AWS Launch Templates

Launch Templates is a new capability from AWS that allows one to launch servers for an Auto Scale group, Spot Fleet and the regular...

My First go Lambda Function

Background Python is an easy to read language and has great support and libraries in the developer community. Most of my AWS Lambda functions are...

Build and Push Docker image to Amazon ECR

Background In this post I am going to share a bash script that I use to build a docker container image from a Dockerfile and...

Set Retention for CloudWatch Logs

Amazon provides us with CloudWatch logs to monitor, store and access log from various AWS services like, EC2 instances, Route 53, RDS, AWS CloudTrail,...

Lambda Function To Remove Old EC2 Instances

Background The firm where I am working right now has a strong emphasis on security for infrastructure in the public cloud. One of the security...
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Site Monitoring Using A Lambda Function

Background I use a site monitoring service, which allows me to monitor my site by running a check every 5 minutes. When the site is...