AWS, DevOps

Launching an AWS EC2 instance using CloudFormation Template

AWS CloudFormation is a  service which gives us the flexibility to manage and provision our AWS resources. It gives us the option to choose sample templates or to design our custom templates to launch and provision the resources. It also gives the option of AWS CloudFormation Designer using which the templates are visualized. I have...

by Mohit Dayal Gupta
Tag: ec2
30-Sep-2016

AWS, DevOps

Leveraging AWS Data Pipeline To Easily Move Relational Data Between AWS, On-Premise Or Other Services

In today's time of data-oriented applications, there is a constant change and challenge in requirements of data onboarding from and to varied sources. You may find yourself stuck between traditional and time-consuming methodologies of data migration. These may incur unnecessary costs and other overheads, eventually affecting the delivery....

by Aakash Agarwal
Tag: ec2
30-Sep-2016

AWS, DevOps

Python Borrowing Resources using Fabric

In my previous blog post, I wrote about Cost Optimizations for the various AWS resources. The script consisted of six methods and the overall time required for the script to execute was roughly about 15-20 mins. While the script is running, it used to slow down my system. Also, there was a time consumption due to many reasons like...

by Aman Jain
Tag: ec2
18-Jul-2016

AWS, Chef

AWS OpsWorks Best Practices

We, the DevOps team at TO THE NEW have been practicing the DevOps Methodology from the last few years. We call ourselves DevOps architects, who love to do automation irrespective of the scripting language or cloud platform. As a DevOps architect, I have been using OpsWork from quite a long time. Hence, today I thought of sharing few of...

by Prashant Sharma
Tag: ec2
30-Jun-2016

AWS, DevOps

6 Tips for AWS Cost Optimization

As we know AWS provides a good edge in terms of cost over the on-premises data center or in a co-location environment with its On Demand and Reserved pricing. As it is rightly said "Reducing the overall cost is a high priority" and it is true for any organization whether big or small. By using AWS we can lower the IT costs, compute...

by Aman Jain
Tag: ec2
30-Jun-2016

AWS, Technology

Launching Infrastrucure using Terraform (Infrastructure as Code)

Terraform is a tool for creating, managing and versioning the infrastructure effectively. Terraform provides a common configuration to launch infrastructure of physical servers, DNS, Email Servers. With terraform, we will be launching servers using simple file based configuration ( JSON based ) and maintain versioning for each launch on...

by Vikash Jha
Tag: ec2
26-Dec-2014