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    Simplification of AWS networking scenarios using Transit Gateway

    Posted by Sumit Gaur on 11 August 2020

    Cloud Strategy, Microservices, aws, Infrastructure as Code, Networking, cloud computing, cloud infrastructure, Infrastructure, transit gateway, multicloud, multi-VPC, Hybrid-cloud, multi-Account, AWS VPC, VPC peering, Inter-Account, Inter-Region, On-premises, Multicast

    The purpose of this blog is to help readers understand various scenarios where we can use Amazon Web Services (AWS) network component Transit Gateway and optimise the platform architecture by simplification of network components.

    AWS Transit Gateway enables efficient network connectivity and routing for AWS's multi-...

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    Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 3, Operate

    Posted by Emad Elagouz on 28 July 2020

    Serverless, Technology, Best Practice, aws, lambda

    Introduction

    This post is part 3 of a 3 part series.

    1. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 1 Design
    2. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 2 Build
    3. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 3 Operate (this)

    In the previous blogs of this series we covered design and build...

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    Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 2, Build

    Posted by Emad Elagouz and Umar Purnomo on 16 June 2020

    Serverless, Technology, Best Practice, aws, lambda

    Introduction

    This post is part 2 of a 3 part series.

    1. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 1 Design
    2. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 2 Build (this)
    3. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 3 Operate (stay tuned)

    In our previous blog we discussed some of the design...

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    Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 1, Design

    Posted by Emad Elagouz and Umar Purnomo on 05 May 2020

    Serverless, Technology, aws, lambda

    Introduction

    This post is part of a series

    1. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 1 Design (this)
    2. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 2 Build
    3. Serverless Patterns and Best Practices for AWS - Part 3 Operate

    One of the more recent developments in cloud computing and products is that of...

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    Test & Audit Infrastructure with Inspec

    Posted by Akila Amarathunga on 24 October 2019

    test, aws, audit, Infrastructure as Code, Inspec, terraform, Chef, cloud infrastructure, Infrastructure

    Overview

    The core of any business is the underlying infrastructure. Over the years, the infrastructure landscape has evolved at a significant pace. Initially, there were traditional data centres. Then there were data centre co-location services. These days Infrastructure-as-a-Service and cloud platforms are more...

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    #PEtechtalk in Melbourne | August edition

    Posted by Michael Kandelaars on 05 September 2019

    platforms, kubernetes, aws, Solution Architecture, open data, petechtalk

    Last week Deloitte Platform Engineering launched a new Platform Engineers meetup in Melbourne. #PEtechtalk is for engineers, by engineers. It was my privilege to be one of the speakers on the night presenting Deloitte’s OpenDATA platform, alongside Nicholas Faiz from News Corp presenting “TCOG, from Monolith to SOA”....

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    AWS Elasticsearch Snapshot Archival for the Brave

    Posted by Rahul Sharma on 22 August 2018

    Architecture, Logging, tech, aws, audit, archive, elasticsearch

    Data retention has become a crucial topic over the past few years, with organisations continuously exploring better ways to define and implement secure processes that cater to their needs. This becomes increasingly difficult when most of our data is stored/generated in the cloud, hence, requiring a flexible and...

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