Understanding Amazon Cognito Authentication

Posted on January 8, 2016 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

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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Data Warehouse as a Service powered by Azure

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Satya Prakash Sharma | Comments(4)

Before starting any business, you might think how to equip your data, how to maintain and manipulate your data (as it will be there in abundance). You might go and ask some IT expert what to do, how to do and a bunch of other questions. The IT guy may suggest you to build your own Data Warehouse, to which you will ask if it is cost effective or not, what’s the upfront cost, what will be the maintenance charges, etc.

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Introducing Run Command in EC2

Posted on December 9, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(5)

In order to perform updates, patches, restart a particular process or running a particular powershell script in a Windows based EC2 instance we need to login to the machine and then make the required changes. Sometimes in a huge production environment this tends to be a cumbersome job for managing large fleet of machines.

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Moving Windows workstations under a Domain Controller

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Sandhiya Mohandas | Comments(2)

A Domain helps in the centralized management of the computers and users in an organization. Domain Controllers are the servers that play an important role of managing the workstations and users. Microsoft Active Directory helps in configuring domain controllers on a Windows machine. Active Directory Domain Services(AD DS) provides the feature to promote a windows machine as a Domain Controller.

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Recover EC2 Windows Password

Posted on November 5, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

There are scenarios where we lose/forget our windows password and then trying out a way to login to the windows server. This turns out to be critical if it’s an admin credential that is lost. But still there’s a way to reset the password.

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