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Amazon Auto Scaling

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Auto Scaling Overview

Auto Scaling is an Amazon service that helps the developers to scale the resources automatically across multiple services and optimize the applications. It monitors your resources and automatically adjusts the resources according to the requirement. It maintains the best fit balance between cost and performance. It provides a user interface where user can build the scaling plans for the resource like Amazon ECS tasks (Amazon Elastic Container Service), Amazon DynamoDB tables and indexes, Amazon Aurora Replicas and even Amazon EC2 instances.

You can easily start with Amazon Auto Scaling using Command Line Interface(CLI), SDK […]

Openproject: Some important additional configurations

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1. Database migration from ec2 to RDS

Backup and restore DB

# pg_dump -Fc -v -h [instance endpoint] -U [master_username] [database] > [database].dump

createdb [new database name]

# pg_restore -v -h [instance endpoint] -U [master_username] -d [new database name] [database].dump

In below file changes required with following directives

# vi /etc/openproject/conf.d/00_addon_postgres

export DATABASE_URL=”postgres://:@:5432/”

# openproject restart

2. Set S3 bucket for storage for attachments

# vi /etc/openproject/conf.d/other

Comment the below line

#export ATTACHMENTS_STORAGE_PATH=”/var/db/openproject/files”

And, add the below directives at the end of file

export […]

AWS(Amazon Web Service) Lambda

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Overview of AWS Lambda:

AWS Lambda is a service of the Amazon Web Service which allows the user to execute the code in a serverless manner. A serverless manner means the user can execute the code without having the server or without managing any server. The user doesn’t need to worry about the machine or any other things like the operating system(OS) on the machine, attached security patches, and other necessary components. Users will just run the code with the help of the Lambda service.

Lambda is an automatic version of EC2 that is used to […]

Encrypt EBS Root Volume – AWS

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How we can encrypt EBS root volume in AWS?

I am assuming that you have already launched the predefined Amazon Machine Image template, Now Open the EC2 dashboard and navigate the “Elastic Block Store”. Click on the ‘Volumes’ option.

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You can check in Description section your volume is not encrypted, As shown in the following screenshot(b) under the red marked area. But make sure you selected the right volume for encryption. For the confirmation, you can identify your volume with Volume ID. It should be like “Volume ID – vol-01a1647b2178ec243” which is attached to your EC2 […]

Microsoft Azure: Backup

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10:30 am
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Azure Backup

Azure Backup is the Azure-based service you can use to backup and restore your data in the Microsoft cloud. Azure Backup replaces your existing on-premises or off-site backup solution with a cloud-based solution that is reliable, secure, and cost-competitive. Many cloud vendors offer some kind of backup service as it is a simple but important use case for every business.

Backing up your data to a cloud service like Microsoft Azure has a few advantages over traditional on-premise backup solutions which include:

1. Capacity
When you taking backing […]

Purpose of “Insuring Agreement” and what is covered in it

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What is an Insuring Agreement?

An insuring agreement is the part of an insurance contract in which the insurance company explains exactly which risks it will give insurance coverage for in exchange for premium payments at a certain amount and interval. The insuring agreement also generally lists the exclusions for insurance coverage so that the policyholder knows the specific extent of their coverage. Insuring agreements are necessary in case a conflict arises over whether or not a specific loss is covered. Both the insurance company and the policyholder should be able to determine from the insuring agreement whether […]

AWS Relational Database System

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Overview:

RDS is a Relational Database Service that helps you to manage your database on the cloud through the desired database engine. The AWS RDS and database administration tasks can be managed easily through simple steps.

Amazon RDS is a fully manageable and scalable cloud service that takes care of all the maintenance, backups, and patching for you. You can take the backup manually or schedule the Amazon RDS for automatic backup. Amazon RDS provides the facility to scale up and scale down the CPU, MEM, and IOPS. If your requirement is high memory, high CPU and low […]

DevOps Ecosystem

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What is DevOps and why it is gaining popularity?

DevOps (Development and Operations) is a culture that promotes collaboration between the development and operations team to increase the organization’s ability to deliver products or applications in an automated and repeatable way. Today an increasing number of organizations are implementing DevOps, fueled by reports of the benefits of DevOps which includes less time consumption to deliver things to market, reduced costs, increased security, and higher quality of products. So, it can be defined as a type of agile relationship between development and IT operations with a basic goal […]

AWS Monitoring Tools

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Monitoring Tools

AWS provides the multiple tools that help the users to monitor Amazon resources and applications that are hosted on AWS cloud Infrastructure. You can customize these tools to do monitoring for you when you are not using Amazon Web Service console or you can do the monitoring manually. Automatic Monitoring tools are divided into three components as mentioned below:
a) System Status Check.
b) Instance Status Check.
c) Amazon CloudWatch.

A system check is a tool that can detect the problem that may harm your instances and the System Status Check tool is preprogrammed to check […]

Salesforce Script To Fetch Object

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Salesforce script to fetch object which contains fields using fields API

When we work with objects in salesforce, sometimes we need a few things dynamically like a list of object names that contain field with a given API name of the field. So, here is a script that gives us all the objects which contain those fields.

String fieldAPI = ‘fieldAPI__c’; // API name of field to be searched
List sObjectList = new List();

//fetching objects which will be used to get field names
for(Schema.SObjectType eachShema : Schema.getGlobalDescribe().Values()){
String objectName = eachShema.getDescribe().getName();

// Exclude all the unwanted sObjects […]

Amazon Route 53

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Amazon Route 53 Overview:

Route 53 is a Domain Name Service provided by Amazon Web Services. Amazon Route 53(DNS service) is used to convert the human-friendly name (such as www.example.com) into an internet protocol addresses(Such as 192.0.1.1) with an authoritative name server in data centers all over the world. Internet protocol addresses (IP addresses) are used by computers to identify each other on the network. We use two types of IP addresses, one is IPv4 and the second is IPv6. Amazon Route 53 is a much reliable, very fast and […]

Salesforce Development Best Practices

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Salesforce Development Best Practice

There are various approaches for developing code in salesforce but there is always one way which is better than others. So here is a list of best practices that should be followed while working in Salesforce.

Apex
1. You can write the code in any format as you want but you should use the capitalization for class names. For example:

public class EmployeeDetails{}

Use Camel case for function and variable names. For example:

String empId = ‘’;
Public function employeeAdd{}

You should keep in mind that the name should be descriptive for anyone who […]

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