CloudWatch Custom Metrics for Windows Server

Posted on June 2, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(4)

It’s not rare that users having requirements of sending custom metrics to CloudWatch. These metrics can be application based or server based. There are different ways we can send these metrics to CloudWatch like writing a simple PowerShell script and scheduling it in Task Scheduler to run periodically. Alternate way to accomplish this, which I personally find very easy is by making simple changes in EC2ConfigService in your windows instance.

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Install WordPress using AWS Codepipeline

Posted on May 17, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(3)

In this blog we are going to show how we can install a Wordpress with AWS Codepipeline.

Before we begin the demo, let us brief you about the services which will be used.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is providing three services namely CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline as Developer Tools for the developers, which lets them to focus more on their application rather than deployment.

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Schedule and Configure Lambda to Notify you..

Posted on April 8, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(2)

In the era of Dev-ops, continuous integration and deployment, AWS Lambda provides you with various features, that will help you automate your needs. Lambda is a compute service from Amazon Web Services, which performs actions on various available services of AWS, based on the program code that you upload for execution. It can be triggered by events or with a scheduled event provided by CloudWatch.

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Sample Questions for AWS Certified Developer Associate Certification – Part 1

Posted on April 1, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(5)

AWS has been the leader in Cloud Computing for 10 years and getting certified as an Amazon Developer is something that every developer working on building scalable applications on AWS would intent to go for. With the same mindset, I had recently appeared and cleared the developer certification. You can read more about the AWS Developer Associate Certification here.

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Track your resource configuration changes with AWS Config

Posted on March 23, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

AWS Config provides the complete visibility over the deployment and tracking of resources. It checks the inventory changes and identifies the deleted resources. It analyses the compliance of the desired rule against the deployed configuration and respond to security incidents without distorting end user. It helps in troubleshooting the misconfigured resources.

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5 Reasons why Multi-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) is the Only Real DR Strategy

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Bhavesh Goswami | Comments(3)

Disaster Recovery (DR) is an important aspect of any cloud deployment. In the words of Amazon’s CTO Vernal Vogel’s, “Everything fails, all the time”. It is possible that an entire data center or region of the cloud provider goes down. This has already happened to most cloud providers like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure and will surely happen again in future.

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What is Amazon Mobile Hub?

Posted on February 5, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Amazon Mobile Hub is a mobile service, which allows to build, test and monitor usage of mobile apps rapidly and easily. It allows users to integrate various AWS services to your mobile application in matter of some clicks. Once the app is ready, Mobile Hub allows you to test the app on real devices as well as make use of analytics to track usage of the app.

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Database Migration Service

Posted on January 12, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(6)

AWS Database Migration service allows AWS customers to easily migrate Production databases to AWS with minimal downtime. It is currently available for preview in US East (N. Virginia) region.Setting up Database Migration toll is easy and quick it takes about 10-15 minutes to setup.

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Understanding Amazon Cognito Authentication

Posted on January 8, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Amazon Cognito is a service which provides user-data synchronization and unique identifiers for your end users that helps you securely manage and synchronize app data for users across their mobile devices. You can create unique identifiers for users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Digits, Google or any OpenID Connect are compatible provider) or using your own user identity system.

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