Ritesh Patel

El Capitan: Dev Devil!

Did you break my back?

And so last night I upgraded Mac OS X to El Capitan! Reason for the upgrade could be my fascination with Yosemite and El Capitan or I was picturing my self standing in front of El Capitan! Oh gorgeous!

Let's get this straight. If I could I would live in Yosemite forever. Well, it is my dream and I have to work my way towards this amazing . . .

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November 10, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part V

Drupal: Install Me

In the previous article we learned how to create a public subnet and install an EC2 instance in a public subnet. We also learned how to install MySql client and test connection to the MySql database.

Now, it's time to install Drupal on the EC2 instance. We will install and configure,

  • PHP 5.x
  • Apache Web Server
  • PEAR
  • Drush
  • Drupal


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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part IV

Drupal: A Public Subnet & An EC2 Instance!

In previous article we created an RDS instance using two of the private subnets. In this article we will convert remaining private subnet into a public subnet. Once the public subnet is configured we will install an EC2 instance for Drupal Front-End.

Let's create a public subnet first.

Private - to - Public

We will use drupalvpc- . . .

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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part III

Drupal: Create MySql On RDS!

In the previous tutorial we configured VPC and subnets. Now, let's install and configure MySql on AWS Relational Database Service: RDS.

As per Amazon Web Services,

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable . . .

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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part II

Drupal: Create A Virtual Private Cloud!

In previous article we looked at a Drupal Architecture in the cloud. We also learned the importance of breaking a larger network into smaller public and private segments. Now it's time to create the Virtual Private Cloud: the VPC.

Create My Cloud

Log into AWS console and select Your VPCs. From there, click Create VPC. Now complete the . . .

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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part I

Drupal Architecture For The Cloud!

In this series I will show you how to install and configure Drupal - The Super Duper CMS in Amazon Cloud. Drupal is a PHP based CMS. Drupal is open source. The software is free to help you build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications.

Drupal installation requires,

  • a PHP installation
  • a Web Server (of some kind)
  • a DB Backend . . .

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June 28, 2015

DevOps with Boto Python - Part V

Monty: The Security Guard!

Monty: The Security Guard! Yes, In this article you will learn,

  • How to list security groups
  • How to create a security group
  • How to apply rules to a security group
  • How to revoke rules from a security group
  • How to remove a security group

Here are few words about a security group.

A security group acts as a virtual firewall that controls the . . .

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June 23, 2015


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