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Using Amazon Route 53 Resolver


In the previous blog post, we talked about Split-view DNS using Amazon Route 53, in which the DNS server gives out a different response to the same DNS query based on where the query came from. This is helpful if you are in a hybrid environment when you want an internal application to resolve a domain from a private hosted zone and external applications to resolve from a public hosted zone in Route 53. In hybrid environments, configuring Amazon Route 53 hosted zones can be tricky. Your VPC and on-premises resources may need to resolve DNS names hosted on the [...]

Using Amazon Route 53 Resolver2023-03-27T06:11:02+00:00

Is a Cloud Computing Career Still Worth Pursuing in 2023?


Cloud computing has remained a hot topic in the IT field for the past years, gaining even more attention during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between 2020 and 2021, there’s been a burst of cloud adoption from startups, mid-sized businesses, and even large enterprises as they looked for ways to adapt to remote work and digital operations. And it's no wonder, given the benefits it offers over traditional on-premises solutions, like more flexibility and scalability, better security, and improved collaboration and productivity. As the hype around cloud continues to grow and with the pandemic slowly easing up, you might [...]

Is a Cloud Computing Career Still Worth Pursuing in 2023?2023-03-27T09:19:20+00:00

7 Most In-Demand IT Skills for 2023


Every day the growth of technology is exponential, there will come a time when the technology you've just learned will be obsolete. If you’re currently exploring opportunities in the IT industry, we’re gonna tackle the article provided by Indeed about the best IT jobs for the year 2023. Below, you'll find information that reflects the current trends and offers a chance to explore new career paths. Despite the anticipated advancements in technology, our objective is to give you an idea of what to anticipate. Here are the top 7 most in-demand IT skills for 2023: 1. Full Stack Developer A [...]

7 Most In-Demand IT Skills for 20232023-03-27T09:20:42+00:00

AWS Amplify


AWS Amplify Cheat Sheet AWS Amplify is a platform that simplifies building and deploying full-stack applications with pre-built UI components, hosting options, and easy integration with AWS services. It's flexible and scalable, making it easy to add new features and adapt to changing requirements. Amplify Services AWS Amplify offers two main services: Amplify Hosting and Amplify Studio      Amplify Hosting a fully managed CI/CD and hosting service for single-page applications (SPA), using AWS S3 and AWS CloudFront to deliver content to users around the world. Amplify takes care of managing servers, scaling the infrastructure, or configuring DNS settings for [...]

AWS Amplify2023-03-08T02:00:27+00:00

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 2 of 2)


Introduction In the first part of this post, we covered the concept behind event filtering in AWS Lambda and learned how it could help you save money by invoking functions only when necessary. Now it's time to put that knowledge into practice. In this part 2, we’ll see event filtering in action using Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) as the event source. Overview A user sends a JSON message to the SQS queue. Event source mapping picks up the message from the queue and evaluates it against the specified filtering criteria. Event source mapping invokes the Lambda function synchronously when [...]

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 2 of 2)2023-03-27T13:10:47+00:00

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 1 of 2)


Problem statement You are primarily billed based on how long your Lambda functions run and how often it is invoked. This is why AWS Lambda is great for scheduled jobs, short-duration tasks, and event-based processes. But does this mean you shouldn’t use them for high-volume traffic applications? Well, the short answer is... it depends. Whether or not to use AWS Lambda for high-volume traffic workloads ultimately depends on the requirements of your application and the cost trade-off you're willing to make. Regardless, if you ever find yourself wanting to use Lambda in a high-activity application like stream processing, it’s good [...]

Reduce The Cost Of Your Lambda Functions With Event Filters (Part 1 of 2)2023-03-27T13:12:18+00:00

AWS Shared Responsibility Model


Cloud computing is changing the way businesses operate by providing scalable, pay-as-you-go infrastructure and services. The shared pool of configurable computing resources is made up of thousands of powerful physical servers located in data centers around the world and equipped with enterprise-grade processors capable of creating hundreds or even thousands of virtual machines for multiple customers. However, one of the primary concerns when migrating a private infrastructure to a public cloud service provider is how the customer will manage their resources and ensure the integrity of the system and data. In AWS, security and compliance are shared responsibilities between the [...]

AWS Shared Responsibility Model2023-03-27T13:20:11+00:00

Working With AWS CLI (AWS Command Line Interface)


What is AWS CLI? AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is a tool used to manage and interact with AWS Services using the command line. Users more comfortable in the command line can leverage the AWS CLI as it offers the exact scope of functionality as the AWS Console.  AWS CLI requires minimal configuration before you can use it. Installed it on your local machine running on Linux, Windows, and macOS.   What is the Difference Between AWS CLI and AWS CloudShell? Likewise, AWS CloudShell is another tool you can use to manage AWS resources using the command line interface. But [...]

Working With AWS CLI (AWS Command Line Interface)2023-03-27T13:31:20+00:00

Amazon Kinesis Data Streams vs Data Firehose vs Data Analytics vs Video Streams


Data Streams Data Firehose Data Analytics Video Streams Short definition Scalable and durable real-time data streaming service. Capture, transform, and deliver streaming data into data lakes, data stores, and analytics services. Transform and analyze streaming data in real time with Apache Flink. Stream video from connected devices to AWS for analytics, machine learning, playback, and other processing. Data sources Any data source (servers, mobile devices, IoT devices, etc) that can call the Kinesis API to send data. Any data source (servers, mobile devices, IoT devices, etc) that can call the Kinesis API to send data. Amazon MSK, Amazon Kinesis [...]

Amazon Kinesis Data Streams vs Data Firehose vs Data Analytics vs Video Streams2023-02-13T10:15:29+00:00

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