Part 1 : Why engineers should bother about cloud security?

When I say engineers here I mean Particularly anyone who is coding for the cloud. And this post spcifically discusses AWS cloud.

AWS Identity And Access Management Service

The cloud is becoming more relevant with each passing day and we all know it is going to be the driving force for coming time. Most of us as engineers have already started pivoting our careers in that direction. One way or other most of us would be dealing with cloud. The terms VPC, Subnets, Security Groups, ECS, and so many doesn’t sound alien anymore. …


— Find my “active” cloud resources

With each day the cloud is getting bigger and bigger. The cloud resources used either for PoC, development, testing or in production are increasing and with that the universal problem of resource “sprawling” is faced once again. We saw it earlier with VMs and now its making headway in cloud as well.

Yesterday I happened to stumble upon this reddit post https://www.reddit.com/r/aws/comments/jlhvch/best_way_to_find_all_active_resources/ where u/Delta4o asked about the tools that can be used to find all “active” or “live” cloud resources. The responses are fun and insightful to read. I definitely recommend you to go through them once.

While everyone assumes…


Basics of cloud computing in general and AWS in particular.

Cloud is something we as a programmers must be aware of in today’s time. Most of new products are born into the cloud and as an engineer we need to use the cloud services for designing, implementing and operating our products. And not to mention in most efficient ways in terms of performance, cost and maintainablilty.

In this post (or series) we will explore the cloud services from Amazon Web Services. We will not go into great details of each service, but rather it would be just enough introduction.

So…


For any startup a critical factor for its success is an automated CI/CD platform. While there are many good platforms such as CodeShip are already available,it always helps to take control in our own hands. This would be a good excercise to learn many related services available in Amazon WebServices.

Defining the requirements

We want our build server to be hosted in cloud, which should trigger builds whenever any code change has been commited on Bitbucket. This pipeline should also deploy the code on servers without any delay. For this excercise, we may assume fewer checkins done daily and hence…

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I love cloud.

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