Category Archives: AWS

Adding a NAT to your AWS VPC

In a previous post I described how to setup a VPC with both private and public subnets with AWS. In the post I showed a basic configuration in which we saw that the instances in the private subnet didn’t have … Continue reading

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Setting up your own VPC with AWS

When you are using AWS resources like EC2 instances they will be assigned to a default VPC. However, by using AWS it is quite easy to setup your own VPC. In this post I describe how to setup a basic … Continue reading

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I am now an AWS Certified Developer

Lately I have created several posts about different areas of what AWS offers. The reason behind these posts is that I was preparing myself for the exam ‘AWS Certified Developer-Associate’. Although I have been working with AWS for several years … Continue reading

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Getting started with AWS IAM

Recently AWS announced that using IAM Roles with their EMR service will be mandatory as of June 30 this year. In this post I will show you how to setup the IAM basics when you are starting with AWS. When … Continue reading

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More advanced stuff with JMS and AWS SQS

As you might know SQS in AWS SQS stands for ‘Simple Queue Service’. While playing around with it I recently found one of the reasons why it may be called ‘simple’. In two previous posts (here and here) I showed … Continue reading

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Creating a Message Driven Bean with AWS SQS in Spring

In my previous post I showed a simple example how to use AWS SQS with Spring Framework to put messages on a queue and to read them from the queue. In this post I go one step further and use … Continue reading

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Using AWS SQS as JMS provider with Spring

Recently AWS published a new client library that implements the JMS 1.1 specification and uses their Simple Queue Service (SQS) as the JMS provider (see Jeff Barr’s post here). In my post I will show you how to set up … Continue reading

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Running PageRank Hadoop job on AWS Elastic MapReduce

In a previous post I described an example to perform a PageRank calculation which is part of the Mining Massive Dataset course with Apache Hadoop. In that post I took an existing Hadoop job in Java and modified it somewhat … Continue reading

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Run your Hadoop MapReduce job on Amazon EMR

I have posted a while ago how to setup an EMR cluster by using CLI. In this post I will show how to setup the cluster by using the Java SDK for AWS. The best way to show how to … Continue reading

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What is the score of your AWS setup?

Every now and then I get an update from CloudCheckr about the new features they added to their tool. It is quite impressive what they can achieve for your AWS account(s). If you have a look at the infographic they … Continue reading

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