AWS BI solution Amazon QuickSight provides a neat and powerful web console to handle most use cases. Nevertheless, as soon as a need for automation appears, relying on IaC can help increase productivity.
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As AWS Cloud adoption becomes more widespread throughout the industries, challenges arise how to govern IT resource usage and implement a coherent management for systems across on-premises and the AWS Cloud. This blog post gives insights in how the AWS offered Systems Manager capabilities could be extended from the cloud environment to your hybrid and on-premises environments.
IAM Roles are a critical security feature in AWS. Handling them is not very intuitive in the beginning. In this blog post we take a look behind the curtain and explain what’s going on when you assume a role.
The newly introduced ECS Anywhere feature lets us use our existing resources as Compute Power in Amazon ECS. Let’s talk about some basics and see how ECS Anywhere can be set up in Terraform!
There are many components under the Glue umbrella that can fit together into a cohesive big picture. In this introduction to Glue I’m explaining my version of this big picture.
Introduction As in traditional IT infrastructures, firms in regulated industries such as banks or energy providers have strict security requirements to comply with when using public cloud providers as well. However, cloud adoption is often driven by application development teams that are striving for increased speed and agility to launch new features in their application, but don’t care too much about those regulatory requirements. That makes it particularly important for IT governance functions to have effective tools to evaluate compliance with the aforementioned standards and gather evidence that can be provided to their internal or external auditors.
CDK GO is in preview, here are the pros and cons and a first VPC example TL;DR The GO module system is IMHO neater than node.JS or Python. But you have to get used to the strongly typed language GO.
Amazon CloudWatch is a managed service for storing, visualizing and analyzing logs and metrics data of applications and AWS infrastructure. The service is simple to configure and use and is priced based on usage. Thus, adoption is generally both easy and cheap compared to other tools such as Splunk, ElasticSearch, Datadog, and all the others out there. Upon heavy usage, it can become quite expensive though. This post summarizes some common cost drivers in CloudWatch and proposes strategies to identify these and reduce their costs.