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Author:
Stewart Harper
About FME    |    October 26, 2016    |    By Stewart Harper

FME Cloud Myths Debunked

Over the years I have had many fantastic conversations with clients on moving their data and workflows up to the cloud.  There are however are few misconceptions that I continually run into. Here are the top myths I run into. The cloud is less secure than our on-premises deployment, so we can’t move our workflows […]

FME
Author:
Stewart Harper
About FME    |    May 29, 2016    |    By Stewart Harper

Monitoring your FME Cloud infrastructure with custom alerts

Ensuring your infrastructure is running as expected at all times is not trivial, but it is extremely important. Infrastructure monitoring is at the heart of any stable and functional service, and that is why we have prioritized adding it to FME Cloud. FME Cloud is the hosted version of FME Server and one of its […]

USER
Author:
Tiana Warner
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 […]

DATA
Author:
Stewart Harper
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 […]

FME
Author:
Tiana Warner
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 […]

FME
Author:
Claude Vessaz
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 […]

FME
Author:
Tiana Warner
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 […]

FME
Author:
Stewart Harper
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 […]

FME
Author:
Stewart Harper
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. […]

FME
Author:
Stewart Harper
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 […]