Scheduled tasks and Cron jobs have always been a staple in a Systems Administrator toolkit. While workloads move to cloud platform, so do our tools. Below I’ll show one way of tackling the promise of being able to turn schedule EC2 resources to auto start and auto shutdown with AWS Lambda service.
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a topic that I’m passionate about, I envision massive opportunities for the development of new technologies on what this new wave of innovation is bringing. The possibility of an interconnected world will lead us to a big jump into what a lot of us have just only dreamed to become a reality.
The cloud has quickly become a pillar in IT departments with the public cloud market reaching over $45 billion and the private cloud services surpassing $24 billion in the next year. A recent report stated that 41% cite cloud as a catalyst for new directions requiring business transformation. Although cloud adoption rates are high and market numbers are continuing to grow, there is still some confusion related to cloud computing.Read More >>
The PC completely changed how we worked thirty years ago, today the cloud is equally transformative in our new digital world. With the convergence of the cloud and mobile devices, the cloud is giving us massive amounts of data and computing power never seen before.Read More >>
This isn’t about myths of epic proportions where heroes slay multi-headed monsters, this is much more important! These myths about the cloud are mostly due to a lack of understanding, but they slow down the technology industry, impedes innovation, and induce a fright that distracts us from progress. These are the top myths of the cloud:Read More >>
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable DNS service offered by AWS. Route 53 handles domain registration and routes user's Internet requests to your application. An added feature about Route 53 is that it also intelligently direct traffics based on routing policies and automated health checks away from servers that might be failing.Read More >>
Aurora first debuted during Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) re:invent conference in November 2014, positioning the database as a lower cost, higher performance, high availability alternative to any enterprise grade database server. Now, after close to 4 years of development and testing, AWS, announced earlier last week that Aurora is now available to US and EU customers.Read More >>
Riptides’ design of any scalable software application requires upfront planning to leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS). Best practices and principles are applied from the onset of a project in order to assure the project will scale properly and be delivered on time and within budget. Scalable software applications connect users with resources using the Internet and AWS. Scalability can be thought of as distribution of resources using AWS web services that offer resizable cloud hosting services to make web-scale computing easier for developers.Read More >>