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How to Set up an AWS VPC with Terraform?

September 21, 2021

Author: Kevin Clements Disclaimer: You will need a specific setup and AWS account in order to follow all the steps in the tutorial. At Web Age, this setup is provided to

8 Steps to the Ultimate AWS Certification Plan for 2021!

February 5, 2021

Author: Michael ForresterWhat are the 8 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Meaningful AWS Certification Plan in 2021? Amazon AWS certification is HOT! With cloud now nearing 15 years old, there is now a strong push in even the most conservative companies that IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS in all its flavors are here to stay. In my engagements with Redhat, Thoughtworks, Booze Allen, and others, the cloud has always been a critical strategy.   Even in a more conservative m

What’s not to love about DynamoDB?

November 11, 2020

Author: Marko Sluga Ask any database engineer if they would like to have an infinite scale, millisecond performance ACID-compliant datastore that’s fully managed and serverless to boot. They’ll tell you that’s just a pipe dream. You tell them it’s DynamoDB. Yes, ACID (Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, Durable) transactions have been fully supported on DynamoDB for a while, which means we now have a database that can fully support even the most demanding OLT

How to Advance Your Career with AWS

October 9, 2020

Author: Marko Saluga  “You need the experience to get experience” You have probably heard this sentence before. You need the experience to get started in this field. Experience to get started you say? Whether you are just starting your career in the cloud or are a battle born veteran trying to break into a new field of expertise, it is a common scenario to find yourself in a classic catch 22 situations. No experience. No job.  So how do you break into t

Data Ingestion in AWS

October 16, 2019

Multipart UploadOverview The Multipart upload API enables you to upload large objects inparts.

How to Create Python Environment in Cloud 9?

October 1, 2019

In this tutorial, you will set up an AWS Cloud9 development environment and run a Python script. Featured Upcoming Free Webinars!  Join our community of 80,000 IT professionals by register

Using AWS Lambda

August 19, 2019

This tutorial is adapted from Web Age course AWS for Solution Architects. In this tutorial, you will work with the AWS Lambda service. You will create a Lambda function and attach it as a trigger script to a DynamoDB table to listen on for any inserts in the target table. Then, you will use the aws unified tool to insert a JSON-encoded document into the DynamoDB table. The tutorial will also illustrate how you can tweak service p

Getting Started with the EC2 Service

August 14, 2019

This tutorial is adapted from Web Age course AWS for Solution Architects Training. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create and manage the life cycle of an EC2 instance. We will also explore ways to connect to the newly created instance.Part 1 – Generating a Key Pair in the Management Console

Create Microservice Using AWS Lambda and Couchbase

August 9, 2019

This tutorial is adapted from Web Age course  Developing Microservices Training. In this tutorial , you will build a web service that will be deployed as a AWS Lambda and will store data in a Couchbase bucket. Before you start this tutorial, you should know the basic mechanism for creating and deploying a Lambda . In this tutorial,  you will learn to: <

AWS Lambda

August 1, 2019

This tutorial is adapted from Web Age course AWS for Solution Architects Training.1.1 What is AWS Lambda? AWS Lambda lets you run your code written in a number of supported languages in a PaaS-like environment with zero administration on your part. There is no EC2 instance needed to run your code. This arrangem

The AWS Shared Responsibility Model

July 11, 2019

AWS is responsible for security “of” the cloud. Customers are responsible for security “in” the cloud. AWS is responsible for providing cloud-grade infrastructure, including Physical and Environmental Security, Redundant power supply, Data center access control, Storage device decommissioning controls, Network perimeter security. You are responsi

Learning AWS Against a Deadline – Tips From a Veteran Instructor

June 10, 2019

It was on a snowy December Tuesday.  I was just preparing to start a virtual Architecting on AWS class. I was glad it was virtual, so were my students. Not needing to leave the house on a gloomy, snowy day like this and having to brave the commute was a relief to everyone. Before the start I usually have a chat with the students and I ask them q

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