About Me

This is the blog of Melvin C Varghese, a Cloud Enthusiast and DevOps Engineer from Kochi, Kerala. He has 9 years experience with the IT field.

He is also an AWS certified SysOps Administrator and loves to write about Cloud technologies. His passion is working with Cloud servers. He has 1 year AWS experience and is looking for oppurtunities to grow in the knowledge of Cloud technologies.


AWS certified SysOps Administrator Associate – attained on 24th August, 2020

ExperienceJob RoleCompanyFrom DateTo Date
1 year 3 monthsDevOps EngineerInnovature Labs20 November 201814 February 2020
1 yearSystem AdminPearl Global
5 June 201730 June 2018
2 years 5 monthsService Desk AnalystBrahmaa Infotek20 August 201331 January 2016
5 years 2 monthsSystem AdminBrahmaa Infotek5 December 201031 January 2016


  • Total IT Experience: 9 years 10 months
  • DevOps Engineer: 1 year 3 months
    • Setting up Dev, Staging and Production environments for Pinmicro solutions
    • Setting up Dev and Staging environments for DOCOMO RCS
    • Docker, docker-compose
    • OSticket – ticketing system implementation
    • Zabbix monitoring basics
    • Google Admin, managing users and groups
    • Traefik Cloud Native Edge Router
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)
      • VPC, EC2, S3, RDS, IAM, SES, Route 53, Billing, ECS Fargate, ECR
      • Application Load Balancing
      • Auto Scaling
      • EBS disk resizing
      • Clean up unused instances and volumes
    • Alibaba Cloud
      • ECS, RAM, RDS, ApsaraDB
    • Gitlab and Gitlab CI/CD
    • Bash shell scripting (basic)
    • LAMP server, nginx
    • Linux server setup and security, from scratch
    • DB: MySQL, Couchbase
    • Let’s Encrypt free SSL configuration
    • Fluentd log collection
    • Prestashop Docker Setup
    • Tomcat configuration
    • Documentation