Amazon Web Services

Scheduling Amazon DynamoDB Backups with Lambda, Python, and Boto3

Let’s assume you want to make a backup of one of your DynamoDB tables each day.

DevOps

The SED command | BASH Basics

Sed, the Stream Editor Along the same line as my last blog,  I would like to reiterate that in some cases, it is important to have what I would consider to be basic skills on the command line.

Big Data

System Log Aggregation with the Elastic Stack

The Elastic Stack is infinitely configurable for just about any use case that involves collecting, searching, and analyzing data.

Amazon Web Services

How to Roll Your Own VPN with AWS CloudFormation – Part Three

In the previous section of our series on AWS CloudFormation, we extended our base template to enable it to create a working OpenVPN server that we can connect to and start using to enhance our privacy.

Amazon Web Services

How to Roll Your Own VPN with AWS CloudFormation – Part Two

In the first part in our series on using AWS CloudFormation, we created a base template that created a VPC with a single subnet, and an EC2 instance inside of it.

Amazon Web Services

How to Roll Your Own VPN with AWS CloudFormation – Part One

In this three-part series, we will walk through provisioning an OpenVPN endpoint on AWS using CloudFormation to automate the deployment.

Amazon Web Services

Configuring the AWS Command Line Interface

In our last guide, we explained how to install the AWS CLI but a little more setup is required before you can begin using it to interact with AWS services.

DevOps

Using “count” for Cleaner Terraform

Terraform is a fantastic tool for deploying resources.

Tutorials

Installing the AWS Command Line Interface

The Amazon Web Services command line interface, or CLI, is a tool that allows you to call AWS services’ public APIs from your command line.