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Customize Your Invite Links with Amazon S3 Website Redirect


If you use Discord, Slack, or Telegram, you're probably familiar with those long and complicated invite links used to join servers or channels. These links can be difficult to remember and may even discourage some people from joining. With URL redirection, you can create a custom and easy-to-remember domain name for your invite links. For example, you might use a domain like "" that redirects to the invitation page of your Discord server, which might look something like this: "". Inviting people thru a custom domain can reinforce your brand and make it easier for others to share and join [...]

Customize Your Invite Links with Amazon S3 Website Redirect2023-03-29T03:47:22+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

Build Your Own Slack Commands with Lambda Function URL


What are Lambda Function URLs? In the past, calling a Lambda function over HTTP required a lot of setup and configuration with API Gateway. The process of setting up API resources and methods, and linking them to the appropriate Lambda function, can be overwhelming, especially for developers who are new to it. With the function URL feature of the AWS Lambda service, you can create a secure HTTPS endpoint dedicated to a Lambda function. This means that instead of using an intermediary service (like Amazon API Gateway), you can directly invoke your function by simply sending an HTTP request to [...]

Build Your Own Slack Commands with Lambda Function URL2023-03-27T13:29:20+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

AWS re:Invent 2022 Announcements for AWS Machine Learning Engineers and Data Scientists


Every year, professionals all around the world attend the most transformative tech event —  AWS re:Invent. Here, a LOT of new AWS services and capabilities are announced and discussed. In this post, we will focus on the major announcements relevant to data scientists and ML engineers! A Gentle Introduction to Amazon SageMaker   The major announcements discussed in this post focus on SageMaker, so we will spend a paragraph or two quickly talking about the service.    Amazon SageMaker is the machine learning platform of AWS that helps solve a variety of requirements of data scientists, developers, and machine learning [...]

AWS re:Invent 2022 Announcements for AWS Machine Learning Engineers and Data Scientists2023-03-27T13:58:59+00:00

AWS re:Invent 2022 Highlights


If you’re new to AWS and haven’t heard of re:Invent, this is a global cloud community event where AWS announces new features and services. You also get to meet like-minded IT professionals who are eager to learn more about cloud computing. For November 28, 2022 - December 2, 2022, the biggest, most comprehensive, and the most vibrant event will be held again in Las Vegas. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the list of new services and updates on existing AWS services. New AWS services  Name  Description  Amazon CodeCatalyst (Preview) A unified software development service  Amazon [...]

AWS re:Invent 2022 Highlights2022-12-14T08:58:51+00:00

Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)


Bookmarks Concepts Security Monitoring Pricing Amazon MSK Cheat Sheet A service that uses fully managed Apache Kafka to ingest and process streaming data in real-time. Concepts Configuration If you do not specify a custom MSK configuration, a default configuration will be assigned to a cluster. You can use the custom configuration to new or existing MSK clusters. MSK configurations allow you to specify the properties to be set as well as the values to be assigned to them. MSK Serverless A cluster type that enables you to run Apache Kafka without the need [...]

Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)2023-02-22T01:10:06+00:00



Bookmarks Use Case Concepts Monitoring Pricing AWS CloudHSM Cheat Sheet A computing device that enables you to provision and manage your own single-tenant HSMs for the generation and use of encryption keys. A hardware security module (HSM) performs cryptographic operations and provides secure storage for cryptographic keys. You can perform the following cryptographic tasks: Generate, store, import, export, and manage cryptographic keys. Use symmetric and asymmetric algorithms to encrypt and decrypt your data. Compute message digests and hash-based message authentication codes using cryptographic hash functions. Cryptographically sign data and verify signatures. You can [...]

AWS CloudHSM2023-02-11T06:53:36+00:00

AWS Backup


Bookmarks Concepts Monitoring Pricing AWS Backup Cheat Sheet A service that enables you to centralize and automate data protection across AWS services and hybrid workloads. Concepts Backup plan A policy expression that determines when and how you want your AWS resources backed up. Stores periodic backups incrementally. A backup plan can be created using the AWS Backup console, API, CLI, SDK, or an AWS CloudFormation template. Backup plans can be assigned the following: Resource type - every instance or resource. Resource - a single instance of a resource type. Supports multiple backup plans for [...]

AWS Backup2023-01-30T01:22:26+00:00

AWS Compute Optimizer


Bookmarks Concepts Pricing AWS Compute Optimizer Cheat Sheet A service that recommends optimal AWS resources to reduce costs and improve performance of your workloads. Uses machine learning to analyze historical utilization metrics. You can view findings and recommendations across AWS Regions and accounts. Generates recommendations for the following resources: Amazon EC2 instances Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling groups Amazon EBS volumes AWS Lambda functions Concepts Recommendation preferences are features that you can activate to enhance or augment the recommendations generated for your resources. Enhanced infrastructure metrics - extends the look-back period for utilization metrics analysis to [...]

AWS Compute Optimizer2023-02-17T06:39:57+00:00

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