Using Skeddly, you are able to easily create EBS snapshots on a hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly basis. In addition, Skeddly can be configured to delete those snapshots based on age, and keeping a minimum number of snapshots. Simple backup and delete strategies can be created. But more advanced strategies can be created as well.
For example, let’s say that you want to create snapshots under the following schedule:
Last week, Amazon announced the availability of two new SSD-based node types for Redshift. The announcement can be read here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/faster-cost-effective-ssd-storage-options-for-amazon-redshift/.
Amazon Redshift is a powerful tool for large-scale data analysis.
Today, we’re happy to announce that Skeddly has added 5 new actions to help you manage your Redshift cluster:
These new actions give you tools to manage your Redshift snapshots and clusters. Let’s take a closer look.
Today, Amazon announced 2 new instance types to add to the M3 family: m3.medium and m3.large. That announcement can be read here:
We are happy to also announce that Skeddly supports these new instance types when launching instances, changing instance types, and requesting spot instances.
Our Backup MySQL Server action now supports VPC. Until now, the helper instance that is launched had to run outside of VPC. Now we have added a field for your VPC’s Subnet ID (and optionally private IP address).
Using these new options, you can launch your helper instance inside your VPC so it can access your RDS instances inside your VPC.
Please note that spot instances currently do not support the assignment of a private IP address.
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