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AWS Network Load Balancer (NLB)

AWS Network Load Balancer (NLB) replaces Classic Load Balancer (ELB) and provides a much needed upgrade. The top link explains the use case between ALB, NLB and Classic Load Balancer. Snippets from the feature list, have been pasted below : … Continue reading

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AWS Cloud Directory

Store objects in a customised and managed directory service using AWS Cloud Directory. Scales easily to 100s of millions of objects, create multiple hierarchies, API, no software patching, no servers or infrastructure to manage. Not sure why AWS never release … Continue reading

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AWS re:Invent 2016 – Product Announcements

New Product Announcements from AWS re:Invent 2016. https://aws.amazon.com/new/reinvent/ There are expected to be around 1,000 new features this year, added to AWS.

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Check the latency to each AWS region

./awsping -repeats 3 -verbose 2 Code Region Try #1 Try #2 Try #3 Avg Latency 0 ap-southeast-1 Asia Pacific (Singapore) 39.19 ms 41.91 ms 45.95 ms 42.35 ms 1 ap-northeast-1 Asia Pacific (Tokyo) 126.46 ms 126.30 ms 126.70 ms 126.48 … Continue reading

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The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services

I recently came across this project called, “The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services”. It’s got some great content and is worth studying. https://github.com/open-guides/og-aws

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Digital Transformation

This is a great story about digital transformation by migration to a public cloud provider (AWS), and using Code Deploy for CI, “semi-immutable” machine images created with Packer and Puppet, BuildKite and a bunch of other neat features. http://webuild.envato.com/blog/moving-the-marketplace-to-aws/ Envato … Continue reading

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Containerized Jenkins in AWS on ECS

https://stelligent.com/2016/08/24/containerized-ci-solutions-in-aws-part-1-jenkins-in-ecs/ Stelligent have provided a CloudFormation template to create this too, quite impressive! https://s3.amazonaws.com/stelligent-public/cloudformation-templates/github/labs/containers/docker/build/ecs-jenkins.json

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