Understand your Lambda Event Retries

Understanding the differences between the various event types and their retries is important, because it will change how you design and code your application. If you're developing a serverless application in Lambda, you will have to deal with retries. They

Secure your CloudFront Distributions

UPDATE: AWS announced over the weekend that they're enhancing protections against this kind of scenario. A few weeks ago a security researcher shared it was possible to hijack domains that were misconfigured in Amazon CloudFront, Amazon's CDN-as-a-service. Being able to

Federated CodeCommit Access

CodeCommit access via federated credentials is the way to go. You're not using long-lived Access Keys are you? Bad engineer! Stop that! For better or worse, federated IAM access requires you to use the HTTPS endpoint with a git credential

A last minute guide to re:Invent

I'm fortunate enough to be heading back to AWS re:Invent this year. If tickets aren't sold out by the time you read this, they will be soon. Here's a few things I learnt from last year that would've helped:

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