Serverless Slack Bot Hero Award

marbot, our chatbot, won the Serverless Slack Bot Hero Award at the AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition! Andreas and I are proud and happy winners. Thanks to Amazon and Slack for organizing the hackathon. marbot forwards alerts from Amazon Web Services t...

Beyond the default: a Multi-VPC architecture

I created my first AWS account on December 23, 2012. The one thing that surprised me most was the possibility to define private networks with Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). As this allowed me creating isolated areas, a fundamental prerequisite for buildin...

Introducing the real-time data store: Kinesis Streams

Kinesis is all about real-time data: Kinesis Streams are a temporary store for real-time data. Append new events or read all events in order. Kinesis Analytics helps you to analyze data in real-time. Kinesis Firehose ingests real-time data into data st...

marbot, our submission to the AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition

Three things Michael and I love to do most: prototyping innovative products, playing around with the latest technology and learning new things. That is why we decided to take part in the AWS Serverless Chatbot Competition. We’d like to introduce marbot,...

Connecting Kinesis Analytics with AWS IoT

In a previous post, Getting started with AWS IoT and Tessel, you learned how to send temperature data from your Tessel microcontroller to an AWS IoT topic. You also learned how to set up an alarm that fires whenever the temperature goes above a certain ...

New CloudFormation Templates - VPC bastion host, Jenkins, Security AWS Config

We released four new CloudFormation templates and updated the other templates to work together with the new SSH bastion host. Using our Infrastructure as Code templates will help you to bootstrap common setups on Amazon Web Services (AWS) within minutes...
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