OpsWorks + Auto-scaling Windows Stacks

AWS has multiple ways of enabling Auto-scaling of EC2 instances. Two of which are Auto-Scaling Groups and OpsWorks. When setting up a stack in OpsWorks you’ll notice that you can add Load-based instances to scale the stack beyond the fixed instances you establish. The scale configuration that you specify on the below screen should be … Continue reading OpsWorks + Auto-scaling Windows Stacks

Installing .NET Core Preview 2.1 on Ubuntu Linux 16.10 Yakkety

So I followed the official instructions on how to install .NET Core on Ubuntu but ran into some lock issues at the very last command. Some might call it ‘clutch’. I initially received the following errors: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily available) E: Unable to lock the administration director … Continue reading Installing .NET Core Preview 2.1 on Ubuntu Linux 16.10 Yakkety