Category: AWS

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Introduction to Amazon Machine Learning

Here’s another interesting video explaining the basics of Machine Learning on AWS.  While the video is specific to AWS, the basic principles and math apply to all machine learning platforms. For a more in depth look at ML on AWS, check this video out.

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Getting started with AWS Lambda Part 1

Here’s a tutorial series on AWS Lambda. Lambda allows developers to deploy “serverless” applications.  Despite the name, there are still servers involved. But it’s called serverless, as  you don’t have to manage the servers. You just worry about your code.

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The Great Cloud Outage of 2017

By now you’ve probably heard about how Amazon’s S3 storage service went down in its Northern Virginia datacenter for around 4 hours yesterday.  The popular (if not de facto) service took down many websites and SaaS applications along with it. Before you start to doubt AWS, consider the following tidbit...

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Mastering Chaos – A Netflix Guide to Microservices

Microservices are all the rage right now.  Netflix has some experience with deploying them. In this talk,  Josh Evans talks about the chaotic and vibrant world of microservices at Netflix. He starts with the basics- the anatomy of a microservice, the challenges around distributed systems, and the benefits. He then...

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FINRA in the Cloud

Recently, I was talking with someone about the largest AWS customers.  FINRA is second only to Netflix in terms. Who’s FINRA and what are they doing on AWS? Watch the video to find out.

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Migrating Your Data Warehouse to Amazon Redshift

Recently, I had the chance to learn about Matillion ETL and Redshift. It’s an amazing platform, inexpensive, and easy to get started. Check out this video from AWS re:Invent 2016 to learn more.