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Basic Vault setup was covered in a previous post. In this one, we are going to focus on integrating Vault with AWS ECS. The goal here is to allow services to access Vault on a dedicated service namespace. Vault recently released new AppRole authentication geared towards machines and services. AppRole is a set of login credentials — that allows us to get a Vault Token with a pre-defined scope. Overview The AWS IAM Task Role lets you specify [...]

Socket.IO with HAProxy on AWS We all know this feeling… You’ve done all your dev work in a local environment, but it’s not working as planned on production. Now it looks like you’ve wasted too much time trying to figure out what’s wrong. Here are some highlights from my story to make your life easier. Our setup We deploy our services on Amazon ECS clusters.Everything was working fine, until a new project, heavily depending on real-time notificati [...]

Two weeks ago, I became an AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate). If you are also thinking about becoming certified, this post will help you out. This certificate is intended to verify someone’s skills and expertise in designing, deploying and operating applications and infrastructure on the AWS platform. Of course, having hands-on experience is the most crucial here, but I will also guide you through other resources that will prepare you [...]

Just imagine. It’s Friday afternoon, the team has just finished a new feature which should be deployed to the servers before the weekend. And you are the lucky guy who is responsible for completing the task. Generally, it shouldn’t take more than five minutes. Well, what could possibly go wrong… So, let’s get the job done. Login to the server, pull the latest changes from git repository, install dependencies from composer and… receive a white pag [...]

It was great to get a glimpse at Amazon Elastic Beanstalk + Docker, presented by Markku Lepisto, AWS Principal technologist at DrupalCamp Manila 2014 last month. Elastic Beanstalk has been getting popular for deploying and managing applications in the AWS cloud. Once your application is up in the cloud, Elastic Beanstalk will provision, monitor, and scale capacity, and you also have the option to load balance all incoming requests across all your [...]

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