I needed a simple reverse proxy to redirect connections to a RDS database in a private subnet, so I quickly created a Redhat Linux EC2 instance, installed NGINX, and setup the nginx.conf file for session redirection. My nginx.conf looked like following:
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Monday, August 16, 2021
When I first heard that Oracle is now available in blockchain few years back, I fell from my chair in awe that how quickly they have adopted this new bleeding edge technology. I thought now Oracle corporation would also release its own cryptocurrency too. But then I learned that a blockchain oracle is not that Oracle.
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Welcome to the next edition of weekly Cloud Vanity. By 2025, 85 percent of companies will have containerized applications in production, as per Gartner. Due to their very nature, containerized apps have to be orchestrated. As of now, K8s is the most viable option. To take the edge off the K8s complexity, we have EKS, AKS, ACK, and GKE among various other options. It's going to stay here one way or another.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The reason why you would receive following error when you try to access an EKS cluster is that the user who created the EKS cluster is different what you are using to run kubectl commands:
error: You must be logged in to the server (Unauthorized)
Monday, June 21, 2021
It's simple. Our brain is our biggest asset when it comes to being a cloud or devops engineer. If you start loosing your mind or if its chaotic and unsound, then you won't be a cloud engineer for long for sure. Following are 3 tips to maintain your mental health as a cloud engineer.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Welcome to the next edition of weekly Cloud Vanity. There is so much razzmatazz about cloud that for a second we tend to think that every company is already on some sort of cloud. A recent study has found out that still only 35% of companies are in the cloud and rest of them are still thinking or planning to migrate. So still lot of opportunity there.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Welcome to the next edition of weekly Cloud Vanity. As usual, this edition casts light on multiple cloud providers and what's happening in their sphere. From the mega players to the small fish on the ocean, it has covered it all. Enjoy!!!
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Welcome to the next edition of weekly Cloud Vanity. Foundation of any cloud matters. Cloud is and always will be a distributed hybrid phenomenon. That is why architecting, developing, and operating a hybrid mix of workload require stable, scalable and reliable cloud technologies. This edition discusses few of them from across different clouds out there.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Welcome to the next edition of weekly Cloud Vanity. IBM Cloud is not having a good time out there. It was hit by another outage this week, just five days after a similar incident. The root cause was an unidentified "severity-one" incident impacted multiple services across multiple locations. This once again underlines that you need a high availability and DR plan in the cloud too.