Archive for the ‘AWS’ Category

We recently exceeded the capacity for one of our Amazon ELBs in a 60 second period. One of the points of our debrief was to monitor the network from the ELB. Amazon doesn’t provide statistics from ELBs to Amazon cloudwatch. So I came up with the following: Using amazons apis capture the network interfaces with attachment.instance-owner-id for […]

I recently converted a number Amazon Opsworks instances to be time based, so that they shut down at the end of the working day. After doing so, I kept seeing that the Opsworks life cycle events always being marked as in progress. Every morning the instances would be marked booting and would be able to […]

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I have been a developer for roughly 10 years and have worked with an extensive range of technologies. Whilst working for relatively small companies, I have worked with all aspects of the development life cycle, which has given me a broad and in-depth experience.