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About FME About Our Customers    |   May 11, 2016   |   By Tiana Warner

How to Build a Data Downloader with Leaflet and FME Cloud

Today we welcome guest blogger James Rutter to share how Surrey Heath Borough Council built a custom data downloader service. Surrey Heath already used FME Desktop for their workflows and wanted to improve their infrastructure by leveraging the cloud. This is a great example of what our users are accomplishing with FME Cloud. Plus if you’re interested […]

Author:
Tiana Warner
DATA
About Data    |   May 4, 2016   |   By Stewart Harper

How to Move Data in the Cloud with APIs

It is now a case of ‘survival of the fittest’ for web services. APIs give you the ability to migrate data and build integrated systems so you can take advantage of services with new functionality or lower costs. This flexibility keeps cloud companies on their toes, and means you can use the best services for your […]

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Stewart Harper
FME
About FME    |   April 26, 2016   |   By Tiana Warner

FME 2016.1 Launch: It’s Awesome.

FME 2016.1 is here! Download now. Each FME release, we compile a “What’s Great” doc with all the technical details of what’s new. When I had a look at the list this time around, I was amazed. What is great in FME 2016.1? Everything. In fact, I’ll steal a note from the LEGO movie and say […]

Author:
Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   February 26, 2016   |   By Claude Vessaz

FME Cloud: Five Steps for Improving Your Account Security

2.5 years ago we launched FME Cloud as a private beta. Since then we have come a long way – we’re out of beta – and we have seen a wide range of customer scenarios, e.g. supporting cloud-based open data solutions, powering an open data store and processing 3D data. As more production environments are […]

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Claude Vessaz
FME
About FME    |   January 19, 2016   |   By Tiana Warner

FME 2016 Launch: 7 Things To Be Excited About

I’ll never forget my first few months at Safe Software. For multiple reasons, I knew I’d found the perfect job — not least of which was the interesting group of coworkers. The FME 2009 release happened shortly after I started, and the staff gathered in the lounge we call “Down Under” to celebrate everything the […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   January 12, 2016   |   By Stewart Harper

Instance scheduling added to FME Cloud

Rather than running the instance constantly, the new scheduling tools on FME Cloud allow you to schedule instances to run for a defined period of time. Yes we want to help you save money! Just to recap, FME Cloud is the hosted version of FME Server and it allows you to access the power of FME […]

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Stewart Harper
FME
About FME    |   November 6, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

Behind the scenes FME Cloud: Monitoring and maintaining the infrastructure

In last week’s blog post, we looked at how FME Cloud was architected and the services we used to build it. In this post, we will look at how the automated billing works and the automation we have in place to help us secure and maintain our infrastructure. I’ll share some tips based on what we have learned. […]

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Stewart Harper
FME
About FME    |   October 27, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

Behind the scenes FME Cloud: Overview and Architecture

Software vendors worldwide are turning their enterprise web applications into Platform as a Service (PaaS) products to provide their customers with the benefits of cloud infrastructure. FME Cloud, Safe Software’s PaaS, enables our clients to take advantage of our enterprise data transformation solution, FME Server, without the costs of hardware. This two-part blog series dives […]

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Stewart Harper
FME
About FME    |   October 5, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

Static IP addresses available on FME Cloud

We have added support to FME Cloud, to allow you to assign static IP addresses to your FME Cloud instance. Previously on FME Cloud, every time the instance was paused it was assigned a new IP address. This was problematic, as IP addresses are a good way to securely integrate on-premises and cloud infrastructure and if […]

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Stewart Harper
FME
About FME    |   July 30, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

How to Load Data into AWS Aurora

AWS Aurora was made generally available this week. Aurora is an exciting piece of technology—the RDBMS effectively re-engineered from the ground up—providing exceptional performance for high-traffic databases at a comparatively low cost. Read more about it on the AWS blog. Below we’ll focus on how to migrate your existing data into Aurora. Amazon has some documentation for migrating an existing MySQL […]

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Stewart Harper