If you are reading this post, it’s probably because you are knees deep into figuring out how to enable fine-grained access control. And that means you are delegating most of your identity and access management to the controls of the Open Distro for ElasticSearch (now OpenSearch) instead of AWS IAM…
When connecting your AWS environment to a SaaS solution in another AWS account, what do you say if you get asked whether you want to use AWS PrivateLink, Transit Gateway (TGW), or VPC Peering to accomplish this?
All three can co-exist in the same environment for different purposes. But let’s…
When I was tasked with installing a DataSync agent on EC2 to transfer data from its filesystem to S3, I had some questions.
“Why not skip EC2 and sync directly from the EFS filesystem?” “How does the networking work if I skip the EC2 step?”
The answers to these questions…
Reasoning about AWS costs using the AWS Cost Explorer and the AWS CLI
🚂 I’ll walk you through a train of thought. Along the way, you’ll see how I discover what aspects of CloudWatch and API Gateway are generating the most charges in the example AWS account, and how I…
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Using the serverless framework reduced deployment complexity by 97.4%.
Serverless here refers to application components with little to no IT overhead so you can focus on your main logic.
SAM is the Serverless Application Model. It’s an AWS abstraction over AWS CloudFormation that makes common serverless architectures easier to define.
You can use your API 12 Million times per year and pay AWS $0
🧞 An AWS Lambda function is flexible: