AWS — Serverless services on AWS

Getting Started with AWS Serverless Computing Serverless is the native architecture of the cloud that enables you to shift more of your operational responsibilities to AWS, increasing your agility and innovation. Serverless allows you to build and run applications and services without thinking about servers. It eliminates infrastructure management tasks such as server or cluster provisioning, patching, operating system maintenance, […]

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AWS — Difference between CloudWatch and CloudTrail

CloudWatch vs CloudTrail in AWS CloudWatch focuses on the activity of AWS services and resources, reporting on their health and performance. CloudTrail is a log of all actions that have taken place inside your AWS environment. CloudWatch: AWS CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and […]

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AWS — Amazon SNS Overview

Introduction to Amazon Simple Notification Service TL;DR: AWS SNS is a web service that coordinates and manages the delivery or sending of messages to subscribing endpoints or clients. And makes it easy to set up, operate, and send a notification from the cloud. It provides developers with the highly scalable, cost-effective, and flexible capability to publish messages from an application […]

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AWS — Difference between EFS and EBS

EFS (Elastic File System) vs EBS (Elastic Block Store) comparison in AWS TL;DR: Amazon EFS is an NFS file system service offered by AWS. An Amazon EFS file system is excellent as a managed network file system that can be shared across different Amazon EC2 instances and works like NAS devices. Amazon EBS is the block storage offered on AWS. An Amazon […]

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AWS — Difference between EBS and Instance Store

EBS (Elastic Block Store) vs Instance Store in AWS TL;DR EBS volume is network attached drive which results in slow performance but data is persistent meaning even if you reboot the instance data will be there. Instance store instance store provides temporary block-level storage for your instance. This storage is located on disks that are physically attached to the host computer. EC2 Storage […]

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AWS — Difference between SQS and SWF

SQS (Simple Queue Service) vs SWF (Simple Workflow Service) in AWS TL;DR: SQS is a service that allows you to queue messages giving you the ability to de-couple your environment. SQS will store and hold these messages in a highly scalable environment to be processed by another service or application as required. SWF is a different service altogether, it’s used to help […]

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AWS — IAM Account Root User Overview

Introduction to IAM Account Root User in AWS A root user is created during the AWS sign-up process All AWS accounts have a root user (only one) Has complete access to all AWS services and resources in the account Permissions cannot be restricted by any means (except if Service Control Policy attached to your account) Is accessed by signing in […]

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Migrate Active Directory from Server 2012 R2 to Server 2016

This is very straight forward process, but make sure you test it 1st in your Test Environment. I’m using 2 Hyper-V Machine, which is my Previous domain Server (Microsoft.lk.com). 1- Login to windows Server 2016 machine with local admin credentials, Open server manager dashboard, click Add Roles and features. 2 – Click Next, Choose “Role-based or feature-based installation” radio button and click Next, Scroll down and choose Active Directory […]

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How to Use PowerShell to Create AD User Accounts in Bulk in Windows Server 2016

Lets get started.. 1 – For this demo, I will use my existing AD Server with Windows.ae domain and previously created empty OU call Network Branch. My Network Branch OU is now empty without any User in it, so I would like to import 25 users in just 1 shot. 2 – For this step, you need a Notepad with Your Domain user information. This can be done in MS […]

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How to Install and Configure NFS Server in Windows Server 2016

What is NFS Server? Using the NFS protocol, you can transfer files between computers running Windows and other non-Windows operating systems, such as Linux or UNIX. In Windows Server 2016, NFS includes the components, Server for NFS and Client for NFS. Server for NFS enables a computer running Windows Server 2016 to act as a NFS file server for other […]

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