Tag: How To

Migrating SQL Server to PostgreSQL

Some of the challenges and pitfalls that await you on this journey of migrating your SQL Server data and codebase over to PostgreSQL, as well as a discussion about the AWS tools available to help you along the way.

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Reducing ALB Costs Using Host-Based Rules

In this article, we show an opportunity to reduce costs when multiple Application Load Balancers (ALB) are in use. By using one of the ALB’s features and minor changes to the environment, it’s possible to save some money on your AWS bill.

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Creating Password-Protected Static Websites in S3

Using CloudFront and Lambda@Edge to allow password-protection of static website content hosted in S3
Hosting static websites in S3 is a well-understood domain; but what happens when you want to password-protect it? It’s a static website – there’s no webserver, so you can’t do password-based access control. Or can you? Read on to learn how.

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Cloudformation Deep Dive

There are a few key criteria I look for in CloudFormation – If I’m in a multi-account strategy then I must be able to deploy the CloudFormation in all accounts and/or regions. Additionally I must be able to stand up multiple copies of the same stack in the same VPC and account and/or regions.

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System Mapping

Discover, Explore & Communicate the Real Complexity of Your Systems (presentation from LastConf 2018).

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