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Own your analytics data: Replacing Google Analytics with Amazon QuickSight
Making decisions based on data is compelling. Especially, when you wrestle with the most straightforward decisions like me. Google Analytics is the de-facto standard for tracking your customers while clicking through your websites and applications. I’ve...Read more
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6 unknown CloudFormation features you should know about
I was recently invited to a CloudFormation workshop with a group of early CloudFormation users. I soon realized that the group had a good understanding of the basics, so I started to introduce more advanced features. Today, I would like to share with y...Read more
Goodbye SSH, use AWS Session Manager instead
SSH is great. But the AWS Session Manager - whose full name is AWS Systems Manager Session Manager - matches the needs for interacting with your EC2 instances even better. BenefitsYou should think about replacing SSH with the AWS Session Manager becaus...Read more
My mental model of AWS
AWS is a complex system that no one can understand end-to-end? As AWS professionals we still have to deal with the AWS system daily. We design for AWS, and we debug our applications running in AWS. How can we deal with a system that is too complex to un...Read more
EKS vs. ECS: orchestrating containers on AWS
AWS announced Kubernetes-as-a-Service at re:Invent in November 2017: Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS). Since yesterday, EKS is generally available. I discussed ECS vs. Kubernetes before EKS was a thing. Therefore, I’d like to take a second...Read more
Migrating to Amazon Linux 2
I run all my EC2 workloads on Amazon Linux. It comes with a superb AWS integration, a secure default configuration, regular security updates, and I can open AWS Support tickets if I run into any problems. In late December 2017, AWS announced the succes...Read more
New book: Rapid Docker on AWS
Our learning experience designed for web developers and DevOps engineers who want to dockerize their web applications and run their Docker containers on Amazon Web Services. Prior knowledge of Docker and AWS is not required. Simple to use and fast to implement!
Andreas is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) and DevOps enthusiast. His first cloud project was to build the infrastructure for an online banking platform on AWS. Andreas loves to teach no matter if virtual or face-to-face. He is the author of Amazon Web Services in Action, published by Manning.
Michael Wittig is author of Amazon Web Services in Action (Manning). He helps his clients to gain value from Amazon Web Services. As a software engineer he develops cloud-native real-time web applications. He has expertise in distributed system development and architecture, with experience in algorithmic trading and real-time analytics.
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