darrylcauldwell.com On a journey around the datacenter and public cloud.

How To Setup VPC Peering With Ansible

In this post I look at setting up AWS VPC peering using Ansible. To do this we will start simple and add complexity to our configuration, we will start with peering within a single account and then move to script across accounts.

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How To Use AWS CloudFormation With Ansible

AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. Ansible is a radically simple IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestration, and many other IT needs. Ansible uses no agents and no additional custom security infrastructure, so it’s easy to deploy, it uses a very simple language which allows you to describe your automation jobs in a way that approaches plain English.

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Docker Networking

Hear I describe Docker networking from the very basic through to extending it by pluggin in alternative drivers. In order to follow along with this post you will require Docker capability on your laptop to do this follow these instructions.

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Migrate VMware VMs to AWS EC2 using Server Migration Services (SMS)

The AWS Server Migration Service simplifies and streamlines the process of migrating existing virtualized applications to Amazon EC2. AWS SMS allows you to automate, schedule, and track incremental replications of live server volumes, making it easier for you to coordinate large-scale server migrations. Presently this only supports migrating from VMware with support for other hypervisors and physical servers is coming soon.

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional - Study Link O'Rama

While studying to become a AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional I have been passed and found lots of resources, in this post I am trying to store the links which are useful. I started my journey with the AWS exam blueprint. This is I believe the perfect place to start to study as it describes when exactly is covered by the exam and the weighted value of each skill being measured. I’ve then categorised the many study links I have been passed under each knowledge domain.

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