AWS

Getting started with Amazon SNS

Reading Time: 2 minutes Introduction The Simple Notification Service (SNS) is used as a publish and subscribe messaging service. But what does it mean? SNS is centered around topics and you can think of a topic as a group for collecting messages. Users or endpoints can then subscribe to this topic and messages or events are then published to that topic. When a message is published, all subscribers to Continue Reading

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Getting started with Amazon SQS

Reading Time: 4 minutes With the continuing growth of microservices and a cloud best practice of designing decoupled systems, it’s important that developers have the ability to utilize a service or system that handles the delivery of messages between components and this is where SQS comes in. Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service) is a fully managed service offered by AWS, that works seamlessly with server-less systems, microservices or any Continue Reading

Managing Terraform State

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog, We are going to learn how Terraform keeps tracks the state of your infrastructure and configuration. With the help of an example, we will learn how can we store state file to a remote location. We can create infrastructure on a cloud in various ways using CLI, directly using UI or any automation tool like terraform etc. Then how terraform would know Continue Reading

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

OpsInit: Packer On AWS

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is Packer? Packer is an open source tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration. Packer is lightweight, runs on every major operating system, and is highly performant, creating machine images for multiple platforms in parallel. Packer does not replace configuration management like chef or Puppet. In fact, when building images, Packer is able to use tools like Continue Reading

DynamoDB Core Components

Amazon DynamoDB: Core Components

Reading Time: 4 minutes   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

Stream a file to AWS S3 using Akka Streams (via Alpakka) in Play Framework

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this blog post we’ll see how a file can be streamed from a client (eg: browser) to Amazon S3 (AWS S3) using Alpakka’s AWS S3 connector. Aplakka provides various Akka Stream connectors, integration patterns and data transformations for integration use cases. The example in this blog post uses Play Framework to provide a user interface to submit a file from a web page directly to Continue Reading

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

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Change AWS EC2 Instance Key Pair without stopping the Instance

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you landed on this blog post then I guess you might be looking for a way to change the Key pair associated with your AWS EC2 Instance without stopping the instance or you’re just following our blog posts 🙂 Either way, I’ll try to explain the easiest way to do just that in this blog post. Let’s start by creating a new Key pair Continue Reading

Unveiling The Mystery Of Serverless

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

A WalkThrough with AWS Lambda

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Serverless Architecture Serverless is an application framework for building a serverless application without having to worry about managing infrastructures. It is based on the principle of third party service (BaaS) and on custom codes which run on a container(FaaS). Serverless architecture doesn’t mean we don’t have a server. With the serverless architecture, we still have a server to run our application, it’s just that Continue Reading

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