[AWS] Tagging Resources

"A witty saying proves nothing." --Voltaire [AWS] Tagging Resources Amazon Web Services allows customers to assign metadata to their AWS resources in the form of tags. Each tag is a...

[AWS] Creating a VPC without using the wizard

"A thought is an idea in transit.." --Pythagoras Creating a VPC without using the wizard In this post we are going to create a VPC with a private and public...

[AWS] Naming Conventions Best Practices

"Our true nationality is mankind." --H. G. Wells AWS Naming Conventions Best Practices A naming convention is a well-defined set of rules useful for choosing the name of an AWS...

Apache Kafka Architecture & Fundamentals Q&A

"To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic" --Pablo Picasso. Apache Kafka Architecture & Fundamentals Q&A These are the answers and questions from a tech talk led...

[AWS] How to create a billing alarm

“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” –Nicolaus Copernicus How to create...

[AWS] Simple Storage Service S3

“Emergencies have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded.” –Friedrich August von Hayek Simple Storage Service (S3) Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)...

[AWS] Identity and Access Management IAM

“The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.” –Adam Smith. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Is a web service that helps you securely control access...

[BITCOIN] Keys and Addresses

"Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more." --Nikola Tesla. You may have heard that Bitcoin is based on cryptography,...

[CRYPTOGRAPHY] OpenSSL

"The dollar used to be a gold standard currency. And the dollar is really good in the last century, I mean in the 19th century." --John Forbes Nash, Jr. OpenSSL...

[CRYPTOGRAPHY] Cryptography Foundations

"It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment." --Carl Friedrich Gauss Cryptography Foundations Cryptography is a...

[AWS] Amazon DynamoDB

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ― Albert Einstein Amazon DynamoDB DynamoDB is a truly unique and powerful database. It provides a predictable...

[AWS] Amazon Elastic Block Store EBS

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. ― Archimedes Amazon Elastic Block Store(Amazon EBS) Amazon Elastic Block...

[AWS] Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud EC2

The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer. -Adam Smith Amazon Elastic...

[AWS] Amazon Virtual Private Cloud VPC

“The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” -Nikola Tesla The Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) is a custom-defined virtual network within the AWS...

[AWS] An Introduction to Amazon Web Services Part 2

AWS Fundamentals Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, AWS provides on-demand delivery of IT resources via the Internet on a secure cloud services platform, offering compute...

[AWS] An Introduction to Amazon Web Services Part 1

In 2006, Amazon Web Services Inc, (AWS) began offering IT infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services, now commonly known as cloud computing. One of the key...