Mohammed Abubakar

Mohammed Abubakar

Mohammed Abubakar is the founder of AltoStack. He has worked with multiple enterprise organisations on DevOps transformation and is a hands on DevOps engineer with expertise in cloud and automation.

Establishing A Business Case For DevOps

It’s safe to say that DevOps is what drives innovation, efficiency and, ultimately, ROI as traditional IT no longer becomes fit for purpose and the...

Making Terraform Smarter

Terraform is an excellent tool for defining infrastructure as code to increase productivity and transparency. Terraform enables you to safely and predictably...

Achieving Consulting Partner Status With AWS

We are delighted to inform you that we have achieved Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN). The accreditation...

Docker: A Valuable Tool

Docker has been one of the most talked-about technologies of 2016 and for a good reason. Docker’s adoption rate is continuously increasing as it’s developed...

Outsource DevOps: Its The Smart Move

Why outsource one of the most important component (operations) of your business when you can simply place a call to your HR department or your favourite...

AWS CloudFormation Tooling

Every user of AWS CloudFormation, will agree that it is an impressive tool but can be very cumbersome to work with. Amazon has continually released...

Serverless At AltoStack

At AltoStack we spend most of our time managing the infrastructure of our clients ensuring smooth operation and high availability of their infrastructure...

AWS Tips For Startups

This post highlights tips to help startups make use of AWS as they grow. These are things that startups should do from day 1 that will eliminate some...

Terraform 101

This will be Part 1 out of 2 of the Terraform primer series.

Terraform is fairly easy to pickup and make sense of mostly due to the comprehensive and...

DevOps: An AltoStack Perspective

DevOps; Apart from being a buzzword, what really is it?. DevOps isn’t a real product. It doesn’t come in a shiny box and you certainly can’t buy it...

Ways To Save On AWS Costs

Majority of AWS costs in one way or the other come from EC2, the core component of it’s Compute offering. We’ve helped companies shave thousands of...

Configuration Management Done 4 Ways

It’s extremely important to know your destination and the best route to get there. This applies perfectly to configuring distributed computer system...

Ansible 102

This will be Part 2 out of 2 of the Ansible primer series.

Having covered the basics in Part 1, we can now move on to more advanced aspects of Ansible...

Ansible 101

This will be Part 1 out of 2 of the Ansible primer series.

We love Ansible at AltoStack. The learning curve is very gradual and you can get value for...