Migrating to VPC: flying blind on a rocket cycle
The AWS Virtual Private Cloud platform provides a mature network topology for your ec2 resources. It enables you to restrict access to resources in much finer grained ways than possible in ec2. Additionally, VPC allows site to site VPN; allowing you to extend your non-ec2 networks to ec2.
Today, I presented at GlueCon on the Craftsy VPC migration. I'll be posting several articles here in the coming weeks about that experience, including some specific examples of workarounds we implemented. In the meantime, here's the deck.