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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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About FME    |   May 21, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

How to Upload Big Data to the Cloud

FME Cloud has been live for over 18 months now, and one of the biggest hurdles customers face is moving their datasets into the cloud—particularly if they are large. Below are the three main data upload challenges we see. Most scenarios we’ve seen involve loading data up to Amazon Web Services (AWS), since FME Cloud runs on AWS, […]

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Stewart Harper
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About FME About Our Customers    |   April 8, 2015   |   By Tiana Warner

Recap: FME World Tour 2015 Kick-Off Day

The FME World Tour 2015 kicked off today in beautiful Vancouver, BC. About 100 people attended the event in person, and FME users across the globe tuned in to the morning’s online broadcast. Over the coming weeks, Safers will be on the road visiting 60+ cities and meeting thousands of FME users worldwide. Below is an overview […]

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Tiana Warner
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About FME    |   March 31, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

New Australia Region Available in FME Cloud

We are pleased to announce you can now launch FME Cloud instances in Sydney, Australia. This is in addition to the USA and EU regions we already support. Despite higher AWS costs in the AWS Pacific (Sydney) region, features and pricing remain identical in all regions as we are absorbing the difference. There are significant performance […]

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Stewart Harper
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About FME    |   March 3, 2015   |   By Stewart Harper

New Frankfurt Region Available in FME Cloud

We are pleased to announce you can now launch FME Cloud instances in Frankfurt, Germany. This is in addition to the Virginia, USA region we already support. Features and pricing are identical in both regions. Support for FME Cloud in Europe was a heavily requested feature. Let’s look at why you should care about the region in which […]

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Stewart Harper