AWS Compute Blog

Tag: Best Practices

EC2 instance block device mapping

How to mount Linux volume and keep mount point consistency

This post is written by: Leonardo Azize Martins, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, Professional Services Customers often use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Linux based instances with many Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes attached. In this case, device name can vary depending on some facts, such as virtualization type, instance type, or operating system. […]

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adding encrypted storage to instance

Must-know best practices for Amazon EBS encryption

This blog post covers common encryption workflows on Amazon EBS. Examples of these workflows are: setting up permissions policies, creating encrypted EBS volumes, running Amazon EC2 instances, taking snapshots, and sharing your encrypted data using customer-managed CMK. Introduction Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) service provides high-performance block-level storage volumes for Amazon EC2 instances. Customers […]

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Applying the Twelve-Factor App Methodology to Serverless Applications

The Twelve-Factor App methodology is twelve best practices for building modern, cloud-native applications. With guidance on things like configuration, deployment, runtime, and multiple service communication, the Twelve-Factor model prescribes best practices that apply to a diverse number of use cases, from web applications and APIs to data processing applications. Although serverless computing and AWS Lambda […]

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