AWS

Connecting to AWS Aurora database using SQL client

Having a visual way to explore the database, run queries, take backups, view database schema, etc. is oftentimes quite handy. If you have your favorite SQL client and/or if you feel like using a CLI might not be the best choice for your situation, here’s a quick step-by-step guide that on connecting to AWS Aurora using a desktop client. Finding necessary connection info in AWS console Log in to the AWS console Go to RDS Click Database instances Select the instance you want to connect… Read More »Connecting to AWS Aurora database using SQL client

Setting up 301 redirects with AWS load balancer

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If for some reason, you don’t want to set up 301 redirects within your application (e.g. using redirect modules or plugins provided by/for popular CMSs) and/or you want to move redirect rules out of the configuration files on your server, moving them up to the load balancer level might be the best option for applications hosted on AWS. As an example, this might be useful for web applications that run on multiple platforms and/or servers behind a load balancer, which serves as a reverse proxy.… Read More »Setting up 301 redirects with AWS load balancer