Tag: aws

  • Shrinking indices in Elasticsearch

    The Problem Today, we started receiving the following error from our production Elasticsearch cluster when a new index was about to be created: The error description was obvious that we would breach the shard limit of 1,000 when creating a new index. Confirming the number from the error message using _cat/shards endpoint, we see that […]

  • Static Websites with AWS CloudFront and S3

    Why CloudFront & S3 is better for hosting static sites? AWS CloudFront is a CDN that can be used to serve static HTML sites backed by S3 storage. S3 storage is very cheap. Combined with CloudFront, you can make your sites serve in low latency speeds. Deploy to S3 and start CloudFront cache invalidation Why […]