Tomate Frito en Australia

Personal

Pues sí, el tomate frito es una cosa tan española como Manolo Escobar. Y es algo que descubrí después de buscar, sin suerte, esta salsa de tomate que tanto nos gusta en el país de la paella. Mercadona, Orlando, Solís, Eroski, Dia, Carrefour… Por desgracia, nada de eso existe en Australia y ninguna de esas […]




Alibaba Cloud Academy Day 2020

Software Engineering

As you may know, I’m a fan of the Alibaba Cloud Academy since it came to existence. Their way to structure the certifications is unique and really teaches you how to leverage the cloud just the way you want. I personally have a number of certifications from them. My way was to first learn from […]



Exploring Aliyun’s Linux Distribution

Software Engineering

In this article I’ll go through the advantages of using Aliyun Linux, a CentOS-based Linux distribution developed and maintained by Alibaba Cloud. Compared to other available Virtual Machines like Debian/Ubuntu or RHEL/CentOS (amongst others), Aliyun Linux is made in the cloud and for the cloud.     Alibaba optimised this distribution to the point that, […]


Alicloud Container Registry Terraform Module

Software Engineering

A terraform module to create a private Container Registry namespace and a RAM role able to pull/push from the namespace created. Alicloud Terraform Module. NOTE: This module uses AccessKey and SecretKey from profile and shared_credentials_file. If you have not set them yet, please install aliyun-cli and configure it. Architecture Diagram After using this module, the […]


Build your own serverless ECS Instance monitor

Software Engineering

When dealing with critical ECS instances, specially the ones running our applications, many times we worry about their performance all the time, sometimes to the point in where we need to pay or learn to use a number of platforms in order to monitor it. Although you can create automatic alarms using CloudMonitor, sometimes you […]


IoT with Alibaba Cloud – Webinar

Software Engineering

Learn how your devices can connect to Alibaba Cloud’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution by setting up a simulated IoT device. Have a look to the Webinar I recorded while in Hangzhou at Alibaba’s offices last month. >> GitHub Repository with the full example For a modern IT-based enterprise, integrating your hardware into the cloud […]




The Apsara Conference (云栖大会) 2019

Software Engineering

This article is about my experience a the Apsara Conference 2019, for the Instagram stories posts go to my Instagram profile.     The Conference The Apsara Conference, also called “Yunqi Conference” in chinese, or “云栖大会”, is the biggest cloud computing & AI conference in Asia. This conference is held every year in Yunqi, Hangzhou […]



Why I chose to build Cirrus Audit on Alibaba Cloud?

Software Engineering

Alberto Roura is an Alibaba Cloud MVP, Tech Writer and ACP Certified. He is the founder of Cirrus Audit, a Cloud Consultancy business that is currently trialing a public beta of its first SaaS product for SMEs, a multicloud optimisation tool with special focus on APAC providers. Cirrus Audit Panel is the multicloud resource optimisation […]