CloudFormation Shared Components by Patrick Marques

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CloudFormation is the AWS native way of describing Infrastructure as Code, it is a simple and easy way to deploy almost all types of resources while AWS takes care of their lifecycle. For example, we can easily create, delete or update an EC2 instance by changing properties in a CloudFormation template. Unfortunately, in some circumstances, […]

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Takeaways from Cloud Solutions 2020 Conference

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Procuring Cloud Solutions in the Public Sector In 2019 the NHS Shared Business Services Cloud Solutions Framework was officially launched. You might ask, why another framework? Put simply it’s to provide the most straight-forward, OJEU compliant route for the NHS and the wider public sector to purchase cloud solutions.  Following a rigorous exercise to evaluate […]

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The Honest Engineer: What you don’t know by George Cairns

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Why transferring knowledge is easy, but transferring insight is hard. Acquiring Insight. Story Time: One way that AL engineers demonstrate the insight we’ve gained through experience is when we realise that an old technical solution might work in a new context. As an 18 year old nerd from Bolton, in 1998 I got my first […]

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AL Python Meetup by Martyn Pratt

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The Python meetup gang I love Python. It is easily my favourite programming language, so I decided to organise a meetup to teach and have a play with it along with some of my AL colleagues. Python is an interpreted programming language that comes bundled with almost all modern Unix-like operating systems (Mac OS, Linux […]

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The Women Of The DevOps Academy: On Inclusivity At AL

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In 2018 Automation Logic won Best Workplace For Women in the Small Business category of Great Places To Work as well as the third Best Workplace in the UK overall.  We know how important it is to have a truly inclusive workforce and we are always on the look-out for new ways to broaden the […]

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Work experience at AL

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During July we had high school student, Ella Gibson in the office for a week to learn more about what business roles may interest her in the future. Ella spent a large portion of her time with the marketing team, but also met with the Business Development Team, the Talent Acquisition Team, and the Head […]

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Life at AL: From a Senior Engineer

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Senior Consulting Engineer Matt Peperell has been with Automation Logic just shy of 4 years. He started as a consulting engineer and, as one of the early members of the AL team, he helped shape the company and the career progression that comes with the roles.  Matt has seen more of AL life than most […]

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Growing Sustainably

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The AL team has grown continually over the past few years with us now having one of the largest permanent team of DevOps Engineers in the UK. We’ve chosen to grow sustainably to maintain our culture as a people-first business and remain focused on delivering exceptional service to each and every one of our clients. […]

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Life at AL: From a Delivery Manager

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The delivery manager. Part Project Manager, part Agile Coach, part Scrum Master, we could go on. Our Delivery Managers have such a wide set of skills to be able to work with our UK enterprise clients. So how do we attract them? And how do we create a working environment that allows them to best […]

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Life at AL: From a Consulting Engineer

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It’s common knowledge that there is an industry-wide struggle in hiring great DevOps Engineers. We pride ourselves on having some of the top experts in the industry, and this blog series aims to get to know some of our engineers and highlight how we create an environment to not only attract top talent but also […]

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