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Autoscaling with AWS instances using Ansible-Pull

Ansible has an excellent feature called ansible-pull, which many people don’t know or don’t use. This feature works best for self healing infrastructure, best example is AWS Autoscaling in which new ec2 instance is created from vanilla ami, then pull the code from somewhere (version control system) and configure itself before announcing that it is ready to serve (mean add to the serving ELB). 528 more words

Amazon EC2

Use JMX/Jconsole to monitor Cassandra on EC2

In my previous post, we use Datastax Opscenter to monitor the performance of Cassandra cluster.

In this article, I’ll show you how to use JMX/Jconsole to monitor the metrics in Cassandra. 274 more words

Cassandra

Benchmarking Cassandra in Amazon EC2 with YCSB

YCSB has been proved to be one of the most efficient tool to test the performance of different databases, such as HBase, MySQL, Apache Cassandra, MongoDB etc. 716 more words

Cassandra

Alfresco - Amazon Web Services or On-Premise?

One of our clients is replacing IBM/FileNet with Alfresco.  As this will be a new Alfresco installation, the client is considering building out an Alfresco infrastructure within one of their data centers or within the… 934 more words

Alfresco

AWS Infrastructure Creation with Ansible Part-4

By this point, you should have gone through the Part-1, Part-2 and Part-3 of this series. In this tutorial, we’ll create the RDS instance inside the VPC that we have created in… 325 more words

Ubuntu

AWS Infrastructure Creation with Ansible Part-3

By this point, you should have already read the Part-1 and Part-2 of this series. In this tutorial, we’ll create the EC2 instances inside the VPC that we have created in… 613 more words

Linux

AWS Infrastructure Creation with Ansible Part-2

In the second part of this series of tutorials, we’ll create the Security Group and EC2 Key Pair using Ansible. If you didn’t create the VPC already, then please check the… 311 more words

Linux