I am at AWS re:Invent 2017 this week, and I attended a session on Amazon QuickSight. QuickSight was always something that I wanted to try and learn more about, and the session really helped me get a good initial understanding of what it is and how people can use it for business analytics. To introduce, … Continue reading Understanding Amazon QuickSight!
In this blog post, we are going to talk about another AWS Storage service - Elastic File System. This blog post is part of a series of blog posts called the AWS Storage Series. In the previous two posts, we discussed AWS S3(Object Storage) and AWS Glacier(Archival). Amazon Elastic File System(EFS) provides simple and scalable file … Continue reading AWS Storage Series: Elastic File System
This is the second post in my AWS Storage Series. In this blog post, we will talk about AWS Glacier. AWS Glacier is a secure, durable and extremely low-cost storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. The best part about Glacier is its cost, you can archive data in Glacier for as low as … Continue reading AWS Storage Series: Glacier
Amazon Web Services has a considerable number of Storage services that people can use for different use cases. Initially, I was thinking of consolidating all that information in a single blog post, but that wouldn't do justice to all the services. Hence this series for AWS Storage Services. Throughout this series we will focus on … Continue reading AWS Storage Series: S3
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