EC2 - Static IP’s For Nix Environments (RHEL/CentOS)

EC2 - Static IP’s For Nix Environments (RHEL/CentOS)

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I was recently tasked with investigating how to assign persistent static IP’s (four) to a RHEL EC2 instance. As a longtime Unix/Linux Engineer in a previous life, I (much like many of you right now) assumed this would be simple. I regret to inform you we were sadly mistaken. After a bit of research, I stumbled into quite a few separate ways to accomplish this goal. Here I have outlined what I believe to be the easiest methodology.

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Fun With Serverless

Fun With Serverless

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AWS released a learning path documenting the creation of a Unicorn ride service known as Wild Rydes. While the learning path (found here) is great at helping users understand the high level concepts of serverless architecture and the nitty gritty details of provisiong API gateways, DynamoDB tables, etc. it wasn’t very ‘real world’ friendly. This document aims to take the learning path a step up utilizing a few bash scripts, and the Serverless Framework to emulate a real world workflow. As a note I would strongly recommend completing the learning path as intended, then come back and revisit this page. That will give you a greater appreciation for how powerful and easy the Serverless Framework truly is.

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