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What the hack is LARA?

LARA is designed to help companies build an infrastructure for hosting their services quickly & reliably, according to AWS best practices and based on open source

An unmatched set
of building blocks

Ready made, battle tested and proven building blocks for rapid set up of well architected infrastructure.

Easily expandable according to your growing needs
Based on best practices to ensure long-lasting value
Only takes days instead of months of custom work
Cheaper to build and cost-efficient to operate
Get the full codebase don’t be locked in or dependent on us
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LARA building blocks

All of the componentes mentioned below are defined using Infrastructure as Code, allowing for further customization and reusability in different environments.

lara overview (.pdf)

AWS Organization and access management

Centrally govern your all environments, manage access rights, permissions and policies.

VPC and related services

Network foundation, app and edge networking, hybrid connectivity and security.

Kubernetes

Operate kubernetes on your own infrastructure, experience ultimate scaling and cost savings.

Observability

Grafana, Loki, Thanos, Tempo, Opensearch, Elastic. You name it, we have it.

Databases & Storage

Choose from plenty of purpose-built database engines to achieve the best efficiency.

Messaging & Streaming

Managed services for messaging and streaming for modern application architecture.

Security & Compliance

Workload isolation, access policies, data governance, security scans.

Advanced Networking

Enable service mesh, connect 3rd parties or on-prem sites and allow world-wide content delivery.

Continuous Deployment

Provide your team with GitOps based workflows supporting advanced deployment methods.

Your Cloud Journey

Becoming cloud native might seem like an intimidating task, but don’t despair, we’re here to guide you through the entire process of your cloud journey.

Migration
Optimization
Kickstart
Migrating an existing solution to the cloud.
30 minutes

Consultation

Chemistry check intro call to discuss your solution and current infrastructure, challenges and reasons for migration, along with benefits and pitfalls of the cloud. Get to know us and similar stories to your use case!

1-2 weeks

Assessment

Now, our tech experts will join and dive deep into your systems andservices. We’ll evaluate your cloud readiness, prepare a roadmap to overcome potential blockers & prepare the actual target infra definition.

2-3 months

Implementation

Here come three project phases: starting with expert consulting while you make your solution cloud ready, deploying the target infrastructure & onboarding the application and services to the new environment.

You decide

Support

Discussing the level of support & services after a successful migration. We can manage & operate, be an expert 3rd line support with defined SLA or transfer everything to your internal team. Your choice.

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Optimization of an existing cloud solution.
30 minutes

Consultation

Chemistry check intro call to discuss your existing cloud infra and challenges, potential improvements & optimization strategies. Get to know how we improved infras and saved money for similar companies.

1-2 Weeks

Assessment

Now, our tech experts will join and dive deep into your systems and services. We’ll evaluate and challenge the status quo, propose solutions and design improvements for your cloud to run as optimally as possible.

1-2 months

Implementation

Optimization projects are custom & tailored depending on your requirements and expectations. We can assist your team, add to a current implementation or prepare an entire next generation infra.

You decide

Support

Discussing the level of support & services after a successful optimization. We can manage & operate, be an expert 3rd line support with defined SLA or transfer everything to your internal team. Your choice.

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Building a new cloud from scratch.
30 minutes

Consultation

Chemistry check intro call to discuss your project and plans, current & future challenges, benefits and pitfalls of the cloud. Get to know stories of similar companies that used our cloud kickstart program.

1-2 Weeks

Assessment

Now, our tech experts will join and dive deep into your systems, services & plans. We’ll prepare a cloud journey roadmap tailored to your project, so you get an optimal cloud infra quickly and cost-efficiently.

2-6 weeks

Implementation

During the cloud kickstart program we deploy the target infrastructure, help you set up the DevOps and then assist or participate in the application onboarding process.

You decide

Support

Discussing the level of support & services after a successful cloud kickstart. We can manage & operate, be an expert 3rd line support with defined SLA or transfer everything to your internal team, depending on your situation.

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We understand

your needs

During the cloud journey, you might find yourself asking the following questions. You name it, we have an answer for it.

Today
12:20

I want an optimal cloud infrastructure that will scale with my needs, get it done quickly and cost-efficiently 👋🏻.

12:22

OK, 80-90% of your needs are covered by LARA and we will implement and tailor the rest, all cheaper than internal devops or T&M outsourcing with an uncertain result.

12:23

I need an expert to identify bottlenecks blocking me from going to the cloud.

12:24

Right, we deep-dive into individual services and assess their cloud readiness. Besides being cloud exprets, we are developers by heart, so understanding app architecture is our bread & butter.

12:25

So, how do I redesign my services to be cloud-ready with limited cloud expertise in my team?

12:26

We will guide you, prepare a roadmap together with your teams and provide ongoing support and expert consultancy.

12:27

Yeah, but the devil’s in the details. I need to roll out changes quickly by automating the deployment process, eliminate downtime and minimize the number of unnecessary errors.

12:28

Right, we will set-up tailored CI/CD automation and implement advanced deployment strategies such as canary or blue-green.

12:29

Cool, what about seeing the health of all my services and being able to investigate issues with ease?

12:31

Our sweet spot - an ultimate observability stack with a global view of application and infrastructure health with the ability to deep-dive. Grafana, Thanos, Loki, ElasticSearch, Tempo, you name it, we have it.

12:32

Ok, now, all jokes aside. I need to comply with regulations specific to my domain, can you help ?

12:34

Sure, data governance, GDPR or security regulations, we make sure your solution is compliant. On the infrastructure side and advising the applications team too.

12:35

I need to sleep well, so how do you make my system as safe as possible in the cloud?

12:37

Encryption, automatic vulnerability scans and proper access policies. We make sure everything is as secure as possible with little overhead.

12:39

Ok, I need a bang for the buck in terms of the cloud bill.

12:40

Our Kubernetes environments utilize Spot instances saving 60% of the cost. Plus reserves instances, saving plans, free credits and other accelerators offered by AWS, Azure and GCP.

12:41

Let’s do it! 🚀

With us, you save money...

Align costs with your actual needs.

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Quick intro to what we’re all about, answering questions and drafting a roadmap of your cloud journey. All within 30 minutes.

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