With the endless flood of new products, features and changes from AWS and its surrounding ecosystem, it can be easy to miss an update. Our monthly round up highlights major announcements, product updates and behind the scenes changes we think are most relevant. With so many big announcements at re:Invent, December was predictably light on
Performance in EBS is widely misunderstood, resulting in many writing off EBS as a choice between “slow” or “expensive”. While there is some truth to that, I often see EBS implementations that fail to take advantage of cheap or even free options to boost performance. This article focuses specifically on GP2 volumes, which are SSD-backed,
Another re:Invent is in the books, and there were dozens of major announcements—too many to summarize effectively in a single post. This recap focuses on the ones most relevant to developers and engineers, which means IoT, HPC and machine learning don’t get a lot of coverage here. Some of the more significant announcements like Control
AWS hosts their annual conference next week in Las Vegas, bringing in 40,000+ people from around the world to showcase their company and roll out new and enhanced services for the coming year. It’s a big deal, and for many of us, how we spend 2019 will be greatly shaped by the announcements next week.
Last week, AWS announced new bucket-level controls to restrict public access to buckets. This is a big deal, as prior to this there was no way to definitively make a bucket and its contents private. AWS asserts that buckets were always private by default. In reality, buckets suggested private access in the past rather than
There is an endless flood of new announcements on changes to AWS and its surrounding ecosystem, so it can be easy to miss important announcements. This monthly post will inform you of the major announcements, product updates and behind the scenes changes we think are most relevant. There have been a lot of big announcements
The IT landscape is one that evolves rapidly and, when providing a service, one that is very dynamic in meeting demand. Since Google open sourced the Kubernetes project in 2014, it has gained a lot of popularity as a solution that manages containerized workloads/services, allowing for scalable configuration and automation. Kubernetes does a great job
Ideally, you’d like to create as much as possible in your AWS account with CloudFormation templates. Particularly when you’d like to use multiple accounts for security or billing purposes, having to go through a bunch of manual steps every time you create an account is not ideal. One of the first things you set up