ETL with a Glue Python Shell Job: Load data from S3 to Redshift
Gaining valuable insights from data is a challenge. After collecting data, the next step is to extract, transform, and load (ETL) the data into an analytics platform like Amazon Redshift. Luckily, there is a platform to build ETL pipelines: AWS Glue. I...Read more
How to dockerize your Python Django application for AWS Fargate?
The biggest game-changer for Docker on AWS was the announcement of AWS Fargate. Operating Docker containers could not be easier. With AWS Fargate, you launch Docker containers in the cloud without any need to manage virtual machines. Django is a popular...Read more
Going to AWS re:Invent is an excellent opportunity to discover the latest services, to deepen your knowledge, and to meet interesting people from all over the world. Our goal is to connect you with an open-minded professional. With re:Invent Roulette, w...Read more
Review: AWS Global Accelerator - Improving Latency and Design for Failure
The Cloud is all about networking. AWS introduced Global Accelerator at re:Invent in 2018. A year after that, it is about time to review the service. AWS Global Accelerator makes use of Amazon’s worldwide infrastructure and is designed to improve the pe...Read more
Resilient task scheduling with ECS Fargate
Many applications use scheduled jobs to automate recurring tasks, such as: Generating and sending a monthly report. Disabling users who haven’t logged in for more than 365 days. Deleting stale data from the database. Doing so is simple, as long as an...Read more
How we run our blog cloudonaut.io
Now and then you ask us: How do you run cloudonaut.io? Today, I want to share some insights with you about the work and technology behind the scenes of our blog. How do we come up with new topics? How do we host this website? How do we survive to be li...Read more
Show your Tool: awsume
In this series, we present AWS tooling from the community for the community. We talk directly with the tool makers. Who are they? What problem does the tool solve? And what motivates them to contribute to open-source AWS tooling. This time, we talk wit...Read more
Rapid Docker on AWS out now
As a developer or DevOps engineer, you want to focus on shipping great experiences to your customers. Therefore, we have designed a fast and easy way to bundle your application into Docker containers and run them on Amazon’s worldwide infrastructure in ...Read more
How to avoid S3 data leaks?
You can also listen to this topic in our podcast! Not a week goes by without a frightening announcement that an organization has leaked confidential data from Amazon S3 accidentally. Most often, the root cause of a security breach is a misconfigurati...Read more
Prevent CloudFormation Change Sets from piling up
Recently, I’ve stumbled upon a problem when using aws cloudformation deploy within deployment pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab CI, …) that I wanted to share with you. Usually, I’m using the AWS CLI to deploy CloudFormation stacks. aws cloudformation package ...Read more
Incident Management for Slack
Team up to solve incidents with our chatbot marbot. Never miss a critical alert. Escalate alerts from your AWS infrastructure among your team members. Strong integrations with all parts of your AWS infrastructure: CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, EC2, ...