Overview of connecting to Amazon Web Services using the Python BOTO library. Get list of all instances. Get IP and name for each instance. Create a new instance. Create a new volume and attach to instance.
In this workshop we handled a problem Comcast gave us. They needed 8000 files edited but sent us 20000 files. We wrote a program to filter out the files we needed. In addition, we fixed up the files which were in the wrong and\or inconsistent formats.
You've run out of space on an EBS volume up at AWS and now you want to expand the drive. Expanding a drive on EC2 is relatively simple and is a procedure that comes up often. The steps are relatively straightforward especially if you have some background in VMWare.