Application Load Balancer : Redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS with nginx

The application load balancer distributes incoming application traffic across multiple targets, such as EC2 instances, in multiple Availability Zones. This increases the availability of your application. You add one or more listeners to your load balancer. A listener checks for connection requests … Read More

Conversion of Paravirtual Machine to HVM in AWS

Virtualization is the creation of a virtual — rather than actual — version of something, such as an operating system, a server, a storage device or network resources. Linux Amazon Machine Images use one of two types of virtualization: paravirtual … Read More

AWS OpsWorks Stack

In this article, we will take a look at AWS OpsWorks Stack Add new or existing server to OpsWorks Stack Add custom cookbooks Prerequisites: This article assumes that user already has: An AWS account IAM user with required permission For … Read More

Disaster recovery in AWS

Introduction Disaster recovery (DR) is about preparing for and recovering from a disaster. Any event that has a negative impact on a company’s business continuity or finances could be termed as a disaster. This includes hardware or software failure, a … Read More

Migrating XEN Virtual Machines to the AWS Cloud

Cloud Migration Cloud migration is the process of moving data, applications or other business elements from an organization’s onsite computers to the cloud, or moving them from one cloud environment to another. Fig.1 Key Points in Cloud Migration Steps for Migrating VM from … Read More

WordPress on a Kubernetes Cluster in AWS with EFS as the shared storage

The following blog portrays the process of deploying a simple WordPress website in a Kubernetes cluster running on AWS. What is Kubernetes : A Service for Container Cluster Management Open-Sourced by Google Used to manage Docker containers as a default … Read More

Disposable Software Demonstrations on AWS Using Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins & Slack

      The following blog portrays the process of automating software demonstrations on AWS. Before discussing the automation, it is really essential to understand the importance of a software demonstration and the need for automation of process for creation and disposing of one. Introduction … Read More

Deploying a Multi Tenant App to Amazon Elastic Container Service

This blog will help a user deploy a multi tenant application to Amazon Elastic Container Service using Jenkins for automated deployment.   What is a multi tenant application model ? A multi tenant application model refers to a software architecture in … Read More

HAProxy Failover using Keepalived in AWS EC2

Why HAProxy? Various articles published on the internet point out at the inability of AWS ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) to handle huge spike in connections. One of the methods to resolve this problem is by using HAProxy. HAProxy provides advanced options that … Read More