How to Setup Google SSO and AWS

This article contains the files needed to wire up our Google Apps SSO to aws. Enorder to setup the AWS sso in additional accounts you will need the following tools: Aws Account keys with Admin access Google Admin access aws cli tools Setup Google Apps First we will need to setup a Custom Schema element to hold role information for our users. By default, when you map attributes for SAML apps the pass Role to AWS you’ll only be able to select from existing attribute on your users. »

Ditched Verizon for Project-Fi

So I and my wife had it with paying $270/mo for Verizon Wireless every month. It makes it a pain because when we go near the Canadian border up by my wife’s hometown, we had to call and pay 35/mo for international coverage. So I was told about Project-Fi by an Android Developer at work. He said it was amazing, and I have to say he was 100% correct. We have coverage just about everywhere in the world. »

GRE VPN with Multi-endpoints to single server

So this is a continuation of the article I wrote yesterday about AWS VPC VPN’s with GRE. So in that article we discussed how to connect to machines point to point. Well what happens when the boss says hey lets does this for 20 machines. Well that solution will not work correctly. So lets get right into it. First you will need to use some minor changes in syntax for this to work. »

AWS VPC VPN connection to Linode with GRE Tunnels

So we have started to migrate from Linode to Amazon Aws at work. We are using a specialized AWS VPC design to make our infrastructure faster and strong then we could at linode. Also more secure. One of the major issues had to overcome is the lack of being able to directly connect aws to linode and linode to aws. So with some magic and special sauce we was able to come up with the following solution. »

back to good engineering

New Employment To begin lets talk about my new employment. I’m working for a startup in St Paul. We are doing some really cool stuff with chef and vagrant on my team to manage all of our infrastructure as we migrate from linode to Amazon AWS. Good Engineering So any company that is starting up these dates are all about the microservices. Piece of advice don’t do microservices from the get go. »