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Amazon VPC and RDS console to CloudFormation Property Mapping

A quick guide I put together for myself showing AWS Console parameters and how they map across to CloudFormation properties. This is useful if you’re moving away from using the AWS console and click-ops and starting to use CloudFormation. Table LegendTable text in bold – Recommended values to be set Table text strikethrough – Backward compatibility …

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AWS development environment shell script for WSL

Having a stable development environment is all about consistency. I got sick of trying to remember my development environment configuration and what was installed so I wrote a shell script to automate the initial setup. My editor of choice is Visual Studio code, but like most devs I use quite a few underlying tools including …

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Setup Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) for your website

Introduction Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) is Amazons email service. This guide shows how to configure the AWS Simple Email Service (SES) for SMTP to allow email from your EC2 production website, for example via a “contact me” form. I assume you are using Amazon Route 53 for DNS services. Using Route 53 automates certain …

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How to run a WordPress website on AWS for less than 50c per day

Why should I run my WordPress site on AWS? There are many choices to make when planning your website infrastructure. You can go the easy route and outsource web hosting to a third-party and for some organisations this might be a sensible solution, especially if you are not technically aware. The disadvantage to this is …

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