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Getting Started With AWS EC2

In the previous post, we talked briefly about EC2. In this post, we’ll explore it in a bit more detail. We’ll launch an instance and use it to run an nginx web server which will be accessible from anywhere using a URL. So without further ado, let’s get started :) Search for “EC2” in the AWS search bar. From there click the “Launch Instance” button. Now you would see a screen to choose an AMI....

October 14, 2021 · 5 min · Arsh Sharma

Introduction To AWS IaaS

This article is going to introduce you to the Infrastructure as a Service side of AWS. We’ll start from the basics of how accounts in AWS work and cover some fundamentals in this article. Then in the next post, we’re going to do something a bit more hands-on and see EC2 and S3 in action. AWS Accounts? So let’s talk a bit about AWS accounts first. If you just have a username and password for your account then you have what is called a root account....

October 2, 2021 · 6 min · Arsh Sharma

So What Even Is This Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is what everybody seems to be talking about these days? But what does it even mean? In this short article, I’ll go over what it is and the different types of cloud deployment and delivery models. What is Cloud Computing? Earlier to host applications you would have to rent or build data centers where you would store the hardware which would run your servers. Cloud computing simply refers to using computing resources on demand without directly managing them....

September 24, 2021 · 5 min · Arsh Sharma

Random Bash

Hey everyone, recently I developed quite an interest in Bash so I’ve been trying to learn it. Unlike other things, this time it wasn’t much-structured learning rather just some random tidbits I picked on here and there. In this post I’ll share those things so that together we can demystify this fancy language. Also, some things might just be about Linux in general rather than bash specific. #!/bin/bash You might have seen that a lot of bash scripts begin with #!...

July 19, 2021 · 5 min · Arsh Sharma

Using Kyverno To Enforce EKS Best Practices

Hey folks, in this post we’ll see how you can use Kyverno to enforce some best practices for your EKS cluster. For those not familiar, Kyverno is a Kubernetes native policy engine that aims to make your life easy when managing clusters. To know more you can read my previous post on Kyverno where we discuss the project and its internals in detail. With that out of the way, let’s get started!...

June 21, 2021 · 5 min · Arsh Sharma