This AWS RDS tutorial will show you how to set up MS SQL Server on AWS RDS. Amazon RDS is a cloud database that AWS manage all underlying servers for you. You will first see how to set up SQL Server on RDS. Next you will see how to access your SQL server from RDS.
If you need help on installing a server to connect to your SQL box from please see the tutorials below that may help:
This windows server tutorial will show you how to add a new user to your windows server. in this tutorial we are using windows server 2019 but this should work on most other versions of windows sever including windows server 2016. You will first create a new user and set their password. Next you will add the user to the the administrator groups. Finally you will log in as that user
This video will show you how to set up AWS backup. In this video you will see how to backup an EC2 instance on a schedule using AWS backup. You will see how to access AWS backup in the AWS console. You will then create a daily backup plan with a 35 retention period. You will then add a EC2 instance to this backup plan.
As Sys admins we are often tasks with working on multiple and disparate systems we need to know a little about everything to allow use to do our jobs effectively. This post will detail my top five MySQL commands to know – with one bonus command! The commands are:
Create database wordpress;
This command creates a database call wordpress.
The Command shows all databases that reside on the server.
Selects the wordpress database for use – all subsequent commands will run the wordpress database.
Shows all tables within the current selected database.
select * from courses;
Displays all information from the courses table.
Bonus Command! grant all on WordPress.* to ‘wordpressuser’@’localhost’ identified by ‘wordpresspass’;
Grants all permissions on the WordPress database from the user wordpressuser from the local machine with the password wordpresspass
If you want to see these commands in action check out the youtube video here:
Also be sure to download the cheetsheet here which you can save and print out:
This Ubuntu Linux AWS tutorial will show you how to install Ubuntu on AWS. First you will open EC2 and search for the Ubuntu AMI. You will then step through the wizard to configure connectivity options ensuring that the Ubuntu server has a public IP allowing you to access. You will then generate a key to access your server. Next you will convert that key from pem to ppk using puttygen. Finally you will connect to your Ubuntu instance on AWS using putty Putty & Puttygen are available from: