What is AWS EC2?
AWS EC2 is short for Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud.
AWS Snowflake Data Warehousing
Learn about AWS Snowflake Architecture, data handling and connecting to Snowflake, how to set up a Snowflake DB, and load Data from the pros at Metal Toad.
Building an Expandable IoT Data Pipeline - Part 2
Over the past year I've been building a cloud-based data pipeline for a client focusing on IoT data aggregation.
Best Practices For a Secure Cloud Part 1
Whether you’re running on premise datacenter, using a private or public IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) hosting platform, security is extremely important. We’ve all seen the horror stories in the news when companies experience data security breaches.
NFS Performance on AWS
Last year, I wrote a blog about the performance of various NFS Solutions in AWS. Earlier this year, Amazon announced its own NFS Solution called Elastic File System, “EFS”.
Capistrano Deploy to dynamic AWS EC2
At Metal Toad we use Capistrano to deploy our projects to their respective servers. Normally this is done with a configuration file for each stage (Dev, Staging, QA, and Production) that contains a list of servers. Below is an example of one of those files.