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🎧 AWS-to-go: Podcast series to get started with AWS

Get started with AWS or broaden your knowledge while walking, biking, running, driving, or whenever you enjoy listening to podcasts. Our podcast series AWS-to-go will guide you through the most important aspect of AWS. To do so, we are going through eac...

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Launching cloudonaut talent

We launched our blog cloudonaut in 2015, and published more than 340 articles and started to record and publish a podcast episodes and videos since then. However, cloudonaut was always a side project for us. Because we would like to put more energy into...

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Amazon Web Services in Action 3rd Edition: Early Access

About seven years ago, Michael and I started to write a book about Amazon Web Services. We were beginning our consulting business, and writing a book seemed like an excellent way to demonstrate our expertise. Our publisher Manning launched our book Amaz...

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Parental Leave (Michael)

Taking care of my family is the number one priority for me. Luckily, Andreas and I bootstrapped a profitable business that provides us tremendous freedom. Starting today, I’m on parental leave for the next six months. I’m looking forward to dedicating m...

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Celebrating five years of marbot

Five years ago, we released marbot - ChatOps for AWS . Back in the day, marbot connected Amazon CloudWatch and Slack to spread alerts among your team members. Today, marbot configures AWS monitoring rules, receives alerts from any AWS service, and provi...

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Parental Leave (Andreas)

This is the last thing on my checklist before I leave for nine months. Until January 2022, I take on the joys and responsibilities of child care. Having children in GermanyMy wife and I have two children who are three years and nine months old. In Germ...

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cloudonaut plus - Behind the scenes

Since November last year, we published more than 20 videos and online events with tips, pitfalls, code examples, and our independent opinion. We covered AWS SSO, IMDSv2, IAM policies, S3 encryption, AMP, and many more. The community of cloudonaut plus m...

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CloudFormation Modules

Copying and pasting code or configuration comes with a lot of challenges. Fixing a bug requires you to find all the copies to fix them as well. Adding new features to all the copies becomes difficult if copies diverge. That’s why many programming langua...

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Guest authors wanted!

Have you ever dreamed of publishing an article on cloudonaut? Are you a freelancer or employee who wants to attract attention to boost your career? This is your chance! We are looking for guest authors who are interested in publishing an article on clou...

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5th Anniversary of cloudonaut

We published the first blog post five years ago, on May 9th, 2015. This was the time when we were writing our first book Amazon Web Services in Action. Since then, we have published 250 blog posts, improved our writing, and received tremendous feedback ...

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On the way to sustainable open source projects

Open Source software is the heart of the modern world. Why do we love open source? Maybe, because we can review the source code? Or because we can modify it? The honest answer is: because it is free. Which is contradictory in a capitalist world, isn’t i...

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In the making: Rapid Docker on AWS Video Course

In October 2019, we released Rapid Docker on AWS as an eBook. Today, we launch early access to our new Video Course. Rapid Docker on AWS is designed for DevOps engineers and web developers who want to run dockerized web applications on AWS. We lead you ...

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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 ...

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We have a podcast!

We launched the cloudonaut Podcast! Every other week, Andreas or I prepare the topic of the podcast. The topic is not known to the other one, which results in surprising conversations inspired by our daily work with AWS. Subscribe to the podcast: Appl...

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School's Out For Summer

Michael and I have just returned from a trip to France where we enjoyed the sun, the beach, the pool, and - of course - the cheese. We are giving away 25 printed books Amazon Web Services in Action to students who are keen to get started with AWS during...

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Hot off the press: Amazon Web Services in Action Second Edition

We wrote and published the first edition of Amazon Web Services in Action in 2015. Our book quickly became a bestseller. We are still amazed by the positive feedback we receive from our readers every day. Thanks for that! Nevertheless, AWS is changing f...

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DevOps on AWS Radio

Paul Duvall (CTO at stelligent) interviewed Andreas and me for the DevOps on AWS Radio. We talked about: Our book Amazon Web Services in Action and what changed in the second edition Our top 3 recommendations for enterprises on what to do to be most s...

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Rapid CloudFormation: cfn-modules

Today, we release a new open source project to make your CloudFormation live easier. We promise rapid CloudFormation with cfn-modules. Our modules provide common building blocks to automate your infrastructure with plain CloudFormation templates. Why c...

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New CloudFormation Templates - Store your state

We help numerous clients to automate AWS with the help of CloudFormation. As you can imagine, we can reuse CloudFormation templates across clients. The template library comes with several advantages: Higher quality: we continuously improve the template...

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Meet me at AWS re:Invent and have breakfast with me

If you attend this year’s AWS re:Invent, this blog post is for you! I will invite a group of people to have breakfast together on Tuesday morning (Nov 28, 9-10am) offside the noisy halls where you could get your complimentary re:Invent breakfast. Food a...

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