Ansible for DevOps

Posted on April 29, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(2)

Now is the Era of Cloud where you can dynamically provision IT infrastructure more quickly than you ever thought before. Various cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Compute Engine and many others have made this possible in recent years.

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Infrastructure Automation and Chef(Part-1)

Posted on April 29, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Infrastructure automation has become an indispensable part of IT industry today. But what exactly is infrastructure automation and why does it matter?

Back in the good old days expanding an existing infrastructure was a time consuming task, it would take weeks or in some cases months to procure the required hardware and additional weeks to configure it as per the need.

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Preparing for AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level Certification Exam

Posted on January 18, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(2)

AWS recently announced their second Professional level certification exam that is little different from it’s previous professional level exam as the new one merges two certification tracks into one. Their Developer & SysOps Administrator exam at associate level converge into a single exam at professional level that is AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification exam.

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Steps to convert RHEL-BASED PV instances to HVM

Posted on November 5, 2014 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

My previous blog will give you an idea as to why HVM instances in AWS are better than PV instances and why people prefer using HVM instances over PV instances. Moreover, the HVM instances offered by Amazon are cheaper than the PV ones. For example, PV m1.medium costs $0.087 per Hour whereas, HVM m3.medium costs $0.070 per Hour.

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