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The Rise Of Scanamo: Async Access For DynamoDB In Scala

Scanamo is a library to use DynamoDB with Scala in a simpler manner with less error-prone code. Now the question is  “Why should anyone use it?” The answer is very simple. As DynamoDB clients provided by AWS are not available in Scala DSL. So there are a number of libraries available for DynamoDB to write your queries in Scala. But what makes Scanamo different from other Continue Reading

Dealing With Deltas In Amazon Redshift

Hi, In this blog I would like to discuss a scenario of implementation of Deltas in Amazon Redshift using spark-redshift. Prior to that I would like to make you aware of Amazon Redshift, spark-redshift library and integration of Spark with Redshift. It is assumed that you have a fair knowledge of programming in Apache Spark and Spark SQL. You may refer to the documentation links Continue Reading

AWS | Cleaning up your Amazon ECS resources

In my previous blog posts on AWS (Introduction to Amazon ECS | Launch Amazon ECS cluster | Scaling with Amazon ECS | Deploy updated Task definition/Docker image), I had given an overview about what is Amazon ECS with a walk-through on how to launch Amazon ECS and then deploy sample app by creating a task definition, scheduling tasks and configuring a cluster and to scale Continue Reading

AWS | Scaling with Amazon ECS

In my last post regarding AWS, I had explained how to launch Amazon ECS cluster including cloud formation, VPC and subnet creation,  ELB and ECS security group creation, auto scaling group, launch configuration, elastic load balancer creation with the help of sample app by creating a task definition, scheduling tasks and configuring a cluster through Amazon ECS First Run Wizard. In this blog, I will Continue Reading

AWS | Walk through – Amazon EC2 Container Service

In my last post, I had explained what is Amazon ECS? Its features and about the main components that are required to start using Amazon EC2 Container Service. In this blog, I will give you a walk-through of launching EC2 container instances through Amazon ECS First Run Wizard, in which I will deploy the sample application provided by Amazon. We can start using Amazon ECS Continue Reading

AWS | Introduction to Amazon EC2 Container service

What is Amazon ECS (EC2 Container Service)? Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports containers and allows you to easily run and manage Docker enabled applications across a cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. And now you guys are thinking, but what does that mean? It means that the same Docker containers that you currently use will Continue Reading

Saving Spark DataFrames on Amazon S3 got Easier !!!

In our previous blog post, Congregating Spark Files on S3, we explained that how we can Upload Files(saved in a Spark Cluster) on Amazon S3. Well, I agree that the method explained in that post was a little bit complex and hard to apply. Also, it adds a lot of boilerplate in our code. So, we started working on simplifying it & finding an easier way to provide a wrapper around Spark Continue Reading

AWS Services: AWS SDK on the Scala with Play Framework

playing-aws-scala The following blog and attached code represent a simple example of Amazon Web Services in the Scala way with Play Framework using AWScala but in this blog I have implemented only Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) functionalities. AWScala: AWS SDK on the Scala REPL AWScala enables Scala developers to easily work with Amazon Web Services in the Scala way. Though AWScala objects basically Continue Reading

Why CloudFoundry is Disruptive?

Recently, Inphina started exploring Cloud Foundry to add onto its cloud offerings. The initial reactions have varied from good to very good to but ‘could they have this…’ In general it looks like that Cloud Foundry (CF) would be disrupting the PaaS market eventually. Why? Primarily because of the following reasons It is not tied to a particular environment or framework like .Net for Azure, Continue Reading

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