How to connect your LAN to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

If you have a lot of your services hosted in the Amazon AWS public cloud, and are looking for ways to access your leased AWS resources in a secure way, this article is for you. Initially you started out accessing Amazon AWS over the public Internet. Over time, you have migrated more and more services […]
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How to create a cloud-based encrypted file system on Linux

Commercial cloud storage services such as Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage offer highly available, scalable, infinite-capacity object store at affordable costs. To accelerate wide adoption of their cloud offerings, these providers are fostering rich developer ecosystems around their products based on well-defined APIs and SDKs. Cloud-backed file systems are one popular by-product of such […]
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How to set up Ubuntu Desktop VM on Amazon EC2

Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 is the most widely used pay-as-you-go type of elastic compute cloud. You can launch a VM instance in a matter of minutes by using one of those Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) offered by EC2. If your use case of EC2 involves Ubuntu Desktop, you need to understand that it is […]
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How to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from command line in Linux

Amazon S3 is a cloud storage provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon S3 publishes a set of web services interfaces, upon which many third-party commercial services or client software are developed. In this tutorial, I will describe how to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from the command line in Linux. One of the most […]
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