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Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Services Providers (2018, 2017)


What are Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers? Public cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) delivers compute, storage and network resources in a self-service, highly automated fashion. The leading public cloud IaaS providers also offer platform as a service (PaaS) capabilities and other cloud software infrastructure services as part of an integrated IaaS+PaaS offering This Gartner magic quadrant report analyzed…

Launch and Access Amazon AWS EC2 Instances


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Millions of users are currently leveraging AWS cloud products and solutions to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability. In this post, I recorded all steps regarding how to launch a free…

Creat AWS Diagrams Online


I was looking for some online tools to create impressive AWS diagram for my learning process. Most of online diagram websites provide certain free usages. Here are some websites I found useful to me.   1. AWS 3D Diagram from It is quite impressive when I started to make my first diagram. Limit grid size is a big pain…

Building a 3S (Scalable, Stable and Secure) AWS Test Environment – Part 1


Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide June 2017.  According to Gartner, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has became as the undisputed leading cloud provider in the world. AWS is rated “the most mature, enterprise-ready provider, with the deepest capabilities for governing a large number of users and resources.” Gartner says it can satisfy the cool kids who want…

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (Worldwide) (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012…)


In the context of this Magic Quadrant, cloud compute IaaS (hereafter referred to simply as “cloud IaaS” or “IaaS”) is defined as a standardized, highly automated offering, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are owned by a service provider and offered to the customer on demand. The resources are scalable and elastic in near real time, and…