Today we are looking at how to automatically shut down EC2 instances at the end of the day automatically using a combination of Lambda and CloudWatch.
As yoy may have noticed I’ve migrated my blog from Ghost to Jekyll. Please do not be alarmed! As I am not able to put significant time into keeping a server running nginx and Ghost up to date with security updates.
So my background is mostly in GNU/Linux, I’ve ditched Windows long ago and I still dabble with Mac OS X (though an older version). Since February I have been doing a bit of work on IBM AIX systems, particularly with PowerHA (HACMP) clusters. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert but I have found using UNIX almost like speaking a strange dialect or creole. Everything is so similar and yet so very different.
Sorry for not posting in a while, I have been a bit busy. Here’s a quick tip.
If you’ve been using Linux for a bit you will be familiar with the file systems table (fstab(5):
/etc/fstab). You will also be fairly familiar with the contents of this file and it’s structure:
I am not going to lie, I am a big fan of AWS. I have been using AWS on and off for nearly 2 years now. I’ve done the training for both the AWS Solutions Architect Associate and SysOps Associate (although not got a certification yet). Shout out to acloud.guru.