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Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

2022-10-05T16:40:01+00:00

Bookmarks Components Storage Networking Security Monitoring Pricing What is Amazon EKS? A managed service that allows you to run Kubernetes on AWS without installing, operating, or maintaining your own Kubernetes control plane or nodes. Integration with various AWS services to provide scalability and security for your applications: Amazon ECR for container images Elastic Load Balancing for load distribution IAM for authentication Amazon VPC for isolation Components Clusters An EKS cluster is made up of two main components: EKS control plane It is made up of nodes that run the Kubernetes software [...]

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)2022-10-05T16:40:01+00:00

AWS Transfer Family

2021-11-11T09:22:08+00:00

Bookmarks Benefits How to delegate access Managing users Pricing AWS Transfer Family is a secure transfer service for moving files into and out of AWS storage services, such as Amazon S3 and Amazon EFS. With Transfer Family, you do not need to run or maintain any server infrastructure of your own. You can provision a Transfer Family server with multiple protocols (SFTP, FTPS, FTP).   Benefits   Fully managed service and scales in real time. You don't need to modify your applications or run any file transfer protocol infrastructure. Supports up to 3 Availability Zones and is backed [...]

AWS Transfer Family2021-11-11T09:22:08+00:00

How to Create Wait Conditions in a CloudFormation Template

2021-05-01T07:38:04+00:00

Wait Conditions, as the name suggests, is a tool used to control the order of creation of the AWS resources in a CloudFormation stack. It can pause the creation of a stack and wait for a signal to ensure that specific resources and configurations were properly launched before resuming the stack creation process. Use cases: For example, you want to make sure that a specific domain name is working before you can conclude that your application is indeed up and running. Or perhaps, you want to make sure that a particular stack resource can access an external API endpoint (or [...]

How to Create Wait Conditions in a CloudFormation Template2021-05-01T07:38:04+00:00

Specifying Triggers for AWS Config Rules

2021-05-04T07:37:33+00:00

AWS Config allows you to set “rules” to evaluate configuration settings on your AWS resources. The result of these rule evaluations are then displayed on the AWS Config web console. You can control the frequency of rule evaluations by AWS Config by specifying a trigger. A trigger refers to the method of evaluation for your config rules. There are two types of triggers to select from when creating a rule. 1. Configuration Changes When “configuration changes” is enabled, AWS Config will evaluate the config rule when specific resources are created, changed, or deleted. In simple terms, as the name implies, [...]

Specifying Triggers for AWS Config Rules2021-05-04T07:37:33+00:00

Amazon Textract

2021-05-06T05:12:26+00:00

A fully managed document analysis service for detecting and extracting information from scanned documents. Returns extracted data as key-value pairs (e.g., Name: John Doe) Supports virtually any type of documents Can detect text written in Standard English alphabet and ASCII symbols. Common Use Cases: Building search indexes Importing documents into a business application Building automated document processing solutions Text extraction for Natural Language Processing (NLP) Applications Maintaining document compliance Concepts Amazon Textract returns a confidence score for each identified element, which indicates the probability that a given prediction is correct. A low-confidence score can be rerouted to Amazon Augmented AI [...]

Amazon Textract2021-05-06T05:12:26+00:00

Amazon Augmented AI (A2I)

2021-05-06T04:24:52+00:00

Amazon A2I is a service that helps you easily integrate human reviews in a machine learning workflow. Simplifies managing a large number of human reviewers at scale. Has direct integration with Amazon Textract and Amazon Rekognition Common Use Cases: Content Moderation where human oversight is required to judge uncertain results from a machine learning model. Manual reviews of low confidence predictions due to documents that are scanned poorly or contain bad handwriting.  Concepts Task type Type of task to be reviewed. Available task types Key-value pairs extracted by Amazon Textract Unsafe content flagged by Amazon Rekognition Custom machine learning workflows [...]

Amazon Augmented AI (A2I)2021-05-06T04:24:52+00:00

Amazon Personalize

2021-05-06T05:05:05+00:00

A fully managed machine learning service for building recommendation systems. Amazon Personalize allows you to train, build, and deploy recommendation models without an extensive machine learning experience. Offers batch and real-time recommendations. Common Use Cases: Personalized product and content recommendations. Product rankings. Improves marketing communication through individualized push notifications and emails. Concepts Amazon Personalize can provide recommendations based on real-time data, historical data, or a mix of both. Event trackers Records user interactions in real-time. Recipe Refers to the algorithm to be used in training a solution for a given use case. Available Recipes USER_PERSONALIZATION - optimized for personalized recommendation [...]

Amazon Personalize2021-05-06T05:05:05+00:00

AWS Managed Policies For Job Functions

2021-04-19T10:55:09+00:00

AWS managed policies for job functions are policies that contain sets  of permissions required for a specific job function or role (especially in the IT industry). It is designed to simplify the creation of policies by combining the permissions for many services into a single policy. You can attach these policies for job functions to any group, user, or role.  To further understand this, let’s consider the scenario below: Mikee is the new database administrator of a social media startup that leverages on Amazon Web Services. She was assigned to configure the minimum set of permissions in IAM so she [...]

AWS Managed Policies For Job Functions2021-04-19T10:55:09+00:00

Amazon Aurora vs Amazon RDS

2021-08-25T05:52:21+00:00

Aurora RDS Type of database Relational database Features • MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible. • 5x faster than standard MySQL databases and 3x faster than standard PostgreSQL databases. • Use Parallel Query to run transactional and analytical workloads in the same Aurora database, while maintaining high performance. • You can distribute and load balance your unique workloads across different sets of Aurora DB instances using custom endpoints. • Aurora Serverless allows for on-demand, autoscaling of your Aurora DB instance capacity. • Has several database instance types for different kinds of workloads and support five database engines - MySQL, PostgreSQL, [...]

Amazon Aurora vs Amazon RDS2021-08-25T05:52:21+00:00

AWS Glue

2021-09-26T03:34:56+00:00

Bookmarks Use Cases Concepts Populating the AWS Glue Data Catalog Authoring Jobs Glue DataBrew Monitoring Security Pricing Validate Your Knowledge A fully managed service to extract, transform, and load (ETL) your data for analytics. Discover and search across different AWS data sets without moving your data. AWS Glue consists of: Central metadata repository ETL engine Flexible scheduler Use Cases Run queries against an Amazon S3 data lake You can use AWS Glue to make your data available for analytics without moving your data. Analyze the log data in [...]

AWS Glue2021-09-26T03:34:56+00:00

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