Deploy AWS Redshift into a dedicated VPC on the EC2-VPC platform

The Problem: The Problem - By default new AWS accounts are based on the EC2-VPC platform. If you want to launch a Redshift cluster into a specific VPC that is not the default you must first create a Redshift Cluster Subnet. The solution: Create a Redshift Cluster Subnet that will be joined to a existing VPC (not the default VPC) which will then allow the new Redshift cluster to be launched into that dedicated VPC.

Deploy Wordpress to AWS Beanstalk using eb

The Problem Wordpress has lots of hosting options all of which cost money to be on a shared hosting server. I need a autoscaling & auto-healing Wordpress setup that will cost less than dedicated WP hosting while offering all the awesomeness of AWS. AWS is hard to setup all the moving pieces correctly, Beanstalk configures all those pieces while costing nothing other than paying for the AWS resources Beanstalk sets up.