Posted on September 24, 2019Categories AWS, Technology, WordPressTags , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Converting A Standalone Instance Into An EC2 Load Balanced Cluster

Converting A Standalone Instance Into An EC2 Load Balanced Cluster

Creating a new web application that resides on an AWS load balanced cluster is easy with the Elastic Beanstalk assistant. That is a great solution if you want to run every web service or application on their own instances. It is not a great fit for complex environments like the one being used for Store Locator Plus®. Store Locator Plus® has several environments running within the same master domain. Multiple servers and load balancers creates a security certificate nightmare. Not … Continue reading “Converting A Standalone Instance Into An EC2 Load Balanced Cluster”

Posted on October 4, 2018Categories Development, TechnologyTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Using Bitbucket Pipelines To Deploy to AWS EC2

Using Bitbucket Pipelines To Deploy to AWS EC2

This is not an in-depth article — have too much going on these days for that.  It is a more a short-hand techie crib sheet of how I got a deployment repo to auto-pull the latest changes to its develop branch over to my staging server automatically.    This is pulling down a fully software environment to a directory on the server.

Posted on August 17, 2016Categories TechnologyTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Intro To Amazon Compute Instances (EC2)

Intro To Amazon Compute Instances (EC2)

Here are some “crib notes” on setting on an Amazon compute instance based on my most recent research (Aug 2016).  You may find some of these notes useful or interesting or just plain boring geek-stuff.   I’m sure I will find them in 6 months from now when I Google “what is AWS HVM” or something equally obscure. M3 versus M4 Amazon classifies their EC2 instances by general “compute types” or “profiles” for how the virtual machine is configured.     They have … Continue reading “Intro To Amazon Compute Instances (EC2)”