Lambert Labs obtains AWS DevOps Competency: a milestone in cloud excellence

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Lambert Labs is proud to announce that we have obtained the Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency. This milestone in our journey as AWS Advanced Consulting Partners is testament to our commitment towards providing innovative, high-quality solutions to our clients using AWS DevOps practices. With this prestigious status, we further solidify our position as a leading provider of AWS solutions.

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For those new to AWS Competencies, they are granted only to AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. AWS defines the DevOps Competency as recognition for AWS Partners who streamline software delivery by helping businesses adopt practices and technologies for continuous integration, continuous delivery, and infrastructure as code. Achieving the AWS DevOps Competency demonstrates a partner’s expertise in delivering DevOps solutions.

Why the AWS DevOps Competency matters

The AWS DevOps Competency is a recognition of our deep knowledge and expertise in implementing DevOps solutions using AWS infrastructure and services. By achieving this competency, we have demonstrated our ability to help customers transform their software development and delivery processes using AWS and DevOps practices. This achievement is significant for several reasons:

  1. Recognition of expertise: The AWS DevOps Competency is awarded to partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in implementing DevOps solutions on AWS. By achieving this competency, Lambert Labs has proven our ability to deliver effective and efficient DevOps services to our clients.
  2. Customer confidence: As an AWS Advanced Partner with the DevOps Competency, our customers can trust that we have the necessary knowledge and experience to help them succeed in their cloud journey. We have a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget, ensuring customer satisfaction.
  3. Access to AWS resources: Achieving the AWS DevOps Competency provides us with access to a wide range of resources and benefits, including AWS training, technical support, and marketing resources. These benefits enable us to better serve our clients by staying up-to-date with the latest AWS developments and best practices.

How our AWS DevOps Competency benefits your business

By partnering with Lambert Labs, you can take advantage of our AWS DevOps Competency to unlock new potential for your business. Here are some of the ways that our AWS expertise will benefit your organization:

  1. Faster time to market: With our DevOps expertise, we can help you streamline your development and deployment processes, enabling you to bring new features and products to market more quickly. By automating tasks and leveraging AWS infrastructure, we can reduce the time it takes to deploy and scale your applications, allowing you to stay ahead of the competition.
  2. Improved operational efficiency: Implementing DevOps practices using AWS tools and services can significantly improve your organization’s operational efficiency. We can help you optimize your infrastructure, automate repetitive tasks, and implement continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, leading to reduced operational costs and increased productivity.
  3. Enhanced Security and Compliance: Security is a top priority for any business, and our AWS DevOps Competency ensures that we can help you maintain a secure and compliant infrastructure. By leveraging AWS’s robust security features and implementing DevOps best practices, we can help you minimise vulnerabilities, protect sensitive data, and adhere to industry-specific compliance standards.
  4. Scalability and Flexibility: As your business grows, it’s crucial to have scalable and flexible infrastructure that can adapt to your changing needs. Our expertise in AWS and DevOps allows us to design and implement scalable solutions that can grow with your business, ensuring that you have the resources you need when you need them.
  5. Cost Optimization: We understand that managing costs is a critical aspect of any cloud strategy. Our AWS DevOps Competency enables us to help you optimize your AWS infrastructure, ensuring that you are only paying for the resources you use.

Our Journey as AWS Advanced Consulting Partners

As AWS Advanced Consulting Partners, we have a long-standing relationship with AWS. This relationship has enabled us to deliver transformative solutions to our clients using AWS services. Achieving the AWS DevOps Competency further highlights our commitment to staying at the forefront of AWS technologies.

Our team is skilled at leveraging AWS to drive efficiencies and innovation for our clients. We are dedicated to constantly upgrading our knowledge and skills, ensuring that we can meet the rapidly evolving needs of businesses in today’s digital age.

Looking Ahead

In conclusion, achieving the AWS DevOps Competency is a significant milestone for Lambert Labs, but we see this as just the beginning. This recognition propels us forward in our mission to provide top-notch AWS solutions and reaffirms our commitment to our clients’ success.

Our team is incredibly proud of this accomplishment, and we will continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible with AWS. We’re excited to leverage our deepened AWS partnership and to continue to drive forward innovative solutions for our clients.

As we look to the future, we invite businesses looking for skilled, AWS-recognized partners to get in touch. We are ready to help you leverage AWS DevOps best practices to streamline your software delivery process and improve your business outcomes. Achieving the AWS DevOps Competency is a significant step for Lambert Labs, but our journey to cloud excellence continues, and we look forward to sharing that journey with you.

