Archive For August 26, 2016

Amazon CLI for S3

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Some useful commands EC2 aws ec2 describe-instances aws ec2 describe-instances –region us-east-1 aws ec2 describe-instances –region us-east-1 –output table Any aws cli command can use the following flags *–profile – name of a profile to use, or “default” to use the default profile. *–region – AWS region to call. *–output – output format. *–endpoint-url –…

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Using the bioconductor AMI

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The current BioC release is 3.3 for which there is an Amazon AMI (ami-64d43409). I’m not sure why, but the AMI is in the us-east1 region which isn’t convenient for me, but we do not have permission to copy it. So all services have to be in the same availability zone (AZ) in us-east(Virginia). If…

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Setting up AWS CLI

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AWS has a command line interface which may be easier for programmers to use. To set up on a linux machine, use pip and configure pip install awscli aws configure The Access and Secret Access keys are created in the AWS console in the IAM tool. You need to create a user and give him/hser…

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