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Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

2022-08-03T07:38:46+00:00

Bookmarks Components Storage Networking Security Monitoring Pricing 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 (API server & etcd). [...]

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)2022-08-03T07:38:46+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

ELB Health Checks vs Route 53 Health Checks For Target Health Monitoring

2021-05-17T11:54:57+00:00

We all know that health checks are a very useful tool for making sure that AWS services such as AWS ELB and Amazon Route 53 know the state of their targets before forwarding traffic to them. In this section, we will take a look at ELB health checks and Route 53 health checks, and compare them with one another.

ELB Health Checks vs Route 53 Health Checks For Target Health Monitoring2021-05-17T11:54:57+00:00

Amazon EFS vs Amazon FSx for Windows vs Amazon FSx for Lustre

2021-06-21T07:15:21+00:00

Amazon EFS Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Amazon FSx for Lustre • Amazon EFS is a serverless, scalable, high-performance file system in the cloud. • EFS file systems can be accessed by Amazon EC2 Linux instances, Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, AWS Fargate, and AWS Lambda functions via a file system interface such as NFS protocol. • Amazon EFS supports file system access semantics such as strong consistency and file locking. • EFS file systems can automatically scale in storage to handle petabytes of data. With Bursting mode, the throughput available to a file system scales as a file system [...]

Amazon EFS vs Amazon FSx for Windows vs Amazon FSx for Lustre2021-06-21T07:15:21+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

Multi-Account Multi-Region Data Aggregation On AWS Config

2021-05-01T07:06:47+00:00

AWS Config is a service that tracks changes made to resources associated with an AWS account. This service can give you a detailed view of the resource configuration’s timeline so you can go back in time and identify when and what resource the change was made into. It also enables you to determine the overall compliance against the rules and configurations specified in your guidelines. This simplifies compliance auditing, security analysis, change management, and operational troubleshooting. Some Use Cases For AWS Config: Determining if CloudTrail is enabled on all regions. Checking if security groups have SSH port open from non-authorized [...]

Multi-Account Multi-Region Data Aggregation On AWS Config2021-05-01T07:06:47+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

Symmetric vs. Asymmetric CMKs

2021-11-21T03:33:03+00:00

Even before the Internet, the security, privacy, and integrity of information have always been the top concern of institutions like banks, hospitals, and universities. Nobody wants their personal information (name, address, credit card number, etc.) to be exposed in public for anyone to use. Imagine signing up on your favorite social media website, and after a few days, somewhere on the globe has been using your profile and pretending to be you without you knowing! Or maybe you’ve been using your credit card for shopping online and suddenly, your bank is sending you email reports for fraudulent activities on your [...]

Symmetric vs. Asymmetric CMKs2021-11-21T03:33:03+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

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