July 2016

Your AWS Account is a mess? Learn how to fix it!

Your AWS Account is a mess? Learn how to fix it!

Have you no wildcard ec2:* in your IAM policies? Your Security Group rules are as strict as possible? Your S3 Bucket Access Policies only contain rules you know? You know about every single resource that runs in your account? If so, stop reading and ple...

Create a serverless RESTful API with API Gateway, CloudFormation, Lambda, and DynamoDB

Create a serverless RESTful API with API Gateway, CloudFormation, Lambda, and DynamoDB

This article teaches you how to create a serverless RESTful API on AWS. You will use CloudFormation to define the API Gateway in combination with Lambda to implement the functionality. DynamoDB is used to store the data. The example’s source code is ava...

AWS Weekly 2016-29

AWS Weekly 2016-29

A quick summary of what happened in the AWS universe last week. Monday, July 18 Going Serverless: CloudSploit shared their migration story New course from AWS Community Hero ‪Lynn Langit: Amazon Web Services for Data Science Tuesday, July 19 Microserv...

DevOps and Security #c9d9

What are some of the best practices for building security as an integral part of your tools and practices throughout your delivery pipeline? On Tuesday I participated in an online panel on the subject of DevOps and Security, as part of Continuous Discussions (#c9d9), a series of community panels about Agile, Continuous Delivery and DevOps. Watch a recording of the panel: Continuous Discussions is a community initiative by Electric Cloud, which powers Continuous Delivery at businesses like SpaceX, Cis...

AWS Weekly 2016-28

AWS Weekly 2016-28

A quick summary of what happened in the AWS universe last week. Monday, July 11 Allocating costs: AWS Directory Service supporting tags. Developing serverless applications with Python: AWS has released a developer preview of chalice, the Python Serverl...

Serverless Big Data pipeline on AWS

Serverless Big Data pipeline on AWS

Lambda is a powerful tool when integrating different services on AWS. During the last months, I’ve successfully used serverless architectures to build Big Data pipelines. And I’d like to share my learnings with you. The benefits of serverless pipeline a...

AWS Weekly 2016-27

AWS Weekly 2016-27

A quick summary of what happened in the AWS universe last week. Monday, July 4 Selling software: AWS Marketplace supports ISV sellers based in the EU. Wednesday, July 6 Adding a manual approval to your deployment pipeline: AWS announced manual approva...

Serverless: Invalidating a DynamoDB Cache

Serverless: Invalidating a DynamoDB Cache

A cache in front of DynamoDB is boosting performance and saving costs. Especially true for read-intensive and spiky workloads. Why? Please have a look at one of my recent articles: Performance boost and cost savings for DynamoDB. Caching itself is easy:...

AWS Weekly 2016-26

AWS Weekly 2016-26

A quick summary of what happened in the AWS universe last week. Monday, June 27 AWS announced a new region: Asia Pacific (Mumbai). Server Density is discussing Alert Costs for DevOps engineers. AWS Compute Blog explains how to (Create and Deploy a Chat...


marbot

Are you part of a highly motivated DevOps team? Use marbot, a friendly chatbot, to forward all kind of alerts from your AWS infrastructure to Slack. Alerts are escalated across your team automatically allowing you to focus on your daily work.

Amazon Web Services in Action

Amazon Web Services in Action introduces you to computing, storing, and networking in the AWS cloud.

Customer Reviews:

Subscribe to free monthly updates.

One subscriber wins our book AWS in Action every month.


Subscribe for free