Microservices – Database management using Liquibase

Over the last few years, the proliferation of microservices and cloud native architecture patterns have surfaced new challenges that are resulting in new tools and techniques being adopted by enterprises. This allows for a seamless transition for enterprises in their cloud native journey to be more agile and nimble. In this post we'll look at … Continue reading Microservices – Database management using Liquibase

AWS – Relational Database Service

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a fully managed and cost efficient database service that makes it easy to provision, manage, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Amazon RDS provides an option to choose from the 6 available relational database engines - Commercial Oracle Microsoft SQL Server Open Source MySQL PostgreSQL MariaDB Cloud … Continue reading AWS – Relational Database Service

AWS S3 – Access Management

In my earlier posts on Cloud Storage and AWS S3, we discussed different storage types offered by the cloud providers and the Simple Storage Service (S3) by Amazon for storing the objects in the cloud. In this post, we'll look at how to manage the access to buckets and objects stored in the AWS S3. Buckets … Continue reading AWS S3 – Access Management

Cloud Storage Types – Object, Block and File

Cloud storage is making inroads and increasingly becoming quite common in enterprises these days due to the advantages it offers in terms of availability, durability and cost. Cloud storage solution can either be deployed in the private cloud or accessed over the internet in the public cloud depending upon the sensitivity of the data and compliance … Continue reading Cloud Storage Types – Object, Block and File

AWS DNS Service – Route 53

In one of earlier posts on DNS, we looked at the basic functionality provided by the DNS service and some of the important concepts related to the DNS protocol. AWS Route 53 is a distributed managed service that provides both the public and private DNS lookup service with a very high availability and scalability. It makes it … Continue reading AWS DNS Service – Route 53

AWS Elastic Load Balancer

A load balancer is a device that acts as a reverse proxy and distributes the application traffic across multiple servers. This results in increased capacity and greater reliability of the applications running behind the load balancer. Generally load balancers are grouped into 2 types Layer 4 load balancer - Acts on the data available in network … Continue reading AWS Elastic Load Balancer

AWS VPC Network Security

One of my earlier post on AWS Virtual Private Cloud described  the basics of VPC including some of the security features it offers to control which packets move in and out of the VPC. In this article let's look at the VPC network security in further detail. Following diagram shows an example of how the security groups and … Continue reading AWS VPC Network Security