Amazon EC2 – Host Your Application in Cloud

amazon web services getting started with AWS EC2

Officially called Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud(EC2) is your remotely located virtual laptop also called instance. It’s similar to what you get from Slicehost, Rackspace with some really cool features. One of the earliest Amazon Web Service and quite mature now. You host your website here. The article is for beginners who want to get started […]

Production Use Case – Amazon DynamoDB Index Design Best Practices for Optimum Performance

Programming Amazon Web Services : PageView Item Global Secondary Index

Ok so you have read all the good things about DynamoDB and decided to use for your production application. One of the major thing which amazon web service developers, DB architects really struggle while working with DynamoDB is efficient index design. DynamoDB is: db => tables => items => attributes db = a list of […]

Amazon Redshift User Management Productive Queries

Amazon Redshift User Management Queries & Query Examples

Amazon Redshift works really great for big data. You can run complex analytical queries on petabyte-scale data. If you are beginner with Amazon Web Service you can get started with below articles. AWS Free Tier Unknown facts Setup Amazon CloudWatch Alarm for Billing Alerts Amazon Redshift documentation is quite good. Having said that I find […]

Amazon SES Undetermined Bounce Handling – Production Use Case

Amazon SES Undetermined Bounce Problem & Solution

Using Amazon SES is really cheap for sending your marketing newsletters. While using Amazon SES we need to make sure we are sending emails to only valid email ids. Bounced or invalid emails should not be retry email sending. Amazon SES can penalize by blocking your account if you are sending marketing newsletters to invalid […]

Amazon SES – Working With Request ID

Amazon SES Request ID Error in AWS SDK version 2

While upgrading our AWS SDK from version 1 to version 2, I faced a strange issue which kept me struggling for a day. The article is specifically for Amazon SES developers who are upgrading from AWS SDK version 1 to version 2. If you are beginner with Amazon Web Service you can get started with […]

Amazon Redshift – Working with JSON Data

Amazon Web Services Tutorial : Amazon Redshift JSON Query

Amazon Redshift JSON Functions Amazon Redshift has some built in JSON functions that allow extracting data out of JSON. You can easily modify JSON strings to store additional key=value pairs without needing to add columns to a table. Amazon Redshift JSON functions are alias of PostgreSQL JSON functions. JSON_EXTRACT_PATH_TEXT Amazon Redshift function is the most […]