Welcome to the third episode of the Learning Cloud podcast. The place for all things Cloud and DevOps.
I’m very excited to be back with this new episode on time. I really want to maintain the consistency of the releases so it feels good to be achieving that.
- Travel details
- Keynote: Dr Werner Vogels, Amazon.com CTO
- Next Summit:
- Sep 28, Toronto
Announcements from Summit
- Amazon Kinesis Analytics Now Generally Available –
Let’s you process and query streaming data in real time with standard SQL and this is without having to learn new programming languages or processing frameworks.
- New Application Load Balancer –
Elastic Load Balancing offers a new Application load balancer that improves flexibility and performance for real-time and streaming applications, microservices, and container-based applications.
- Bring Your Own Keys to AWS Key Management Service
New Import Key feature lets you import keys from your own key management infrastructure to KMS for greater control over generation and storage of keys and meeting compliance requirements of sensitive workloads.
- Two New Features for Snowball (import/export)
Snowball now offers two new APIs, to streamline 3rd party integration development or write to it as an S3 bucket.
- Amazon API Gateway Now Supports API Usage Plans
You can now define plans for 3rd party developers that grant access only to certain APIs and define API throttling and request quota limits. This allows you to easily manage and monetize your APIs..
- 47% Price Drop on EBS Snapshots and Up to 66% More IOPS Per Volume
Now you can protect EBS (and Storage Gateway) volumes at nearly half the cost, and get up to 66% more Provisioned IOPS performance.
- IPv6 Support for Amazon S3
Amazon S3 buckets can now support IPv6 (as well as IPv4) with a simple endpoint name change. .
- ECS Supports Dynamic Ports
Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) allows you to specify a dynamic port in the ECS task definition, giving the container an unused port when it is scheduled on the EC2 instance. The ECS scheduler automatically adds the task to the ELB using this port.
- I’ve gotten pretty far. I’m really pumped: EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, RT53
- I’m using three resources. Pluralsight, ACloudGuru – Ryan Kroonenburg, CloudAcademy & AWS, quiklabs.com
- AWS instructor lead would be ideal but I don’t have resources at this moment.
- I’m using three resources because
- Want to get lay of the land
- To have more references for this Podcast
- Cause I’d like to compile my experience into a course to help beginners like me. So you can use one of these resources or check back and in about 3-4 months I should have something published
- Jeff Bar, Chief Evangelist at AWS. Jeff’s a lego fan
- http://jeff-barr.com/ Personal Blog
- https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws AWS blog
- AWS Week in Review is now a GitHub project
Check out website to find the links mentioned and please leave a comment on the post, I love to hear your thoughts.
That’s it for today and remember
“If you’re not willing to learn no one can help you, if you’re determined to learn no one can stop you.”
Bye bye for now, and till next time.