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With Amazon finally lifting the kimono and admitting to the world that its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division is a massive (and fast growing) part of the business, it is interesting to look into what all of that $6 billion worth of revenue is being spent on.
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To make life simpler I followed Robert Sindall’s instructions on setting up Haproxy on an Amazon Linux AMI.
I first launched a t1.small micro into my VPC, basically following the default settings as I was after free tier (I don’t have much cash you see), the only thing I did different to normal as change the IP addressing to enable public IP’s so my instance could be seen by the outside world. 138 more words
Cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and the like make it super easy for developers to make use of their services. This is both good and bad in that whilst your developers are able to get your features out to market faster, it also presents a problem to whoever’s in charge of maintenance and security of these systems. 486 more words