Authenticate to your AWS RDS MySQL Instance via IAM

On Amazon Web Services with RDS for MySQL or Aurora with MySQL compatibility, you can authenticate to your Database instance or cluster using IAM for database authentication. The benefit of using this authentication method is that you don't need to…

Deploy an EC2 Instance with Terraform

Today we will test out Terraform and do a Basic Deployment by Launching an EC2 Instance on Amazon Web Services. What is Terraform: As described from their website: "Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve…

Amazon Web Services Releases Elasticsearch VPC Support

AWS have recently announced VPC Support for Amazons Elasticsearch Service, which is a big win! The official announcement: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/10/amazon-elasticsearch-service-announces-support-for-amazon-virtual-private-cloud-vpc/ Elasticsearch Private IP Based Authorization: This essentially means that you can now allow…