In the last blog post, I wrote about how we can configure Active Directory Domain Service in the Azure Cloud. So this time I decided to focus on AWS and walk through the steps that are needed when you are facing the following two scenarios: Configuring a custom Active Directory(AD) domain and DNS servers for … Continue reading Configuring DNS services in AWS
You just need load balancers when you want to balance traffic across two or more instances, right ?? Nope, there is so much more than just the act of sending traffic across two or more instances that are sitting behind the load balancer. And particularly in AWS, Elastic Load Balancers are a key part of … Continue reading Load Balancing in AWS
The term Microservices has become a buzzword over the last couple of years. This google trend link clearly shows how people from around the world are interested in understanding what Microservices are: https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?q=microservices. So let me try and take a stab at what it means and what its characteristics are. Microservices is an architectural approach for … Continue reading Deploying Microservices on AWS
Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service that AWS has been offering since Feb 2013. You can just start with a few GBs of data and scale to a PB or more. Redshift is ANSI-SQL compliant and uses industry-standard ODBC and JDBC connections which enable you to use your existing SQL Clients … Continue reading Amazon Redshift 101
Back in October 2016, VMware and AWS announced a strategic partnership to deliver a solution that brings together the best of both worlds i.e Private Cloud and Public Cloud. VMware and AWS have been the leaders in the private cloud and public cloud space respectively for quite some time now, so them partnering and offering … Continue reading VMware Cloud on AWS
Amazon, Microsoft, and Google would want everyone to move all of their applications and workloads to the public cloud, but we know for a fact that most traditional enterprise companies don't prefer that. They would still choose to run almost all of their applications on premises. But, as we have seen in the past few … Continue reading Direct Connect to the #AWS Cloud
After my last post about AWS Lambda and Serverless Computing, I got to thinking. How is Lambda different from Elastic Beanstalk(EB). AWS has been offering Elastic Beanstalk as a managed service for quite some time and from the looks of it, developers can just submit their application and AWS will take care of deploying, managing and scaling … Continue reading Growing with #AWS Elastic Beanstalk!