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  • Using the Secure String Parameter in Systems Manager Parameter Store

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  • Resolve Route 53 Private Hosted Zones from an On-premises Network

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  • Locking your Glacier Vault using the Amazon S3 Glacier API

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  • Amazon S3 Bucket Policies for VPC Endpoints

Amazon S3 Bucket Policies for VPC Endpoints

Amazon S3 Bucket Policies for VPC Endpoints Amazon S3 and Amazon VPC Relationship Amazon S3 is a versatile object storage solution that boasts virtually unlimited storage capacity. You can expect that your files will be durably stored in S3 given that AWS provides an SLA for this service. When creating your S3 bucket, AWS provides you with a unique bucket URL that you can use to access your S3 bucket directly from the public [...]

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  • Customer Master Key (CMK) Policy Management in AWS KMS

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  • Using the Secure String Parameter in Systems Manager Parameter Store

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  • IP Blocking: Use AWS WAF or NACL?

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  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Practice Exams

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  • Longest Prefix Match: Understanding the Advance Concepts in VPC Peering

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  • Instrumenting Your Application with AWS X-Ray

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  • Lambda Integration With Amazon DynamoDB Streams

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Kinesis Scaling, Resharding and Parallel Processing Kinesis Resharding enables you to increase or decrease the number of shards in a stream in order to adapt to changes in the rate of data flowing through the stream. Resharding is always pairwise. You cannot split into more than two shards in a single operation, and you cannot merge more than two shards in a single operation. The Kinesis Client Library (KCL) tracks the shards in the [...]

  • DynamoDB Scan vs Query

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ECS Task Placement Strategies A task placement strategy is an algorithm for selecting instances for task placement or tasks for termination. When a task that uses the EC2 launch type is launched, Amazon ECS must determine where to place the task based on the requirements specified in the task definition, such as CPU and memory. Similarly, when you scale down the task count, Amazon ECS must determine which tasks to terminate.  A task placement [...]

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