Posts Tagged ‘EC2’

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Tutorial on How to Create an EC2 Instance in AWS

A Case Study of AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2): There are occasions when one is Constrained by a desktop computer or laptop’s Capabilities. Let’s say a data scientist has a sizable dataset they’d like to analyze. A mistake like the one below occurs when the scientist tries to load the complete dataset into memory. The […]

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Integrating Terraform with Jenkins (CI/CD)

Automated Infrastructure (AWS) Setup Using Terraform and Jenkins (Launch EC2 and VPC) In this blog we will discuss how to execute the Terraform code using Jenkins and set up AWS infrastructure such as EC2 and VPC. For those of you are unfamiliar with Jenkins, it is an open-source continuous integration and continuous development automation tool […]

Kubernetes and AWS EKS Service: The Basics

What is Kubernetes? In simple words, it is an open source tool for managing high-scale containerized environments, deployments, auto scaling, etc. It was originally created by Google engineers to manage their billions of application containers and auto-deployment processes. After a while, it was given to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), part of the Linux […]

How to Use Amazon S3 and EC2 Backup and Restore

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) are two major storage services for AWS. S3 is more lightweight and provides the capability to store data. EC2, on the other hand, is a web service that provides secure, resizable computing capacity in the cloud. As we know, backup and recovery are becoming […]

Using AWS S3 Bucket as a IBM Software Repository

Target audience: Mid to Highly skilled Linux, IBM and AWS admins. Currently IBM software is retrieved from passport advantage client account. If you’re tasked with building out multiple IBM products on AWS VPCs and EC2s then setting up an install media repository that is fast and local is a must. This article describes how to […]

Amazon Slashes Pricing for Several Cloud Services

I recently blogged about Google’s Bigger, Cheaper Cloud and now it looks like Amazon has responded. CRN has an article about Amazon’s announcement of 10%-40% cuts for M1, M2, C1 and CC2 instances.  Amazon didn’t make much reference to Google and they have cut prices a number of times although the timing is suspect. Amazon’s EC2 […]

Forget Kindle Fire, Amazon Introduced a Cloud Browser

So Amazon just introduced a new device called the Kindle Fire which is an Android based 7 inch tablet.  At $199, the price makes it worth looking at. However, I think a number of people will miss perhaps an even bigger story. Amazon released Amazon Silk at the same time. Amazon Silk is a cloud […]

Amazon’s New CloudFormation Services

eWeek has an article about Amazon’s new CloudFormation services. Think of it like this.  If you have an application, chances are that this application relies on a variety of database, application, storage, and other services.  When you want to scale up and down or you want to move things around, it can be a pain […]

Amazon's New CloudFormation Services

eWeek has an article about Amazon’s new CloudFormation services. Think of it like this.  If you have an application, chances are that this application relies on a variety of database, application, storage, and other services.  When you want to scale up and down or you want to move things around, it can be a pain […]