Ishant Kumar


An Introduction to AWS Service Catalog

At re:Invent 2014 conference, Amazon unveiled a collection of new products, features, and services to the existing AWS services. And through this blog, let’s take a look at AWS Service Catalog, by leveraging the features of this service administrators can create and manage approved catalogs of resources that end users can then access...



AWS CodeDeploy – A Sample Walkthrough

AWS has unveiled several new services and tools to the existing AWS services at its re:Invent 2014 conference in Las Vegas. In this blog, let's take a closer look at AWS CodeDeploy, a brand new service aimed for code management and deployment and walk through the process of  setting up and deploying an application. AWS...



Deploying a simple php Application using Capistrano on AWS EC2

Introduction : In this article we will see how we can automate the deployment using Capistrano, and how we can roll back to previous version if needed. Also in order to connect to deployment server we'll use the key based authentication . What is Capistrano ? Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting...



Database Migration using Flyway on AWS RDS

Database migrations often are a necessity in the application development and maintenance life-cycle.Whenever we need to apply changes to the database structure, insert new data fragments and in doing so want to be sure that this all happens with some control and versioning. Database migrations are a great way to regain control of this...


AWS, DevOps

Using Custom Chef Recipes in AWS OpsWorks

AWS OpsWorks is an application management service that makes it easy to deploy and operate applications of all shapes and sizes. You can define the application’s architecture and the specification of each component including package installation, software configuration and resources such as storage. Start from templates for common...



Understanding Chef and Writing Cookbooks

Chef is a systems and cloud infrastructure automation framework. No matter the size of the infrastructure, it easy to deploy servers and applications to any physical, virtual, or cloud location. In short chef is infrastructure automation and management tool. In this article , we will understand the Chef architecture , its working and...