Every once in a while, you may need to do some cleanup and perform maintenance in AWS. One area where you can do some cleanup is the security groups. To check if security groups are in-used, is by way of the AWS Console. You can filter the security group via Instances. But that is not going to be enough. Security groups are also used in RDS as well as in load balancers. Overall, you have to be extra careful not to delete a security group that’s in-use. Fortunately, AWS will prompt you if you try to delete a security group that is still in-use. It’s a safety feature that can potentially save you from headaches.
This is what happens when AI takes over billing issues. The element of leniency, fairness and humanity goes out the window. Such is the case when servers were automatically shut down by Google Cloud due to a billing issue. Services were shut down because of a credit card problem. The email sent by Google to the company even threatened to delete the project if the billing issue is not resolved in three days. Read article.
Gitlab is moving from Microsoft Azure to Google Cloud Platform mainly due to its integration with Google Kubernetes Engine. Gitlab believes Kubernetes is the future and makes their platform to massively scale as it grows. The move is scheduled on July 28. Gitlab plans to use their Geo product for the migration of Gitlab.com. For more, read the article.