Lambert Labs attains AWS Foundational Technical Review Validation for our AWS Well-Architected Review offering

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At Lambert Labs, we are constantly pursuing advancements in technology and the refinement of our methodologies. Our journey towards continuous improvement led us to become AWS Advanced Consulting Partners, a testament to our capability and expertise. Today, we’re excited to announce another milestone that sets us apart as a leader in cloud services: our AWS Well-Architected Review offering has been validated by an AWS Foundational Technical Review.

Why is this important?

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) validation ensures that our AWS Well-Architected Review adheres to architectural and operational excellence best practices. This is an affirmation of our commitment to providing our clients with only the best, most reliable, and most efficient cloud-based solutions.

Our Journey Towards AWS FTR Validation

Our journey to attain AWS FTR validation was challenging but rewarding. It required us to showcase our expertise in conducting AWS Well-Architected Reviews. We had to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to AWS architectural best practices and show a profound understanding of the six pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework: Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Cost Optimization and Sustainability.

The FTR process involved rigorous checks and tests of our methodologies, processes, and solutions. AWS experts scrutinized our Well-Architected Review offering to ensure we are providing a scalable, resilient, efficient, and secure solution. Their review validated our efforts, and we were given the stamp of AWS Foundational Technical Review validation.

This validation is not just a badge for us; it is proof of our competency and credibility. It shows that we can efficiently manage your workloads in the AWS environment while aligning with your business objectives.

Our AWS Well-Architected Review offering

Our Well-Architected Review offering is a comprehensive service that examines your AWS environments to ensure they’re adhering to the best practices outlined in the AWS Well-Architected Framework. It identifies potential risks and provides mitigation strategies to make your cloud systems more robust, secure, and efficient.

AWS Advanced Consulting Partners like us, who are trained in the Well-Architected Framework, conduct these reviews. By leveraging our expertise and AWS’s comprehensive framework, we can help you optimize your architecture, achieve cost savings, enhance security, and increase performance.

The benefits of an AWS Well-Architected Review

A Well-Architected Review brings numerous benefits to your organization. It helps you understand the state of your AWS architecture, revealing areas of strength and opportunities for improvement. By conducting a review, we can help you:

  1. Improve your architecture’s performance
  2. Enhance its security measures
  3. Optimize costs and resource usage
  4. Increase operational efficiency
  5. Mitigate risks and ensure compliance with industry standards

Why choose Lambert Labs?

Choosing Lambert Labs means selecting a partner with proven expertise and a commitment to excellence. Our AWS Advanced Consulting Partner status and our recent FTR validation attest to our capability and dedication to providing top-tier AWS services.

When you choose us to conduct your AWS Well-Architected Review, you’ll receive a detailed report outlining any high-risk issues and recommendations for improvement, all crafted to align with your unique business objectives. Our consultants will work closely with you to understand your goals and guide you in implementing any necessary changes.

Furthermore, our Well-Architected Partner Program status allows us to apply for AWS usage credits on your behalf to make our AWS Well-Architected Review offering cost neutral. This presents a great opportunity for you to experiment with AWS services and refine your architecture without financial risk.

Get in touch today to find out more.

Lambert Labs obtains Amazon RDS Service Delivery designation

Lambert Labs has obtained the Amazon RDS Service Delivery designation after delivering a wide range of solutions to AWS customers using Amazon RDS. The designation highlights our deep technical knowledge, experience and proven success in delivering solutions using Amazon RDS to AWS customers. The validation is the second Service Delivery designation we have obtained – we qualified for the AWS CloudFormation designation in 2022.

The two case studies that we used as part of our validation were the containerisation of Creative Culture’s AWS infrastructure (including moving a MySQL database to RDS) and the migration of the Worshipful Company of World Traders’ membership portal to AWS (including moving a PostgreSQL database to RDS).

Summaries of the two case studies can be seen on our AWS Partner Solutions Finder Profile, which also displays our new Amazon RDS Delivery practice.

As an Amazon RDS Service Delivery Partner Lambert Labs will works closely with the Amazon RDS team, helping customers with Amazon RDS workloads wherever appropriate.

You can read more about our Amazon RDS offering here.

