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Integrate Amazon EC2 with Instagram

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About Amazon EC2

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service provides secure, reliable, scalable, and low-cost computational resources. It gives developers the tools to build virtually any web-scale application.

About Instagram

Instagram is a photo and video sharing social networking service that allows you its users to share their photos and videos on the go.

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Best ways to Integrate Amazon EC2 + Instagram

  • Amazon EC2 Integration Amazon EC2 Integration

    Instagram + Amazon EC2

    Start Stop or Reboot Instance in Amazon EC2 when New Media Posted is created in Instagram Read More...
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    Amazon EC2 Integration Start Stop or Reboot Instance
  • Amazon EC2 Integration Slack Integration

    Amazon EC2 + Slack

    Get notified in Slack when a new instance is created in Amazon EC2 Read More...
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    Slack Integration Send Channel Message
    Amazon EC2 is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. With this integration, you can get a Slack message when an EC2 instance is launched. Useful for keeping track of your resource usage and spotting when someone else has snuck in and rented your spot from under you. Connecting Amazon EC2 to Slack is easy and does not coding knowledge.
    How It Works
    • A new instance is created in Amazon EC2
    • Appy Pie Connect posts a message to your Slack account
    What You Need
    • Amazon EC2 account with at least one instance
    • Slack account
  • Amazon EC2 Integration Slack Integration

    Amazon EC2 + Slack

    Receive Slack notifications for new Amazon EC2 scheduled events Read More...
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    Slack Integration Send Channel Message
    This integration will post a message into a Slack channel every time an instance is created on the EC2 account you link with Appy Pie Connect. This is useful if you run your own business and want to know about what’s happening on your own cloud, so you can get to work straight away. You can set up triggers to notify specific Slack channels of each EC2 event type.
    How This Works
    • A new event is scheduled in Amazon EC2
    • Appy Pie Connect sends a Slack channel message
    What You Need
    • Amazon EC2 account
    • Slack account
  • Amazon EC2 Integration Gmail Integration

    Amazon EC2 + Gmail

    Create Draft to Gmail from New Scheduled Event in Amazon EC2 Read More...
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  • Amazon EC2 Integration Gmail Integration

    Amazon EC2 + Gmail

    Send Email in Gmail when New Scheduled Event is created in Amazon EC2 Read More...
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    Gmail Integration Send Email
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Connect Amazon EC2 + Instagram in easier way

It's easy to connect Amazon EC2 + Instagram without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New Instance

    Triggers when a new instance is created.

  • New Scheduled Event

    Triggers when a new event is scheduled for one of your instances.

  • New Media Posted

    Triggers every time a photo or video is posted to your account.

    Actions
  • Start Stop or Reboot Instance

    Start Stop or Reboot Instance

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How Amazon EC2 & Instagram Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Amazon EC2 as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Instagram as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Amazon EC2 to Instagram.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Amazon EC2 and Instagram

  • Amazon EC2 is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is dynamic, enabling users to have access to computing resources on-demand. Amazon EC2’s simple pricing structure is based on two factors:
  • Instagram is an online photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, share them either publicly or privately on the app, and follow other users’ feeds.
  • In this article I will be addressing how Instagram has utilized the services of Amazon EC2 for better performance and efficiency.

    What is Instagram?

  • Instagram is an online photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, share them either publicly or privately on the app, and follow other users’ feeds.
  • A user can set up their own account by signing up with either their telephone number or a Facebook account.
  • The user can then browse other people’s photos and videos, either by the people who they follow or by hashtag searches.

    Integration of Amazon EC2 and Instagram

  • When Instagram first launched in October 2010, it was written in Python and backed by MySQL databases. However, as the company grew (by May 2012 it had more than 30 million users. so did the difficulty of managing the database and supporting new users. The complexity led to outages and performance issues; at one point a single errant script took the site offline for half an hour.
  • In order to fix this problem, the company decided to move all data into Amazon S3 buckets, which are designed to store large amounts of data and distribute them over multiple servers. This allowed the system to be able to scale quickly without affecting performance.
  • As user numbers continued to grow, Instagram started having problems with handling image uploads and downloads from its S3 buckets. To fix these issues it switched to using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2. instances instead of standalone servers, which increased reliability and reduced costs after migrating from bare metal servers. The downside of using Amazon EC2 instances was that they were not specifically optimized for Instagram’s workload, and performance was significantly impacted.
  • Instagram’s most recent iteration of its architecture relies on another AWS service called ElastiCache, which is a hosted cache for web applications, such as Redis or Memcached. This change has significantly improved performance while reducing costs, and has enabled Instagram to handle more than one million new users every day since implementing the solution.

    Benefits of Integration of Amazon EC2 and Instagram

1. Reduced costs:a.. By using Amazon EC2’s spot instance pricing model when demand exceeds availability of standard instance types (usually priced at a discount), Instagram was able to reduce prices by 20% while still maintaining the same level of service. There was no need to purchase additional hardware or otherwise maintain idle servers in anticipation of higher loads; when demand rose, the spot instances would be allocated automatically.b.. Similarly, by using ElastiCache instead of standalone servers Instagram has been able to reduce server count by 75%. This has reduced operating costs while also providing greater scalability.2. Increased reliability:a.. By using Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS. volumes instead of local storage for the database backups, Instagram was able to eliminate single points of failure from its system architecture. Using EBS volumes also eliminated issues related to moving databases between machines, since all instances could now read from the same EBS volume instead of each machine maintaining its own local copy of the database.b.. Similarly, by storing all images in S3 instead of on local servers there is no longer a single point of failure for image storage; if any single server fails there are hundreds of others that can take over seamlessly without any interruptions in service.

  • With integration of Amazon EC2 and Instagram, there are many benefits overall. cost savings, reliability enhancements, and performance gains. By optimizing the usage of AWS services such as Amazon EBS volumes, ElastiCache, and Amazon EC2 Spot instances for peak demand periods, Instagram has been able to not only save money but also improve reliability and responsiveness for its customers.
  • Acknowledging that you rely on a third party for your critical infrastructure is not straightforward — especially when that third party is as big as Amazon Web Services — but in this case it appears that Instagram made the right decision for its organization's needs given its current stage of growth and business objectives.

The process to integrate Amazon EC2 and Instagram may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick solution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.