My Personal Cloud Journey

Cloud before there was Cloud…. I was very fortunate to be part of a start-up company that was born in Melbourne Australia in the early 2000’s (if I remember they started in 1999).  This company was leading edge, as they had rightfully predicted that the internet will be the future of business access to information.  […]

Cloud Governance and Compliance on AWS with Code

How AWS Control Tower customisation can assist in automating cloud infrastructure governance? Technology is the bedrock for almost every single industry out there. With that in mind, technology (specifically cloud based platforms) goes through a high rate of innovation and fast-paced evolution. The challenge these days is to deliver constant improvements while providing bedrock-like stability. […]

Migrating Relational Data into an Amazon S3 Data Lake

The concept of a data lake is not new, but with the proliferation and adoption of cloud providers the capacity for many companies to adopt the model has exploded. A data lake is a centralised store for all kinds of business data: unstructured – images, videos, PDFs, Word documents semi-structured – JSON, XML, spreadsheets structured – CSVs, RDBMS […]