In a little a year I have been able to take and pass all 3 associate + practitioner certifications from AWS. Here are my thoughts about this past year.
While I like Terraform, using it to prevent vendor lock in is bul***it; The belief of preventing vendor lock in is a false promise of freedom framed by a non-issue.
After many months of delay and procrastination I finally scheduled to sit the AWS Developer Assoc. exam. I was passing the practice exams from acloud.guru with > 90 repeatably and… Read More »Achievement Unlocked: AWS Certified Developer Assoc. (DA)
If you have a noSQL data store and need the fast machine possible response time; check this out: Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) Regional Expansion “…Using DAX, you can improve the… Read More »NoSQL search results in MICRO-seconds; via AWS’s new DynamoDB Accelerator.
Over at stayclassyinternet Thomas did a write up on the AWS pricing over time; specifically focused on S3 as it has been a consistent service available for the longest time. It… Read More »`Investigating AWS Pricing over Time` by Thomas Vachon