Ankush Kilam Cloud Consultant

Chef, Grails

Installing LAMP stack through Chef

Chef as we all know is a Configuration Management Tool. It enables Infrastructure as Code. Recently I had to give a technical presentation on Chef in my current organization which helped me to get some insights into how Chef works & how it eases the deployment process. In this article I would touch upon very basic entities...

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Deployment through Git on AWS Elastic Beanstalk (PHP Platform)

Elastic Beanstalk is a PaaS service (Platform as a Service) provided by Amazon. Elastic Beanstalk is gaining limelight as it enables you to setup a complete environment based on the framework you would look out for your application. It supports almost all the known frameworks, as: IIS Node.js PHP Python Ruby Tomcat The...

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Setup FTP Account on particular folder/directory in AWS Windows instance

I came across a requirement from one of my clients to setup an FTP account on a particular folder/directory on his Amazon Windows server instance (2008r2). Below are the steps which I followed for setting it up. You need to make changes in the Security group of your Windows instance & add ports in order to allow connection to...

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AWS, Database

Remotely Connect Multiple RDS Instances with phpMyAdmin

I believe every System Admin working on Amazon Cloud might have faced a scenario where clients demand control of all the RDS databases via a single PHPMyAdmin host. Even I have been asked to do the same from one of my clients. Many of you  might be already familiar with this process, but if you are not; I have mentioned detailed...

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Enable multiple RDP sessions on Windows 2008 and 2012 R2

In my last blog, we discussed "Installing Oracle 11g on Cloud (EC2 instance RHEL/Centos 6.x) through command line". Now it’s time for some Windows action. In this blog, we will discuss how we can "Enable multiple RDP sessions on Windows 2008 & 2012 R2". Whenever we do an installation of Windows host on AWS Cloud, by default we...

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AWS, DevOps

Installing Oracle 11g on Cloud (EC2 instance RHEL/Centos 6.x) through command line

You may find many blogs on internet providing step-by-step guidelines to install Oracle 11g on RHEL/Centos 6.x but what's different here is, I would be discussing the installation of Oracle 11g on AWS EC2 instance through CLI in cases where you do not have access to physical system. I believe the best example to showcase this environment...

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