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AWS Podcast Episode #2

11 May 2012

In this episode, Simon & Simone discuss the AWS Simple Workflow Service, Route 53 for DNS management and a "black belt" tip on how to use Tagging in your AWS environment to help track resources.

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Show Notes

This episode includes:

  • Simple workflow service
  • NASA JPL Case Study
  • Route53
  • Tagging
  • Tagging code snippet - getting and parsing the tags of an EC2 instance at runtime:
    ec2-describe-tags --region us-west-1 --filter "resource-type=instance" --filter "resource-id=$(ec2-metadata -i | cut -d ' ' -f2)" --filter "key=Name" | cut –f5

About the Podcast

Simon Elisha & Simone Brunozzi discuss various aspects of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) offering. Each podcast will cover a new service, existing service and "black-belt" tips.

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Simon Elisha
Principal Solution Architect, AWS

Technology pragmatist, Enterprise Architect, and since 2011 Principal Solution Architect for Amazon Web Services.



Simone Brunozzi
Technology Evangelist, AWS

Italian, four-times entrepreneur, professor, CTO, and since 2008 Technology Evangelist for Amazon Web Services.

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