June 2016

The Life of a Serverless Microservice on AWS

The Life of a Serverless Microservice on AWS

In this post, I will demonstrate how you can develop, test, deploy and operate a production-ready Serverless Microservice using the AWS ecosystem. The combination of AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway allows us to operate a REST endpoint without the need...

Setup Amazon EFS in 60 seconds

Setup Amazon EFS in 60 seconds

AWS announced Amazon EFS, a scalable network file system, at re:Invent 2014 almost two years ago. Finally, EFS is now generally available and production-ready in US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), and EU (Ireland). Are you interested in giving EFS...

AWS Weekly 2016-25

AWS Weekly 2016-25

A quick summary of what happened in the AWS universe last week. Monday, June 20 AWS announced EC2 is now supporting SQL Server 2016. AWS Blog published a guest post: Zynga Gets in the Game with Amazon Aurora. Software Engineering Daily is discussing Se...

Performance boost and cost savings for DynamoDB

Performance boost and cost savings for DynamoDB

DynamoDB is offering a managed, scalable and highly available database. Compared to SQL databases a big advantage of DynamoDB is the ability to scale the read and write throughput. This allows you to scale the database along with your application layer,...

AWS Weekly 2016-24

AWS Weekly 2016-24

Quick summary of what happened in the AWS universe last week. Monday, June 13 Cloud Academy explained Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Amazon Kinesis Firehose Tuesday, June 14 AWS SES Blog announced Amazon SES Now Supports Email Headers in No...

Using S3 for static web hosting

Using S3 for static web hosting

Hosting a static website is possible with S3, an AWS service that offers unlimited cloud storage capacity. You are able to deliver static content like HTML, CSS, images (e.g., PNG and JPG), audio or videos. You can’t execute server-side scripts like PHP...

6 tips and tricks for AWS command-line ninjas

The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) allows you to manage AWS services. Using the CLI from your terminal interactively allows you to half-automate tasks and frees you from logging into the AWS Management Console. In addition integrating the CLI into shell scripts allows you to automate your infrastructure and the configuration of EC2 instances during the boot process. This article covers typical hurdles when using the AWS CLI. Command CompletionWhen using the CLI interactively within your terminal comman...


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