Category Archives: AWS

Mass search logs from S3

Nowadays, most companies store their log files in S3 to keep them indefinitely or to remove them as time goes on using Life Cycle policies. The S3 interface isn’t optimal for downloading and analyzing these logs, however you can easily do so with the AWS CLI, gzcat, and grep. The first thing you’ll want to… Read More »

Creating your entire WordPress Stack using AWS Cloudformation – Part 2 – Security Groups (Firewalls)

In case you missed my last post, I am starting a series on creating/developing an entire WordPress stack from scratch. In Part 1, we discussed creating the underlying Network VPC infrastructure that will host your cluster. The VPC was unique from most templates I’ve seen, since it also included the ability to run dual stack… Read More »

Creating your entire WordPress Stack using AWS Cloudformation – Part 1 – The Network/VPC

I am starting a new series on this blog where I will take you through creating an entire WordPress cluster that uses its own secure VPC that meets PCI compliance standards. It will contain its own security groups, S3 bucket (or EFS which will be discussed later), Aurora Serverless RDS DB instance, Application Load Balancer,… Read More »