Category Archives: Amazon Web Services

Serverless framework with AWS – Example

Serverless is the architectural style in which the applications relies heavily on Backend as a Service(Baas) and Function as a Service(Faas). In Baas, the third party remote application services are integrated tightly into the client side of apps, for example Firebase. Whereas in FaaS, the server side logic is written as functions code using the … Continue reading Serverless framework with AWS – Example

Transcode your favourite videos using AWS Lambda and Elastic Transcoder

Video transcoding has been made easier and effective using the Elastic Transcoder service from Amazon. In this post, we will see how to make use of Elastic Transcoder to transcode the videos we upload to Amazon S3 bucket. Also, we will make use of AWS Lambda which will invoke the Elastic Transcoder whenever a new … Continue reading Transcode your favourite videos using AWS Lambda and Elastic Transcoder

Automated EBS snapshots using Amazon CloudWatch Events

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications running on it. CloudWatch helps you to collect and track metrics for your AWS resources. You can configure alarm to help you react when changes happen to your resources. For example, you can create a alarm when your EC2 instance is utilizing … Continue reading Automated EBS snapshots using Amazon CloudWatch Events

How to launch Amazon EC2 Linux Instance

Amazon EC2 is the service for providing the computing capacity in AWS. With the help of Amazon EC2 you can launch the virtual servers based on your need and you can configure the networking and storage aspects of it. Auto scaling feature in Amazon EC2 helps you to scale up and down your computing needs … Continue reading How to launch Amazon EC2 Linux Instance

How to create Amazon EC2 key pairs

Amazon EC2 uses public-key cryptography to encrypt and decrypt login information. In the public-key cryptography, the password is encrypted using the public key. The public key is stored in the Amazon EC2 instance and we need private key to decrypt and access the EC2 instance. The public and private keys are known as key pair. … Continue reading How to create Amazon EC2 key pairs