AWS

AWS STS:AssumeRole vs Federation

Introduction AssumeRole and Federation are two widely used approaches provided by AWS to facilitate authorization of cloud resources via Identity Management System (IDMS). In this post, we will describe the Federation and AssumeRole approaches and their integration. We will also see how they are different, and finally, conclude which one serves better. FEDERATED USERS Federated Users(external identities) are users you manage outside of AWS for Continue Reading

Running jmx2graphite as a java agent to push the JMX metrics into Graphite

In my previous blog, we discussed how to monitor a Kafka stream application using Grafana and Graphite. In this solution, we used jmx2graphite as a metrics exporter which takes the metrics from the Jolokia URL where Jolokia exposes the JMX metrics and pushes those metrics to Graphite. But, there is a problem with this solution that we need to deploy one jmx2graphite per service. So Continue Reading

How to create a bucket on Amazon S3 and getting security credential keys?

Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. This blog describes : how you can create buckets on S3, getting credential keys, where should you keep your credential keys. CREATION OF BUCKET First of all, you need to sign up in aws S3 after that Continue Reading

Automating Infrastructure on AWS Using Terraform

In this blog, I am going to showcase how to create an infrastructure on AWS using Terraform.  Let’s have a brief introduction of Terraform before jumping to the particular use-case. What is Terraform? Terraform is an infrastructure provisioning tool created by Hashicorp. It allows you to describe your infrastructure as code, creates execution plans that outline exactly what will happen when you run your code, builds Continue Reading

DEPLOYING A PLAY APPLICATION(SCALA) WITH ANSIBLE ON AWS

In this blog, I will be demonstrating how to create an AWS instance and how to deploy your play application on that AWS instance using Ansible. First let’s see how to make an AWS instance:- Login to AWS console Click on launch instance on top and select the free instance Select the machine which you want to set up. Click on Configure Instance Details -> Continue Reading

DynamoDB Core Components

Amazon DynamoDB: Core Components

  DynamoDB is a part of Amazon Web Services. It is a NoSQL database, which supports key-value and document data structures. In this blog, we will be discussing Core components of DynamoDb. Features of DynamoDb: It is a fully managed NoSQL database. It can store & retrieve any amount of data, and can serve any amount of traffic. To maintain fast performance, it distributes data Continue Reading

Distributed Transactions and Saga Patterns

In a Knolx session organized by Knoldus, we discussed the idea of following Saga Patterns. For that to be more accessible, I’d like to share the session with the help of this blog. Service-oriented architecture has given us enough advantages to be a predominant architecture in our Industry, but it can’t be all sunshine and rainbows. There are use cases where monoliths are not only Continue Reading

Create AWS Lambda with ease

Hi readers, this is my second blog on AWS lambda, I covered the basics in my previous blogs. Now we will focus on the implementation part. Before starting, please keep a check on these things: Prerequisite Setup your AWS account, click here  Understanding what AWS Lambda is? click here All set let’s start.

Amazon ES – Secure your cluster from anonymous users! #2

In the previous blog, we have learned how to create a domain on Amazon ES and also how to create an index using Curl on the cluster. Now, let’s just look how we can control access to Amazon ES Domain. One of the key benefits of using Amazon ES is that you can utilize AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to control access to your Continue Reading

Amazon ES – setting up the cluster! #1

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud services platform, providing compute power, database storage, content delivery, security options and other functionality to allow businesses to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability. Amazon Elasticsearch is one of the services provided by AWS. Amazon ES Amazon Elasticsearch Service, also called Amazon ES, is a managed service that makes it easy to create a domain, Continue Reading

Unveiling The Mystery Of Serverless

In this blog, we will explore about Serverless and why it is trending so much? Serverless, is itself a self-explanatory word, means there are no servers. But, is it really true? No, it is not. Serverless does not mean the absence of servers. There are servers actually, it’s just that we don’t have to manage them. All the infrastructure is provided by companies like AWS, Google, Azure Continue Reading

Introduction to AWS Step Function

Step Function is state-machine based workflow coordination as a service provided by AWS. AWS provides a straightforward way for application developers to create an execution workflow to coordinate the use of multiple AWS Lambda or Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) components in distributed applications running on the cloud. Before digging into AWS Step function, let’s take an example. You want to send an automated verification message to the new user Continue Reading

Terraform: Enabling developer to create and manage deployment through code

In this blog post, We will walk you through Terraform which is a tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Terraform enables the developers to properly manage the infrastructure through code. The set of files used to describe infrastructure in Terraform is simply known as a Terraform configuration. These files have extension .tf. Configuration files describe to Terraform the components needed to Continue Reading

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