Tag Archives: AWS

DevOps Pro Domain 2: Lambda

By | June 1, 2023

This article is the eighth in a series covering my AWS DevOps Professional certification study process, part 7 on Elastic Beanstalk is here. AWS Lambda is a “serverless” service. It is event-driven meaning that some action/event triggers it to run. With it, you can run code for without provisioning or managing VPCs or servers. In… Read More »

AWS DevOps Pro Domain 2: Elastic Beanstalk

By | June 1, 2023

This article is the seventh in a series covering my AWS DevOps Professional certification study process, part 6 is here. AWS Elastic Beanstalk is service for deploying and scaling web applications and services developed with Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, and Docker.. Upload your code and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment, capacity… Read More »

AWS DevOps Pro Domain 1: SDLC Automation – CodeDeploy

By | June 1, 2023

This article is the second in a series covering my AWS DevOps Professional certification study process. Part 1 is here. CodeDeploy AWS Managed deployment service that automates application deployments to (1) EC2 instances, (2) serverless Lambda functions, (3) AWS ECS services, or (4) on-premises virtual machines. Ansible, Terraform, Chef, Puppet are similar services. *CodeDeploy does… Read More »

AWS DevOps Pro Domain 1: CodeCommit & CodeBuild

By | June 1, 2023

In this series of articles, I’m going to go through Domain 1 of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional exam guide. As such, I will break down each of the concepts into walk-throughs of the process: 1.1 Apply concepts required to automate a CI/CD pipeline Set up repositories Set up build services Integrate automated testing… Read More »

Studying for the AWS DevOps Professional Certification (DOP-C01)

By | June 1, 2023

OK! It’s time to stop dithering, dilly-dallying, lolly-gagging, and procrastinating!!!! I’m going to start studying for the AWS Certified DevOps professional certificate! Why are you blogging about it? To keep myself honest (and to help me review while on the road), I’m going to be posting my study notes in blog-format here. This will help… Read More »

SSH Agent Forwarding in AWS

By | February 13, 2021

Common scenario: You’ve got a bastion host within your AWS VPC with a public IP address. You SSH into this box and then want to do something on a different server on a private subnet within the VPC: If you NOW do a regular SSH tunnel from the bastion host to the internal server using… Read More »

AWS re:Invent 2020 starts today!

By | December 1, 2020

It’s a few hours before Andy Jassy’s keynote and I’m unreasonably excited! One of the *best* perks of being an AWS Hero is that I get a free ticket to re:Invent every year. During the conference we get pre-release info, front row seats at the keynotes, and get to chat with some of the low-level… Read More »

Multi-cloud management with Morpheus Data

By | November 10, 2019

I spent some time out in California with several tech/cloud/awesome companies for Cloud Field Day 6 (as well as some amazing cloud delegates!) and I’ve been meaning to write about some of the really cool stuff that I saw out there. So with that I want to tell you about Morpheus Data. The Problem Your… Read More »

AWS EFS & S3 Case Study

By | February 19, 2019

I recently helped a customer migrate from Azure to AWS and they had some unique and interesting storage needs that I thought would be excellent material for a blog post. What made this particular design interesting from a storage perspective was the customer’s syncing requirements. Background Customer X was having some issues with their Azure… Read More »

re:Invent Dev Chat CloudFormation Template

By | November 30, 2018

(or – OH MY GOD I TALKED AT RE:INVENT!!!) This last week was the big AWS conference called re:Invent.  I’ll have more to talk about on it later but for right now I promised the good folks who watched our Dev Chat that I’d post my CFT on github.  So here it is: https://github.com/mistwire/CloudFormationTemplates/tree/master/ReInvent_Demo_CFT