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IAM Access in Kubernetes: The AWS Security Problem
By Keilan Jackson on February 5, 2019

IAM is the de-facto method of authorization in AWS.  Most Kubernetes “Quick Start” guides for AWS do not adequately cover how to manage IAM access in your pods.  This blog series will...

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5 Tips to Avoid Deadlocks in Amazon RDS Part 2
By Matthew Barlocker on December 27, 2018

If you missed the first 2 tips, go back and read 5 Tips to Avoid Deadlocks in Amazon RDS (Part 1), and then come back for the last 3 tips on deadlock avoidance.

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5 Tips to Avoid Deadlocks in Amazon RDS Part 1
By Matthew Barlocker on December 20, 2018

Last week, I wrote A Beginner’s Guide to Deadlocks in Amazon RDS. This week, I’d like to lay out my 10 years of experience about how to avoid deadlocks altogether. Often times, this...

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Beginner’s Guide to Deadlocks in Amazon RDS
By Matthew Barlocker on December 13, 2018

Although AWS sometimes feels like magic, it’s just software that controls capacity and allocation on their previously provisioned hardware. RDS is one of the services that can feel...

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How to Diagnose and Fix AWS Lambda Iterator Age
By Mark Siebert on December 4, 2018

AWS Lambda can use stream based services as invocation sources, essentially making your Lambda function a consumer of those streams. Stream sources include Kinesis Streams and DynamoDB...

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How to Monitor AWS Lambda with CloudWatch
By Mark Siebert on November 27, 2018

Since Amazon released Lambda in late 2014, the notion of serverless applications and function-as-a-service has steadily gained steam. Being able to focus on application code and...

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