Sunday 1/30/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS SQS, Kinesis, Cognito

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 Study course, 90 minutes: Serverless and Application services section: SQS, Kinesis product family Cognito Simple Queue Service – Public Fully Managed, Highly-Available Queues – Standard or FIFO – Includes VPC’s, if they have connectivity to the services – FIFO queues guarantee an order – Standard queues are ‘best efforts’: messages could beContinue reading “Sunday 1/30/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS SQS, Kinesis, Cognito”

Tuesday 1/25/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Step Functions and API Gateway

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 50 minutes: Serverless and Application services section: Step Functions and API Gateway AWS Step Functions Lambda is Faas Best practice: create functions which are small, focused, and do one thing really well Never try to put a full application inside a Lambda function: – bad practice – execution duration limitContinue reading “Tuesday 1/25/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Step Functions and API Gateway”

Sunday 1/23/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Serverless Architecture and SNS

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 45 minutes: Serverless and Application Services section: ‘Serverless Architecture’ & ‘Simple Notification Service’ Serverless Architecture – Serverless isn’t one single thing – more of a software architecture than a hardware architecture – You manage few, if any servers: low overhead – Influenced by micsoservices and event-driven architectures – In serverless,Continue reading “Sunday 1/23/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Serverless Architecture and SNS”

Tuesday 1/18/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Lambda

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 60 minutes: AWS Lambda part 3 and EventBridge AWS Lambda – Part 3 The third part focused on a number of topics. The first topic was invoking Lambda functions. There are three different methods for invoking Lambda functions: synchronous, asynchronous, and invocation using source mappings. Synchronous: – CLI/API invoke aContinue reading “Tuesday 1/18/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Lambda”

Monday 1/17/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Lambda parts 1 & 2

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 60 minutes: Serverless and Application services section: AWS Lambda Parts 1 & 2 [ASSOCIATESHARED] AWS Lambda – Part 1 This three-part lesson focused on Lambda. The first thing we learned was that Lambda is a function as a service (FAAS) product. You provide specialized short running and focused code toContinue reading “Monday 1/17/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Lambda parts 1 & 2”

Thursday 1/13/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Deep Dive Parts 1 & 2

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 60 minutes: Serverless and Application services section: Architecture Deep Dive Parts 1 & 2 Architecture Deep Dive Part 1 This lesson was focused on event driven architecture, and also comparing it to other architectures. It was discussed that having a solid understanding of all the different types of architectures wasContinue reading “Thursday 1/13/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Deep Dive Parts 1 & 2”

Monday 1/10/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Gateway Load Balancer

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 50 minutes: HA & Scaling section: Gateway Load Balancers Gateway Load Balancers The focus of today’s lesson was on Gateway Load Balancers. It was explained that these are a new addition to the load balancer family and are designed for very specific use cases. To begin the discussion around GatewayContinue reading “Monday 1/10/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Gateway Load Balancer”

Friday 1/7/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Evolution

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 75 minutes: [Advanced Demo] Architecture Evolution stage 6, [Advanced Demo] Architecture Evolutio stage 7 [Advanced Demo] Architecture Evolution Stage 6a – Optional .. move to Aurora and DB HA The focus of this stage of the demo was on migrating from RDS to a fully, highly available Aurora cluster. ToContinue reading “Friday 1/7/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Evolution”

Thursday 1/6/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Evolution

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 60 minutes: HA & Scaling section: [ADVANCED DEMO]: Stage 5 part 2: Enable elasticity via a ASG & ALB and fix wordpress (hardcoded WPHOME) [ADVANCED DEMO] Architecture Evolution STAGE 5: Part 2 Continuing on from part one, we picked up with working on enabling an autoscaling group, which would allowContinue reading “Thursday 1/6/22 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Evolution”

Wednesday 1/5/21 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Evolution

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, 60 minutes: HA & Scaling section: [ADVANCED DEMO] Stage five, part 1: Enable elasticity via a ASG & ALB and fix wordpress (hardcoded WPHOME) [Advanced Demo] Architecture Evolution Stage 5 Part 1 The focus of this part of the demo was to add a load balancer and auto-scaling group toContinue reading “Wednesday 1/5/21 Cloud Studies Update: AWS Architecture Evolution”