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The 729 Solutions Blog is a place for us to showcase our unique approach to engineering, UI/UX design, our awesome partnerships with other companies and the voices of our growing team.

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Fifteen Common Problems Your Website May Contain

By Bob Tait | Mar 16, 2020 | AWS, Design, Web Design Consulting

There are several pitfalls that can hinder your website success. Our web designer Bob shares some of the most common design mistakes he sees across the web. Poor website performance can cause potential customers to bail out before they reach your sales pitch. Missing information can disrupt your sales funnel, and critical errors in your… Continue reading Fifteen Common Problems Your Website May Contain

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Amazon Polly will change the way customers interact with you, for the better!

By Allegra Medina-Smith | Jun 20, 2019 | AWS, Partnerships

Amazon Polly Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech, allowing you to create applications that talk and build entirely new categories of speech-enabled products. Text to speech (TTS) is a form of speech synthesis that converts written text into a spoken-voice output, giving a voice to a device or application. Amazon’s… Continue reading Amazon Polly will change the way customers interact with you, for the better!

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Monitor and Manage your applications better with Amazon CloudWatch

By Allegra Medina-Smith | May 9, 2019 | AWS, Partnerships

Do you need more transparency into your applications and systems? Amazon CloudWatch is a service built for developers, system operators, site reliability engineers (SRE), and IT managers that monitors and manages your cloud. CloudWatch gives users insight into relevant data and actionable items to assist in monitoring applications, understanding and responding to system-wide performance changes—while… Continue reading Monitor and Manage your applications better with Amazon CloudWatch

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Why is AWS CloudFormation So Great for Development Teams?

By Allegra Medina-Smith | Apr 22, 2019 | AWS, Partnerships

It’s time to support all of your AWS resources together in one place Does your development team use many different AWS tools in tandem or perhaps your team just loves the flexibility that AWS gives you between the building and deploying software. If you are already an AWS lover or your team is looking for… Continue reading Why is AWS CloudFormation So Great for Development Teams?

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How to Build and Deploy Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker

By Allegra Medina-Smith | Mar 21, 2019 | AWS, Partnerships

Machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence, is becoming an important addition for many companies. It is the study of algorithms and statistical models that computers use to perform specific tasks without needing prior instructions, relying on models and inference instead. This type of technology is commonly being used to help companies work more efficiently… Continue reading How to Build and Deploy Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker

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AWS Case Study

By Allegra Medina-Smith | Sep 24, 2018 | AWS, Partnerships

From time to time we come across a website that seems to crash at every turn. Recently we worked with a company that was experiencing exactly this problem over and over again. From a user perspective, their site ran extremely slow, with pages taking over 3 seconds to load or seemingly never loading. Sometimes the login… Continue reading AWS Case Study

What is Amazon EC2?

What is Amazon EC2?

By Allegra Medina | Apr 12, 2018 | AWS, Partnerships

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. This means that users can rent virtual computers on which they can run their own computer applications and no matter how your computing requirements change over time, EC2 has the capacity for quick scalability allowing you to obtain and boot up… Continue reading What is Amazon EC2?

What is Amazon S3?

What is Amazon S3?

By Allegra Medina | Apr 5, 2018 | AWS, Partnerships

Amazon S3 is object storage. its purpose is to retain and recover any amount of data from anywhere. This data includes things like websites, mobile apps, and corporate applications to mention a few. S3 was built to be durable and AWS thoroughly understands stringent regulatory requirements allowing them to have the most comprehensive security and… Continue reading What is Amazon S3?

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AWS Lambda

By Allegra Medina-Smith | Jan 4, 2018 | AWS, Partnerships

Lambda – A 729 Solutions Favorite AWS Lambda is a favorite service of ours here at 729 Solutions. From the approach of paying for only what you use to the ability to run and scale your code – Lambda’s got it all. A Little About Lambda The Lambda web page boasts their benefits as severless… Continue reading AWS Lambda

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By James Loren | Dec 2, 2017 | AWS, Design, Partnerships

GIFs as Communication Being a company whose employees are scattered throughout the world, we find ourselves here at 729 Solutions frequently using GIFs to express our emotions, hammer in the point of our message, and just bring a little fun into our workday. You’ll frequently find our team dropping Chuck Norris memes and tiny bits… Continue reading GIPHY & AWS


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