This blog post is the follow up and hopefully will provide more details for Amazonians attending Sydney AWS User Group running on 5th August 2015. We started the session with Ashley Madison story which inspired the title of the session: Life is Short Have an Affair when You get Hacked We don't know where the Ashley Madison … Continue reading Life is Short When You Get Hacked – Sydney AWS User Group
We have discussed Azure ExpressRoute via Equinix Cloud Exchange on my previous blog. Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) also provides AWS Direct Connect connectivity which means you can share the same physical link (1GBps or 10GBps) between Azure and AWS! ECX also provides connectivity service to AWS for connection speed less than 1GBps. AWS Direct Connect provides dedicated, private connectivity between your WAN or datacenter and AWS services such as AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
AWS Direct Connect via Equinix Cloud Exchange is Exchange (IXP) provider based allowing us to extend our infrastructure that is:
- Private: The connection is dedicated bypassing the public Internet which means better performance, increases security, consistent throughput and enables hybrid cloud use cases (Even hybrid with Azure when both connectivity using Equinix Cloud Exchange)
- Redundancy: If we configured second AWS Direct Connect connection, traffic will failover to the second link…
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Stacking the AWS CloudFormation Automate your Cloud Operations blog post Part 1 have given us the basic understanding on how to automate the AWS stack using CloudFormation. This post will help the reader on how to layer the stack on top of the existing AWS CloudFormation stack using AWS CloudFormation instead of modifying the base template. AWS resources … Continue reading Automate your Cloud Operations Part 2: AWS CloudFormation
Operations What is Operations? In the IT world, Operations refers to a team or department within IT which is responsible for the running of a business' IT systems and infrastructure. So what kind of activities this team perform on day to day basis? Building, modifying, provisioning, updating systems, software and infrastructure to keep them available, … Continue reading Automate your Cloud Operations Part 1: AWS CloudFormation