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How to configure Route53 with our DomainName to access a static website from S3 on AWS

This article will help you with the steps to host a static website on S3 and redirect traffic from your subdomain to the static website on the S3 bucket.

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How to create and modify a Parameter Group for an RDS instance on AWS

A Parameter Group contains configuration to be used by the DB instances on AWS. In this article, we will see the steps to create a new Parameter group, change the default value of one of the parameters and assign it to the MySql DB instances.

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How to create an SFTP-enabled Server on AWS

AWS Transfer Family supports Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), File Transfer Protocol over SSL (FTPS), and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) to transfer files to and from AWS S3 or AWS EFS(Elastic File System). In this article, we will see the steps to …

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How to create a subscription between an SQS queue and SNS topic on AWS

The idea behind subscribing to SQS in SNS is to send messages from SNS to SQS. One can send both raw messages and any other message attributes included in the SNS message.

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How to setup a Kubernetes Cluster on AWS using Kops

Kops is used to bringing up the Kubernetes cluster in the easiest possible way. It is a command-line tool used to create Kubernetes Clusters. In this article, we will see the steps to create a Kubernetes cluster with 1 master and 1 worker node on AWS.

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How to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on Manjaro Linux

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is a free open-source office suite pack that comprises offline editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install the latest version (v.6.1) of ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors…

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The 7 Best Linux Apps To Download

IntroductionLinux continues to be an underappreciated OS. Despite its large presence in the tech industry and among tech enthusiasts, many ignore Linux in favor of more popular OS’s, such as Windows and MacOS.There’s a reason for Linux’s small(er) fanb…

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How to deploy Applications on Kubernetes using Helm

In this article, we will release Apache from the existing chart. We will create a sample chart and release, upgrade, rollback, delete and restore it. Let’s see the commands in brief before we use them in the article later.

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How to create Cloudwatch alarms for an SNS Topic on AWS

We can use Cloudwatch to view and analyze metrics for SNS Topics we have in our account. In this article, we will see steps to create an alarm for the "NumberOfNotificationsDelivered" metric for the existing SNS Topic.

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How to create Cloudwatch alarms for RDS (MySQL) on AWS

Monitoring your RDS instances is very important, and the same applies to other resources. In this article, we will create a simple alarm for an RDS MySQL instance which will check for free storage space on the instance.

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Advanced Git Tutorial

In this article, we will cover creating a branch, tag, renaming the branch, and revert the commits on Git. If you are new to Git, I would recommend you to first go through my previous article and then continue with this.

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How to Manage Systemd Services with Systemctl on Linux

Systemd a standard process for managing start-up services in Linux operating systems. It is used for controlling which programs run when the Linux system boots up. In this tutorial, we will explain how to manage services with systemd on Linux.

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How to create a lifecycle policy for an S3 Bucket on AWS

In this article, we will see the steps to move objects (Transition Action) to Glacier after 10 days of creation and delete(Expirations Action) them after 365 days of creation.

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How to use Cloudformation to create an EC2 instance

In this article, we will create an EC2 instance with the latest Linux AMI using Cloudformation hence knowing the basics of cloud formation is required.

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How to create Cloudwatch alarms for an S3 Bucket on AWS

Cloudwatch provides Storage Metrics and Request Metrics for S3 Buckets. Storage Metrics come up with no extra cost and provided once a day whereas Request Metrics are available at 1-minute intervals and incur charges.

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How to recover AWS account access if the MFA device is lost

It is recommended to enable Multifactor Authentication (MFA) for your AWS account. MFA is used to secure your AWS account, it adds an extra layer of security to the account. This guide shows you how to access your account when the 2nd-factor device is …

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How to use Cloudformation to create an SNS topic on AWS

AWS SNS is a Simple Notification Service. It can be used by Cloudwatch to send alert emails. In this article, we will create an SNS topic using Cloudformation and subscribe to an email endpoint.

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Getting started with GIT on Linux

Git is a distributed version control system. It is used for tracking changes in any files. It was designed for coordinating work among programmers operating on source code during the software development process. In this article, I will show you the co…

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How to setup Elastic Container Service (ECS) on AWS

Elastic Container Service is a fully managed container orchestration service provided by AWS. In this article, we will create an ECS cluster and deploy a sample Nginx application onto it. We will create a test cluster to understand the cluster setup. Y…

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How to create an inventory configuration in S3

In this article, we will create an inventory configuration to store object metadata in CSV format. We can store reports in the same bucket as the source bucket, but we will use a different bucket to store this than the bucket for which we will be creat…

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