rackspace and others.

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CloudBerry Backup for Linux Now Supports OpenStack Storage

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for Linux 1.5 and later.

We are glad to announce that the latest release of CloudBerry Backup for Linux supports OpenStack storage! You can now securely back up your data to any OpenStack storage like IBM Softlayer, Oracle Cloud, Rackspace and others.

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How to Use CloudBerry Explorer for OpenStack Freeware with OVH Cloud Storage

This article refers to CloudBerry Explorer for OpenStack 1.6 and later.

Create the Horizon user in your OVH administrator account

OVH Object Storage makes data storage easy. Via CloudBerry Explorer for Openstack, you can upload to OVH Cloud Storage or delete from it all file types, or objects, in one or several containers.  You and your customers can directly access your objects via simple http(s) requests via a public or secure URL, whatever their number and size. Continue reading

Intoroducing CloudBerry Backup 4.7.1

Shortly before Christmas we are excited to announce a new small release of CloudBerry Backup v4.7.1. It comes with a number of enhacements like:

  • New storage provider: NetApp object storage
  • Ability to create and run MS SQL Server restore plan in CLI
  • Ability to create a bootable flash or ISO in CLI

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Getting Started with CloudBerry Backup for Synology

CloudBerry Backup for Synology helps you automate data backup to various cloud storage providers such as Amazon S3 or Windows Azure directly from Synology. By integrating with the Synology management interface it provides seamless experience for Synology users.

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Getting Started with CloudBerry Backup for QNAP

CloudBerry Backup for QNAP helps you automate data backup to various cloud storage providers such as Amazon S3 or Windows Azure directly from QNAP. By integrating with the QNAP management interface it provides seamless experience for QNAP users.

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