Category Archives: AWS

How to update RDS instance (SingleAZ – Multi AZ)


I got the following message from amazon. Dear Amazon RDS Customer, A system update is now available for any Amazon RDS PostgreSQL database instances you created before 13 October 2015. We recommend installing this update to take advantage of several performance improvements and security fixes. You may choose to install […]

Part 2: Create an instance on EC2 and connect via ssh from local Mac


This time, we’ll ssh connect to an instance created on EC2 from a local Machine. Go to Part 1 for creating a instance on EC2. Download a “pem” file that you can download when you create an instance on EC2. (In this tutorial, we downloaded it to “Download” folder) You […]

Part 1: Create an instance on EC2 and connect via ssh from local Mac


Part 1: In this tutorial, we’ll create an Instance on EC2 and launch it. If already have an Instance, go to Part2 for ssh connection. Go to AWS and login. Go to EC2 and click “Launch Instance” Choose an AMI ( This tutorial uses ubuntu-trusty-14.04-amd64-server-20150325) Choose an Instance type (This can be […]