CloudFormation Macros: Transform Your Templates

Last month I was lucky enough to be asked back to give a workshop at the Melbourne AWS Programming and Tools Meetup. This meetup is always a lot of fun as it's all about going hands on. My subject this time around was CloudFormation Macros.

Week 24, 2019 - WWDC 2019; ECS ENI Trunking

Apple held their WWDC conference with announcements to make everyone happy, including me. In the meantime AWS released a new capability for ECS that allows you to assign far more ENIs for your awsvpc networking tasks. I'm also introducing a new segment to these notes.

Managing Your EKS Traffic With App Mesh

AWS App Mesh is a managed service mesh from AWS. While announced at re:Invent 2018, it only became generally available at the end of March. In this post, I aim to give an overview of the service and how it works with EKS. I’ll also highlight some differences with Istio and give a step-by-step walkthrough to make it work with an application.

Recently I had some time to play around with AWS App Mesh and, as expected, decided to write up the experience. This also marks my first blog post at DigIO which I’m quite happy about.