Kubernetes (K8s) Overview

Given the importance of Kubernetes in today’s environment, we wanted to give you a “one stop shop” where you can learn any information you may need. What is Kubernetes? Simply put, Kubernetes, or K8s, is a container orchestration system. In other words, when you use K8s, a container based application can be deployed, scaled, and managed automatically. The objective of Kubernetes container […]

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Docker Container Overview

What is Docker — Introduction to Docker Container TL;DR Docker enables you to separate your applications from your infrastructure so you can deliver software quickly. With Docker, you can manage your infrastructure in same ways you manage your applications. You can ship, test, and deploy code quickly, and significantly reduce delay between writing code and running it in production. The whole […]

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Azure — Difference between Azure Load Balancer and Application Gateway

Azure Load Balancer vs Application Gateway in Azure Azure Load Balancer works with traffic at Layer 4, while Application Gateway works with Layer 7 traffic, and specifically with HTTP (including HTTPS and WebSockets). Azure Application Gateway Application Gateway (AGW) is a web traffic manager for your web applications (one or multiple) i.e. load balancer that enables you to manage traffic […]

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AWS — Amazon RDS vs Amazon EC2 Relational Databases — Comparison

Difference between Amazon RDS and Amazon EC2 Relational Databases in AWS TL;DR: Amazon RDS enables you to run a fully featured relational database while offloading database administration. Whereas, for more control and flexibility, EC2 will be better for your relational database. If you want an automated and cost-effective solution, go for RDS. With Amazon RDS, AWS will take care of […]

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AWS — VPC Peering Overview

Introduction to AWS VPC Peering TL;DR A VPC Peering connection is a networking connection between two VPCs that enables you to route traffic between them privately (using private IPv4 or IPv6 addresses). Instances in either VPC can communicate with each other as if they are within the same network. VPCs can be in different regions (known as inter-region VPC peering connection). VPC […]

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AWS — VPC Egress-Only Internet Gateway Overview

Introduction to AWS VPC Egress-Only Internet Gateway TL;DR Egress-only Internet Gateway is VPC component that allows outbound only communication to the internet over IPv6, and prevents the Internet from initiating an IPv6 connection with your instances. Egress-only Internet gateway works as a NAT gateway, but for IPv6 traffic. An egress-only Internet gateway is for use with IPv6 traffic only. To enable […]

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AWS — VPC Endpoints Overview

Introduction to AWS VPC Endpoints TL;DR VPC endpoint enables creation of a private connection between VPC to supported AWS services and VPC endpoint services powered by PrivateLink using its private IP address. Traffic between VPC and AWS service does not leave the Amazon network. There are two types of VPC endpoints: Interface endpointis an elastic network interface (ENI) with a private […]

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AWS — Amazon Route 53 — Routing Policies Overview

Introduction to AWS Route 53 Routing Policy types When you create a record, you choose a routing policy, which determines how Amazon Route 53 responds to queries: Simple routing policy — Use for a single resource that performs a given function for your domain, for example, a web server that serves content for the example.com website. Weighted routing policy — Use to […]

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AWS — Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration Overview

Introduction to AWS S3 Transfer Acceleration TL;DR: Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration enables fast, easy, and secure transfers of files over long distances between your client and an S3 bucket. Transfer Acceleration takes advantage of Amazon CloudFront’s globally distributed edge locations. S3TA improves transfer performance by routing traffic through Amazon CloudFront’s globally distributed Edge Locations and over AWS backbone networks, and […]

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