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AWS: Useful AWS Bucket Policies

I plan to add more of these over time but for starters, here are a few helpful bucket policies I use while hosting static websites on AWS S3. ACCESS Public Access If you're building an Angular app or a single landing page, this is pretty much all you need. { "

Server-side Encryption in AWS

While learning AWS S3 encryption, I found most of the information online to either be technically dense or unnecessarily difficult to understand. Below are my plain English explanations. NOTE: I found this article and it does a much better job providing a comprehensive overview. I suggest reading this article Server

Radio: Prepare your podcast for iTunes distribution using AWS Elastic Transcoder

Amazon Web Services offers a suite of tools for podcast producers to distribute their audio online. There's CloudFront for caching, S3 for storage, Glacier for long-term storage, Elemental for real-time distributing, Tailor for server-side ad insertion. I thought it would be to fun to show how to use Elastic Transcoder

AWS: Using the command line to get an EC2 instance ID

Here are three ways to get the instance ID of an EC2 server using the command line. Built-in If you are logged into an Ubuntu machine. ec2metadata --instance-id Curl curl command using an IP address. curl curl command simplified. curl http://instance-data/

AWS: Connect to Lightsail using SFTP and Panic Transmit

Amazon offers a newer, simpler alternative to EC2 instances called Lightsail. Lightsail is very easy to use and excellent for any small business interested in creating a simple app. I was recently asked to create a Wordpress website using Lightsail and it took less than 10 minutes. In fact, the

How to publish an Mp3 to Icecast using NodeJS (Part 2 of 2)

In my previous article I share how to install Icecast on an Ubuntu instance on AWS EC2. This next article will now focus on publishing MP3 to Icecast (for web distribution) using NodeJS. Why Node? Although there are many excellent tools, like Nicecast, that can help you publish an Mp3

AWS: How to install Icecast on AWS EC2 (Part 1 of 2)

Icecast is an open source server designed to help you stream music over the web. The server is designed for DevOps administrators who prefer managing through configuration files. Today we will recreate a cloud-based radio station using AWS EC2, Icecast and Mac OS X. Step 0 - Setting up AWS
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