My previous article on the subject of adding a swap file to an Amazon EC2 instance focused on adding the swap file to the instance storage (also known as ephemeral storage) that comes with certain Amazon EC2 instances. This article discusses how you can still leverage the concept of swap files even on “EBS only” Amazon EC2 instances.
Connecting to databases via SSH Tunneling is something developers and IT professionals often need to do. And HeidiSQL is one of the more popular open-source database tools. While HeidiSQL fully supports SSH tunneling, there doesn’t seem to be any documentation about how to accomplish this. So, after struggling with this for a few hours and figuring it out, I put these instructions together to help others.
These days, cloud solution providers everywhere are marketing “serverless” solutions. While serverless computing is not at all new, it is getting a lot more attention due to the increasing popularity of DevOps and cloud in general. The promise is that serverless will eventually replace how developers currently create software and how this software is managed in production by operations. This article provides an introductory look at serverless. What exactly is it? And what additional advantages does it offer to the DevOps process?
Part 4 of my series on setting up a SharePoint 2016 development farm in Azure. In this article, we will perform the actual SharePoint 2016 installation. This will be a virtual machine (spVM) in the virtual network we created in Part 2 of this series. We will make spVM a member of the Windows Server AD domain, and then create a new SharePoint farm.
Part 3 of my series on setting up a SharePoint 2016 development farm on Azure. In this article, we will create a SQL Server 2014 virtual machine (sqlVM) in the virtual network we created in Part 2 of this series. We will make sqlVM a member of the Windows Server AD domain, and prepare it for SharePoint.
Part 2 of my series on setting up a SharePoint 2016 development or test farm on Azure using Azure PowerShell. This article focuses on the domain controller virtual machine deployment and configuration. It includes lots of details that are re-used in the subsequent parts.