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AWS Auto Scaling

AWS Auto Scaling

Auto Scaling helps you maintain application availability and allows you to dynamically scale your Amazon EC2 capacity up or down automatically according to conditions you define

An elegant way to ruin your company’s day – introduction to public AWS EBS Snapshots

An elegant way to ruin your company’s day – introduction to public AWS EBS Snapshots

Creating public (unencrypted) EBS Snapshots might not be a great idea. Even if you are going to share them “just for a second”. A lot can be fished out of these snapshots: ssh keys, tls/ssl certificates, aws credentials, private source code and internal (extremely) valuable HR/Accounting/IT documents.