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Category: AWS Community Heroes

Safely validating usernames with Amazon Cognito

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Larry Ogrodnek. Larry is an independent consultant focused on cloud architecture, DevOps, serverless, and general software development on AWS. He’s always ready to talk about AWS over coffee, and enjoys development and helping other developers. How are users identified in your system? Username? Email? Is it important that they’re […]

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Docker, Amazon ECS, and Spot Fleets: A Great Fit Together

Guest post by AWS Container Hero Tung Nguyen. Tung is the president and founder of BoltOps, a consulting company focused on cloud infrastructure and software on AWS. He also enjoys writing for the BoltOps Nuts and Bolts blog. EC2 Spot Instances allow me to use spare compute capacity at a steep discount. Using Amazon ECS […]

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Putting AWS security services to work for you

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Mark Nunnikhoven. Mark is the Vice President of Cloud Research at long-time APN Advanced Technology Partner Trend Micro. In addition to helping educate the AWS community about modern security and privacy, he has spearheaded Trend Micro’s launch-day support of most of the AWS security services and attended every AWS […]

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Building serverless apps with components from the AWS Serverless Application Repository

Guest post by AWS Serverless Hero Aleksandar Simovic. Aleksandar is a Senior Software Engineer at Science Exchange and co-author of “Serverless Applications with Node.js” with Slobodan Stojanovic, published by Manning Publications. He also writes on Medium on both business and technical aspects of serverless. Many of you have built a user login or an authorization […]

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Get to know the newest AWS Heroes – Winter 2019

AWS Heroes are superusers who possess advanced technical skills and are early adopters of emerging technologies. Heroes are passionate about sharing their extensive AWS knowledge with others. Some get involved in-person by running meetups, workshops, and speaking at conferences, while others share with online AWS communities via social media, blog posts, and open source contributions. […]

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Just-in-time VPN access with an AWS IoT button

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Teri Radichel. Teri Radichel provides cyber security assessments, pen testing, and research services through her company, 2nd Sight Lab. She is also the founder of the AWS Architects Seattle Meetup. While traveling to deliver cloud security training, I connect to Wi-Fi networks, both in my hotel room and in […]

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How to become an AWS expert

This guest post is by AWS Community Hero Michael Wittig. Michael Wittig is co-founder of widdix, a consulting company focused on cloud architecture, DevOps, and software development on AWS. In close collaboration with his brother Andreas Wittig, Michael co-authored Amazon Web Services in Action and maintains the blog cloudonaut.io where they share their knowledge about […]

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Serverless and startups, the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Guest post by AWS Serverless Hero Slobodan Stojanović. Slobodan is the co-author of the book Serverless Applications with Node.js; CTO of Cloud Horizon, a software development studio; and CTO of Vacation Tracker, a Slack-based, leave management app. Slobodan is excited with serverless because it allows him to build software faster and cheaper. He often writes […]

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Boost your infrastructure with the AWS CDK

This guest post is by AWS Container Hero Philipp Garbe. Philipp works as Lead Platform Engineer at Scout24 in Germany. He is driven by technologies and tools that allow him to release faster and more often. He expects that every commit automatically goes into production. You can find him on Twitter at @pgarbe. Infrastructure as […]

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