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Making Spring Boot application run serverless with AWS

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In several previous posts I described how to setup your Spring Boot application and run it on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Although this is a great step to go from a physical server to one in the cloud there is an even better step possible! Going serverless. That means no costs for any server and no maintenance or configuring of servers! ...

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AWS Lambda/Java, DynamoDB and Api gateway integration

Introduction In this post I am going through a full (Java) example of integrating AWS Lambda, DynamoDb and Api Gateway to create a function and expose this function as a HTTP resource for other parties to consume. Before we dive into the details I will give a brief overview of the AWS services used in this example (as taken from ...

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Understanding AWS Billing and EC2 reservations

One of the most confusing things I approached when working with AWS was the Billing. There are tools which should help, but in the beginning they were just frightening. They looked somehow random and not consistent. My customer is running three zones with around 50 EC2 instances. Some timebased scaling is helping at prime time. A couple of instances are ...

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Docker for AWS – Getting Started Video

Docker for AWS allows you to exactly do that! This video shows: Create a highly-available Docker cluster on Amazon Web Services (0:00) Check configuration (5:43) Use Docker services to create a Couchbase cluster (8:23) Enjoy! couchbase.com/containers provide more details about how to run Couchbase in different container frameworks. More information about Couchbase: Couchbase Developer Portal Couchbase Forums @couchbasedev or @couchbase Reference: Docker ...

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Java on the AWS cloud using Lambda

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Amazon Web Services gets more popular by the day. Java is a first class citizen on AWS and it is pretty easy to get started. Deploying your application is a bit different, but still easy and convenient. AWS Lambda is a compute service where you can upload your code to AWS Lambda and the service can run the code on ...

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Configure AWS Elastic Beanstalk application to use SSL

In this post I show you how to set up HTTPS for an application (REST API) running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. This post is the last in a serie of three. As described in my previous two post I have performed the first two steps to obtain a SSL certificate for my subdomain and I am ready to use it ...

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Get a Certificate from AWS Certificate Manager

Recently AWS made the ‘Certificate Manager‘ service available in the Europe region. With this service you will be able to use SSL certificate (for free) with your applications hosted on AWS. The big advantage compared to the solution I described here is that this way I don’t have to put the certificate in my source code or have to copy ...

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AWS Lambda for Serverless Java Developers: What’s in It for You?

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How can serverless computing help your production infrastructure? The serverless computing architecture has been gaining attention during the past few years, since it’s focused on one of the major components in an application: the servers. This architecture takes a different approach. In the following post we’ll explain what it means to go serverless, and try to understand if and when ...

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Assigning a subdomain to a Beanstalk application with AWS Route 53

In a previous post I wrote about how to run a Spring Boot application on AWS by using Elastic Beanstalk. I also described earlier how to make your Spring Boot application making use of HTTPS instead of HTTP in combination with BoxFuse. I ended up in that solution to include the necessary SSL certificate in my application sources. Another way ...

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