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Using t2.unlimited to Increase Packet Limitations
By Matthew Barlocker on November 15, 2018

I set out to find a credit mechanism or hard-coded limit in packets per second in AWS EC2. After all my findings set out in this series so far, I had one more test to perform around...

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PPS Spike Every 110 Seconds on AWS EC2
By Matthew Barlocker on November 13, 2018

I don’t know what to say about this post… I found something weird while investigating PPS on EC2. It seems to correlate with CPU credits on t1/t2/t3 instances, but is consistently...

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Payload Size and Max PPS on AWS EC2 - No Effect
By Matthew Barlocker on November 8, 2018

While benchmarking packets per second (PPS) in AWS EC2 and searching for hard-coded or other software-based limitations, my early findings suggested that there definitely was a credit...

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How to Monitor AWS Kinesis with CloudWatch
By Mark Siebert on November 6, 2018

If you’re using AWS Kinesis in your application, you’ll want to monitor your streams to make sure they are healthy and that your producers and consumers are interacting with them...

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk: Health and Metric Monitoring
By Keilan Jackson on November 1, 2018

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk allows you to quickly provision the infrastructure needed for an entire application without the hassle of managing the configuration of EC2 instances, Elastic...

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Packets per Second in EC2 vs Amazon’s Published Network Performance
By Matthew Barlocker on October 30, 2018

First, let  me say that I know AWS doesn’t promise anything about network performance as it relates to packets. At best, they leave it as a multivariate calculus problem for the reader —...

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