Monthly Archives: December 2012

Setting up the Amazon Simple Notication Service

The Amazon SNS is a robust way to send notification messages via multiple protocols like e-mail, SMS, HTTP, etc. There are many use cases where you can use a service like this but I want to show how to use … Continue reading

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Using Amazon RDS with your WordPress installation

In my previous posts I created a EC2 server with a complete WordPress installation running on it. It was quite easy to set up the default instance but this instance isn’t very durable and scalable. To improve this we are … Continue reading

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Assign a fixed IP to AWS EC2 instance

As described in my previous post the IP (and DNS) of your running EC2 AMI will change after a reboot of that instance. Of course this makes it very hard to make your applications on that machine available for the … Continue reading

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Working with Amazon Web Services (EC2)

As posted before I attended to a technical handson AWS training last week. The subjects during these days were of course the standard EC2 and S3 services which I have used before. Added to that we worked with RDS, Elastic … Continue reading

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Amazon Web Services Technical Training

Today I am attending for the second and unfortunately last day of the AWS training. Although I have played with the AWS before using the free services this training shows the possibilities that Amazon offers. Or at least the most … Continue reading

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