Cloud is an interesting domain — once you get familiar with the different services and controls, you can build a wide variety of applications and services! Once your resources are deployed in cloud, in absence of a hardened security posture, they can be accessed by many using public endpoints.

With…


Docker Stack Configuration

With the onset of cloud, docker is used quite abundantly. The usual flow involves developing solutions on host machine, and eventually dockerize them for production deployments. In my experience so far, I have found out that the container images should be developed such that they allow configuration for various custom…


AWS Mount EBS Volume to EC2

Recently I had to mount an EBS volume to my linux EC2 instance. Though AWS has a very detailed user guide, there were points where I got confused, and it did not always work. Hence, I wanted to write this small blog with all the steps and the output to…


Most people are already familiar with AWS Lambda functions. If you have a completely Serverless deployment, you can leverage the AWS SAM to manage, package, deploy and update your deployments. SAM scales very well is very easy to use! But there are many cases in which the cloud deployments are…


Most recent cloud deployments have multiple Lambda functions. As the number of functions keep increasing, the packaging of the code along with its dependencies, and updating the deployments becomes more and more complex! So, it has essentially become a requirement to automate this flow.

In this post, I am planning…


In all the different jobs that I have worked at, I have seen a variety of highly custom tools developed by teams with rich GUI for variety of different use cases. In the manufacturing domain, the Engineers want to monitor yield and bin numbers as the devices are run through…


AWS EC2 Spot useful Tips

EC2 Spot is a feature in AWS that is widely popular in the community right now, because if used right way, you can get huge cost savings without compromising on the scalability and durability of your cloud deployment. There are many blogs already out there which deep dive on how…


The ELK stack is a very widely accepted platform for data analytics. To comply with latest DevOps processes and mindset, Elasticsearch.co has provided docker images to deploy the application code in matter of few seconds. You can use these images as is, or customize them to your needs. …


AWS recently released a new service App Mesh during the 2019 summit which has generated a lot of interest from developers world-wide. This service is a great example of how Amazon is highly customer-focused in delivery of products/features to the market. Besides that, there is no additional charge for using…


Just recently, AWS Lambda released a new feature in their service called the AWS Lambda Layers. Though Lambda in itself is a pretty cool service to deploy serverless applications, the layers takes it to the next level. …

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