I’ve been struggling lately with thoughts on how to better manage my API Gateway and Lambda stuff. The serverless framework is nice, I suppose, but I want to have more control over things so I can get my hands dirty when I want to.
I’ve now deployed 2 applications that use the AWS API Gateway, both of which utilize Lambda and DynamoDB for the ‘backend’ and are, effectively, serverless from my point of view. This post will effectively be my review of the stack.
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I recently gave a talk at a local meetup (http://www.meetup.com/IndyDevOps/) and thought I’d share the slides for that presentation.
So you have a site that is on an EC2 instance, and you want to turn it into an SSL site. That’s a common task, but what if you have multiple SSL sites on that host. You can’t share the IP and still have things work for older browsers, so you end up using ELBs.
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If you have some static content you want to send to CloudFront, and you don’t want to redo all your hrefs to handle that for you, here’s a quick and dirty way to use Apache instead.
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Say you have a bunch of sites that are hosted on an EC2 instances, and for various reasons you’ve setup CloudFront to help handle the traffic. You have your normal webserver logs to give you part of the picture, but you probably will want to dig into the CloudFront logs as well in order to get a better picture of your actual throughput.
Thankfully, this is pretty easy. And somewhat annoyingly complicated.
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