Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Failed to start The nginx HTTP and reverse proxy server on RedHat EC2 Linux

 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:

Monday, August 16, 2021

Introduction to Oracle Blockchain Tables in 21c

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

Cloud Vanity: A Weekly Carnival of AWS, Azure, GCP, and More - Edition 8

 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

EKS Login error: You must be logged in to the server (Unauthorized)

 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

3 Tips For Mental Health as Cloud Engineer

 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

Cloud Vanity: A Weekly Carnival of AWS, Azure, GCP, and More - Edition 6

 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

Cloud Vanity: A Weekly Carnival of AWS, Azure, GCP, and More - Edition 5

 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

Cloud Vanity: A Weekly Carnival of AWS, Azure, GCP, and More - Edition 4

 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.