Newsletter 2022 week 21

29th May 2022

In this weekly newsletter, I write a summary of posts that got my attention during the week. I center around topics AWS, DevOps, Architecture, AWS CDK, Data Engineering, Data Analytics and much more.

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AWS SNS vs. SQS - What Are the Main Differences?

A super good explanation about SNS and SQS and what are the differences. I never paid too much notice of what differentiates those services so I am very glad that the author is doing that. As well the author explains when to use SNS, SQS and even Kinesis. Must read!

Thanks a lot to the author Sandro Volpicella

New AWS Config Rules - LambdaLess and rusty

Exciting article from my German fellow Gernot Glawe. He describes how to add more easily add custom AWS Config rules with Lambda. I didn't work much with AWS Config but this article made me excited to do so :).

Thanks a lot to the author Gernot Glawe

DevOps: An Introduction

Gives a quick introduction to DevOps and then lists different areas in the DevOps space and tools you can use for those.

Thanks a lot to the author Abhishek Shrivastava

How to use EventBridge as a Cross-Account Event Backbone

Long post but super interesting how you can leverage AWS EventBridge for cross-account events. The author even gives a little example consisting of 3 AWS Accounts that are interchanging events via EventBridge.

Thanks a lot to the author Eoin Shanaghy

Overview of AWS Developer Tools - Part 2

And here is the second part of the AWS Developer Tools series. My personal highlight is the AWS Fault Injection Simulator which you can use for chaos engineering testing. Super cool!

Thanks a lot to the author MakendranG

Zero Maintenance AWS Canary Tokens That Scale

An exciting article about Honey tokens like how you can do them in AWS and how they help you to monitor malicious behavior. Very cool!

Thanks a lot to the author William Bengtson

The tale of migration to Serverless

A nice and creative sports analogy/story/tale for serverless covering how we got to serverless and why to use it.

Thanks a lot to the author Daniele Frasca

AWS open-source news and updates, #114

Nice summary of new AWS open-source-related projects. My highlight is auto-close-aws-accounts which as it makes deleting AWS accounts super easy!

Thanks a lot to the author Ricardo Sueiras

Please, don't give up on programming

Engages you to keep programming even if it seems to be tough. Totally agree with that. Try to keep your goal in front of your eyes and perhaps do a little bit every day. For more tips read the article :).

Thanks a lot to the author alesbe

AWS S3 Replication: Same Region Replication(SSR)

A nice roundup article about S3 Same Region Replication.

Thanks a lot to the author Himanshu Gupta

Do we really need AWS?

I will not spoiler but the answer will not surprise you :P. But yeah it is a nice summary about AWS.

Thanks a lot to the author Jordan Tingling

5 VSCode Extension that makes Maintenance Easy:seedling:

Has some cool VS Code extension tips. Check it out!

Thanks a lot to the author Alex Omeyer

Kafka on the Serverless Shore: Building event-driven applications with Kafka

Super interesting article about Serverless Kafka combined with AWS CDK.

Thanks a lot to the author Ibrahim Cesar

Softwareentwicklung: Dem IT-Fachkräftemangel mit interdisziplinären Teams begegnen

Interesting article in German on why interdisciplinary teams are so important and successful.

Thanks a lot to the author Elisabeth Urban

Final Words

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