Shruti Lamba

DevOps, Software development

Key Considerations for Selecting Open Source Software

Open source is gaining popularity throughout the world. It is being used throughout each software development lifecycle and has gained wide acceptance in organizations worldwide and is highly visible as it moves into the cloud. Whenever we need to fix a problem, it's all too easy to reach for the nearest software library or package...


DevOps, Technology

Using Vagrant to deploy AWS EC2 Instances

Vagrant is an open source tool for building and distributing virtual development environments. It provides framework to manage and create complete portable development environments. Vagrant machines are provisioned on the top of VirtualBox, VMware, AWS, or any other provider supported by vagrant.This blog illustrates how we can...


AWS, DevOps

Configuring Rate-Based Blacklisting of IP’s using AWS WAF and AWS Lambda

One security challenge we face these days is how to prevent our web servers from DDOS attacks. This blog illustrates how we can automatically block unwanted traffic based on request rate by using AWS WAF and Lambda. This setup automatically detects traffic based on request rate, and then updates AWS WAF configurations to block...


DevOps, Technology

Introduction to AWS Inspector

AWS Inspector is an automated security assessment service which helps to improve the security and compliance of applications deployed on AWS EC2 by identifying potential security issues, vulnerabilities, or deviations from security standards. Using Amazon Inspector, one can easily automate security testing across development, test,...


AWS, DevOps

AWS CodeDeploy Automatic Rollback using AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda is a compute service where we can upload our code to AWS Lambda and the service can run the code on our behalf using AWS infrastructure. AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates code deployments to Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy makes it easier to rapidly release new features, helps to avoid downtime during...