The slow query log can be used to find queries that take a long time to execute and are therefore candidates for optimization. If you want to enable slow query log on your Amazon MySQL RDS instance, you need to be aware of 2 things :- To be able to enable and disable slow query log […]
Amazon recently announced that they have added an SMTP interface to their Simple Email Service. Now, this is pretty cool. This means that we can now use our very own cfmail tag in ColdFusion to send emails using Amazon’s SMTP/SES service. The Simple Email Service allows you to send emails – although you need to […]
I work with quite a few different Amazon EC2 instances on a daily basis and I use SSH command line interface to connect to these servers and as you can imagine, a normal command for that would look something like this :- Now, imagine typing that in for 5 different servers multiple times during the […]
A few days ago, I wrote an API wrapper for Amazon Simple Email Service. Today, I thought of converting it into a ColdBox Plugin for use within ColdBox apps. I have added the plugin source code to the existing github repository for the project. Feel free to use, test and report any issues (if found).
I work with Railo and Amazon S3 on an almost daily basis and one of the things I recently looked at was how to upload a file directly to Amazon S3 when a form with a file type field is submitted. Turns out it is pretty easy to do so. Railo has built in support […]
I recorded this video sometime back on present.me and I thought I would post it here as well. It’s a small video I recorded when I first started using Amazon EC2.
Amazon Simple Email Service is one of the services provided by Amazon Web Services. Directly quoting from their website :- Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) is a highly scalable and cost-effective bulk and transactional email-sending service for businesses and developers. Amazon SES eliminates the complexity and expense of building an in-house email solution or […]
I have been using Amazon S3 storage for well over an year now and I totally love the service. However, today I had a situation where I had to give access to a single S3 bucket (the AWS account has a lot more S3 buckets) to a particular user. So, turns out, you can use […]