Solved: Using filezilla for transferring files to AWS EC2 instances

Filezilla is a great free opensource tool for securely transferring files to and from Unix and Linux servers. Also, it’s secure in comparison  to doing ftp to a linux server.

If not already downloaded you can download filezilla from here .

By default you can enter user id and password  of destination server to connect to it on port 22.

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But in case of AWS EC2 instances you don’t get password instead you use the ssh key to connect to it.

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Solved: “Network error: Software caused connection abort”

Some time you may have noticed that your putty session is getting disconnected with error “Network error: Software caused connection abort”

This can happen because of time out setting on server or sometime due to firewall. To resolve this issue you will have to set a keep alive time for the session.

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Comparing AWS, Azure and Redhat exams

In last couple of years I’ve given certification exams of multiple cloud providers. While AWS and Azure exams are more theoretical and based on multiple choice questions. Redhat Openstack is practical lab exam. In this article I’ll be discussing the pros and cons of the different exam patterns.

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Azure Crash Course – WebJobs

  1. Azure WebJobs is similar to AWS Lambda a serverless technology.

You can run programs or scripts in WebJobs in your Azure App Service web app in three ways:

On demand – You trigger it when you need.
Continuously – It will keep on running in background always.
Schedule – You can schedule it to run on specific date and time.

Following file types are accepted:-

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AWS Crash Course – Redshift

Redshift is a data warehouse from Amazon. It’s like a virtual place where you store a huge amount of data.

  • Redshift is fully managed petabyte-scale system
  • Amazon Redshift is based on PostgreSQL 8.0.2
  • It is optimized for data warehousing
  • Supports integrations and connections with various applications, including, Business Intelligence tools
  • Redshift provides custom JDBC and ODBC drivers.
  • Redshift can be integrated with CloudTrail for auditing purpose.
  • You can monitor Redshift performance from CloudWatch.

Features of Amazon Redshift

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How to load data in Amazon Redshift Cluster and query it?

In the last post we checked How to build a Redshift Cluster? . In this post we will see how to load data in that cluster and query it.

Pre-requisite :-

Download SQL Workbench

Download Redshift Driver

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Once you have downloaded the above mentioned pre-requisites let’s move ahead.

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How to create a multi node redshift cluster?

In this tutorial we will see how to create a multi node Amazon Redshift  cluster. If you are new to Redshift refer to our AWS Crash Course – Redshift .

Pre-requisites :-

You will have to create an IAM role and Security Group for Redshift.

Refer How to create a Security Group and How to create an IAM role .

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Once you have created the role and security group follow below steps:-

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How to create a security group in AWS?

In this tutorial we will create a security group which we will use further while creating our Redhshift Cluster.

  • Login to your AWS VPC Console .
  • In the left Navigation Pane select Security Groups .
  • Once in Security groups section click on Create Security Group .
  • Enter details as below:

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