Lambert Labs becomes an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

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We are thrilled to announce that after two years as an AWS Select Consulting Partner, Lambert Labs has now become an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner. Lambert Labs now manages over 5 AWS organisations, 40 AWS accounts and $60k/month of AWS spend on behalf of it’s clients across Europe and USA.

We met the tier requirements for becoming an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner after launching over 40 client opportunities in the last year, thus bringing in over $15k/month of revenue to AWS. The team at Lambert Labs has also upskilled internally and we now have over 20 AWS certifications across the team.

Our experience with AWS includes:

  • Containerisation of web and API applications and the deployment of these containers to AWS via either AWS Elastic Beanstalk or AWS Elastic Container Service.
  • Database/data warehouse management with AWS RDS, Amazon Document DB and Amazon RedShift.
  • Cost optimisation and the availability of discounts on AWS via our reseller model.
  • Conducting Well-Architected Reviews to ensure client workloads adhere to the AWS Well-Architected Framework as part of the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program.
  • Implementing data engineering stacks including ETL pipelines on AWS.
  • Building CI/CD pipelines using AWS services.

To find out more about Lambert Labs’ work with AWS you can view our profile on the AWS Partner Solutions Finder or read about our involvement with the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program and the AWS Public Sector Partner Program. Alternatively, please get in touch.

Lambert Labs obtains AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery designation

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Lambert Labs have featured in the AWS Blog after becoming an AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery Partner.

The AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery designation was awarded to Lambert Labs after we demonstrated expertise using AWS CloudFormation by submitted several customer case studies to the AWS CloudFormation team. The AWS CloudFormation team liked what they saw and the rest is history!

Lambert Labs uses AWS CloudFormation to automate the provisioning of AWS services for our clients. Reusing CloudFormation templates allows us iterate quickly and reliably.

As an AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery Partner Lambert Labs will now work closely with the AWS CloudFormation team, helping AWS end customers with Infrastructure as Code projects wherever possible.

If you are interested in finding out a little more about what Lambert Labs can offer as an AWS Select Partner, please feel free to read about our AWS Consulting Services or our AWS Well-Architected Framework reviews.

Lambert Labs renews AWS Select Partner status

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After meeting stringent requirements, Lambert Labs has renewed AWS Select Partner Status for the third year running.

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Next year Lambert Labs will be aiming to take part in the AWS Think Big For Small Business Program and become an AWS Advanced Partner too.

If you would like to find out more about the services that Lambert Labs can offer, please feel free to read about our AWS Consulting Services and our AWS Well-Architected Framework reviews.

Our 5th Birthday


Lambert Labs celebrated its fifth birthday on 5th April 2022. Happy Birthday to us!

On day 1 of the company we were a 1 person bootstrapped company with no clients. Since then, we have taken huge strides and now:

  • Have a brilliant team of 9.
  • Work from a lovely office in Earl’s Court, West London.
  • Bill anywhere between 8 and 12 clients on a monthly basis, with the clients distributed across the UK, USA and Australia.
  • Are partners with AWS, GCP and Azure and are particularly active within the AWS partner program.

Onwards and upwards!

Lambert Labs becomes a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) reseller

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Lambert Labs is now an authorised GCP reseller. As part of our partnership with GCP we get a discount when buying services from GCP via our distributor Ingram Micro. We then pass on some of this discount to our end customers.

If you would like to speak to us about our GCP reseller offering then please feel free to get in touch.

We are also an AWS reseller. If you would like to find out more about our AWS services, feel free to read about our AWS Consulting Services and our AWS Well-Architected Framework Reviews.

Concurrency in Go – #23

Welcome to Learning at Lambert Labs session #23. This week, Tom discusses how to write concurrent code in Go (also known as Golang), giving examples of various language features such as goroutines, channels and mutexes, and points out some common pitfalls to avoid when using these tools.

In today’s Learning session:

  • An overview of the Go programming language
  • An introduction to concurrent programming
  • How to write concurrent programs in Go

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Automatically generating SQLAlchemy modelsβ€Š-β€Š#22

Welcome to Learning at Lambert Labs session #22. This week, Millie discusses issues with the Object Relational Mapper framework SQLAlchemy, and how these problems can be resolved using sqlacodegen and Alembic.

In today’s Learning session:

  • Why the traditional ORM/DB model can cause problems
  • Using Alembic to automatically generate migrations based on models in the application code
  • Using sqlacodegen to automatically generate models based on the database schema

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