Thursday, September 17, 2020

Choice State in AWS Step Functions

Richly asynchronous server-less applications can be built by using AWS step functions. Choice State in AWS Step Functions is the newest feature which was long awaited.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

CloudFormation Template for IAM Role with Inline Poicy

I struggled with this a bit to create a cloudformation template for IAM role with inline policy with IAM user as principal. So here it is as a quick reference:

Friday, August 14, 2020

How to Read Docker Inspect Output

Here is quick easy set of instructions as how to read docker inspect output:

First you run the command:

docker inspect <image id> or <container id>

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Installing Docker on Amazon Linux 2

Installing docker on Amazon Linux 2 is full of surprises which are not easy to deal with. I just wanted to test something within a container environment, so spun up a new EC2 instance from the following AMI:

Amazon Linux 2 AMI (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-0ded330691a314693 (64-bit x86) / ami-0c3a4ad3dbe082a72 (64-bit Arm)

After this Linux instance came up, I just did yum update to get all the latest stuff:

 sudo yum update

All good so far.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Quick Intro to BOTO3

 I just published my very first tutorial video on youtube which lists down a quick introduction to AWS BOTO3 with a step by step walkthrough of a simple program. Please feel free to subscribe to my channel. Thanks. You can find video here.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Different Ways to Access Oracle Cloud Infrastructure


This is a quick jot down of different ways you can access the ever-improving Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Most types of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure resources have a unique, Oracle-assigned identifier called an Oracle Cloud ID (OCID).

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Oracle 11g on AWS RDS Will Be Force Upgraded in Coming Months

To make a long story short: If you have Oracle 11g running on AWS RDS, then start thinking, planning, and implementing it's upgrade to a later version, preferably Oracle 19c. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Oracle Cloud's Beefed Up Security

During the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations expected a slowdown in their digital transformation efforts. But surprisingly, things haven't slowed down in many places instead, many enterprises accelerated their use of cloud-based services to help them manage and address emerging priorities in the new normal, which includes a distributed workforce and new digital strategies. 

Monday, July 27, 2020

Oracle Cloud for Existing Oracle Workloads

As the technology requirements of your business or practice grow and change over time, deploying business-critical applications can increase complexity and overhead substantially. This is where Oracle Cloud can assist the organization in an optimum and cost effective way.