Category Archives: Amazon Web Services

What is EKS and How EKS can help you?

In simple line, Amazon EKS is generally available, bringing fully-managed Kubernetes to AWS. Amazon launched Amazon EKS in November at its re:Invent 2017 conference. Till the time this article is written, Amazon EKS is available in the US East (N. Virginia) and US West (Oregon) Regions only. The cost of running EKS is $0.20 per… Read More »

Introduction of containers services at Amazon AWS

Here are the following Services which is offered by AWS at present which will help you to onboarding Containers on AWS platforms. Amazon Elasitc Container Services (ECS) Amazon Elasitc Container Services (ECS) was introduced in 2014. Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) is a cloud computing service in Amazon Web Services (AWS) that manages containers. It… Read More »

Getting Started with Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

We’ve put together a list of resources that we think will be useful to you, as you familiarize yourself with Amazon SQS and get started working with it. Introductory Topics What is Amazon SQS? http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSSimpleQueueService/latest/SQSDeveloperGuide/Welcome.html Getting Started with Amazon SQS: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSSimpleQueueService/latest/SQSDeveloperGuide/sqs-getting-started.html How Amazon SQS Queues Work: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSSimpleQueueService/latest/SQSDeveloperGuide/sqs-how-it-works.html Best Practices for Amazon SQS: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSSimpleQueueService/latest/SQSDeveloperGuide/sqs-best-practices.html Using Amazon… Read More »

AWS Storage FAQ

What data is stored in ephemeral storage of an Amazon EC2 instance? Anything that is not stored on an ebs volume that is mounted to the instance will be lost. For instance, if you mount your ebs volume at /mystuff, then anything not in /mystuff will be lost. If you don’t mount an ebs volume… Read More »

What is the difference between terminating and stopping an EC2 instance?

Answer Terminate Instance When you terminate an EC2 instance, the instance will be shutdown and the virtual machine that was provisioned for you will be permanently taken away and you will no longer be charged for instance usage. Any data that was stored locally on the instance will be lost. Any attached EBS volumes will… Read More »

What’s the difference between ephemeral and volume boot disks?

Different boot sources There are several different kinds of sources to boot from in the DreamCompute dashboard, but they all need to create some sort of virtual disk for the virtual machine to boot. The virtual disk can use either ephemeral storage or volume block storage. When launching an instance, you have several Boot Source options: Image: Launches an… Read More »

How to Setup AWS Credentials using AWS Command Line Interface?

Setup AWS Credentails using AWS Command Line Interface Install the AWS CLI Using Pip Please click here complete installation guide. Test the AWS CLI Installation Environment Variables –  AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY Step 5: Get a key aws_access_key_id, aws_secret_access_key, region from AWS website, under your  Step 6: Setup AWS with key Step 7: Verify details in ~/.aws/credentials… Read More »