Deleting EC2 Volumes with the Status of “Available”

Occasionally you might find your self with lots of “available” EC2 volumes that are not attached to any EC2 Instances. If you find yourself wanting to delete them then this little powershell snippet can help. NOTE: I will create a shell / Awk based snippet at some point also for the Linux / Mac users […]

Setting Up an AWS VPC with a Private and Public Subnets Part 1

Introduction This Article is designed to cover the process of setting up an Amazon AWS  VPC with two distinct subnets one “private” with no direct access from public internet and a public subnet which can be accessed from the public internet. NOTE: Setting some of this up will of course incur Amazon charges so be […]

Building AWS EC2 instances with Puppet Enterprise

Building aws ec2 with puppet Puppet Enterprise has a useful system called Cloud provisioner which will manage the creation, deletion and puppet classification of virtual machines or “instances”.  This cloud provisioner system supports three well known virtualization / cloud systems;  Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine and VMware.  This document is going to cover the […]