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Using Ansible Roles to Create a Scenario 2 VPC in AWS

In my last post, I talked about a set of CloudFormation templates I created to quickly and flexibly create/teardown a securely configured Scenario 2 VPC. 634 more words


Some Terraform gotchas.

So you’ve got a bacon delivery service repository with Terraform configuration files at the ready, and it looks something like this:

$> tree
├── main.tf
├── providers.tf
└── variables.tf

0 directories, 3 files
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AWS ECS CloudFormation Timeout

This is more an informational post that may help others to feel less miserable in the same situation as I was! The scenario is this: 145 more words


Easy-peasy VPC Reference Configuration for Scenario 2 Deployments

A very popular VPC configuration is the multi-AZ public/private layout that AWS describes as “Scenario 2”:

“The configuration for this scenario includes a virtual private cloud (VPC) with a public subnet and a private subnet. 1,360 more words


Experiences with the new AWS Application Load Balancer

Originally posted on Andrew’s blog @ cloudconsultancy.info


Recently I had an opportunity to test drive AWS Application load balancer as my client had a requirement for making their websocket application fault tolerant. 1,172 more words

Cloud Infrastructure

CloudFormation setup

Alright, so, I’ve created a CloudFormation template (formatted as JSON) and uploaded it to Amazon. You can find the template source in $/BSS/ServQual/CnfgMgmt/awsTemplates. It basically creates what’s called a stack in AWS, that contains all the stuff you might want to spin up – servers, DBs, VPCs, subnets, etc. 375 more words

Configuration management and provisioning are different.

Configuration management tools are used to repeatably and consistently system and application uniformity across clusters of systems at scale. Many of these tools achieve this in three ways: an intuitive command line interface, a lightweight and easily-readable domain-specific language and a comprehensive REST-based API to lower the barrier-to-entry for integrations with other tools. 864 more words