AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports sharing ALB (finally)


Three years ago, I wrote a blog on how to Consolidate Elastic Beanstalk¬†ELB. If you have not done it yet, then you don't need to do it in that way now. As just a couple days ago, AWS finally announced that AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports sharing of an Application Load Balancer among Elastic Beanstalk … Continue reading AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports sharing ALB (finally)

Load Balancing Algorithm for Confluence


We recently migrated Confluence Data Center to AWS. And by using the Read-Only mode, we achieved zero downtime! Everything works well since the migration. During the working hours, the normal load is between 6000 to 7500 RPM (request per minute). And the two node cluster is still able to provide satisfying response time while the … Continue reading Load Balancing Algorithm for Confluence

Endpoint policies for gateway endpoints


The Cloud Conformity VPC Endpoint Exposed check brought my attention to this one, as I think they have a bug in this check: https://www.cloudconformity.com/knowledge-base/aws/VPC/endpoint-exposed.html There are two types of VPC endpoint: Interface and Gateway (S3, DynamoDB). What are suggested in the above link only applies to the Interface endpoint, but not the Gateway endpoint. As … Continue reading Endpoint policies for gateway endpoints

Use Git Workflow to Manage Multiple AWS Environments


Managing multiple AWS environments (sandbox/dev/uat/stage/prod) is challenging, as it is hard to keep track of the current status of each environment. For example, user A deploys his feature branch into dev to test his code, then later user B deploys his hotfix branch into dev to test his code. This can cause many issues: User … Continue reading Use Git Workflow to Manage Multiple AWS Environments