This blogpost will cover how to connect a standalone Virtual Private Server (VPS) running Linux (specifically Debian) to AWS’ Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) using a site-to-site VPN with Static Routing.

This blogpost is relevant for those who find themselves having to integrate their AWS infrastructure with external sites where they…


Hepta Analytics is proud to announce that we have attained Silver Status within the Microsoft Partner Network!

Hepta Analytics Microsoft Silver Partner

This achievement means that we have demonstrated our proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in one or more specialized areas of business (namely Cloud Platform and, in future, Data Analytics and Security). Microsoft…


It’s not often that we write about Hepta Analytics, the company. And so, for the last blog post of the year, I thought I’d share a little about how we did in our first full calendar year in operation. Here is the biggest news from Hepta in 2019:

Service Business

We managed…


This blog post will walk you through the process of setting up Master to Master database replication between an AWS Relation Database Service (RDS) MySQL server and an Ubuntu host running MySQL via the AWS Database Migration Service.


The third and final part of this series will share lessons learnt from the migration experience with comparisons from other cloud platforms.

Lesson 1

Automated migration tools work but should not be trusted entirely — especially for legacy applications.

As discussed in Part I, we attempted to use both the application migration…


Hepta Analytics recently completed a successful migration project of a Microsoft application stack to Microsoft Azure. By “Microsoft application stack”, I am referring to ASP.NET and Classic ASP applications running on Microsoft IIS which connect to a Microsoft SQL database all on top of a Windows Server operating system. …


In my first blog post, I discussed Connecting a Linux Server/VPS to AWS’ Secure Virtual Private Cloud. This post will discuss adding more hosts to the same VPC network to accommodate multiple offices, for example. The new steps are very few but not very well documented online hence the post.


On the 4th of April 2018, three members from Hepta Analytics formed a team to participate in the 24 hour Facebook/CMU-Africa Cybersecurity hackathon held at the Marriot Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. 36 hours later, having not slept after hacking away all night, Yvonne, Rahab and I emerged winners of the…


With the many benefits that the cloud offers these days, you may find yourself in a situation where you want to extend your local infrastructure to AWS to take advantage of some of those benefits. These include the Relational Database Service (for easy database management), auto-scaling groups to handle increased…

Emmanuel Chebukati

Co-Founder and Cloud Security Engineer at Hepta Analytics

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