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AWS APN Announcement

Rip City Software Achieves Select Tier Consulting Partner Status in AWS Partner Network Rip City Software leverages a DevOps model to deliver cloud native applications, CI/CD pipelines, and resilient systems. Portland, OR: Today, Rip City Software LLC, a Continuous Delivery specialty firm and member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announced that it has achieved APN Select Tier Consulting Partner status. With more than seven years of AWS experience, working with a wide range of AWS customers, we are excited to become an APN partner.

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IAM Roles in AWS (with CloudFormation)

Introduction This post revisits IAM Roles in AWS, which shows how to create EC2 instances with role-based rather than credential-based access. In that post, the AWS CLI was used to create all of the required AWS resources and dependencies between them were managed manually by copying values from the result of one command into other commands for building dependent resources. Here you will learn how to accomplish the same things with far less effort using AWS CloudFormation.

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Java and IAM Roles

In my first post, IAM Roles in AWS you created an ec2 instance and directly accessed a restricted S3 bucket. Today, you’ll create a Java application, which will use an ec2 role to access the same restricted s3 bucket. Here’s what you’re going to do: Create a simple Java application Create an S3 bucket Create a customer managed policy Create an IAM role, using the customer managed policy, to manage access to the S3 bucket

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IAM Roles in AWS

Using IAM Roles to Control Access I don’t know about you but when I first started working in the cloud, I thought of it as an on-prem solution in AWS. By on-prem solution in AWS, I mean I thought about solutions in AWS the same way I’d solve problems in our on-prem data center. Over the next few posts, I’m going to talk about making the transition from on-prem designs to cloud-native or cloud-first designs.

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Serverless Relational Database Service?

Does AWS Support Serverless RDS? If you are like me, you may have missed the Aurora Serverless MySQL announcement back on August 9th, 2018. This is a pretty amazing addition to the already impressive list of Serverless options provided by AWS. Most of us are familiar with AWS Lambda and when you talk to someone about Serverless computing, Lambdas are likely to come up. Did you know there’s a lot of other Serverless computing options?

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