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Space Containers

In October I gave a Serverless Containers Deep Dive talk at several events, which focused on AWS Fargate. This article is a written version of these presentations, and also contains the recording of when I repeated this talk at the Melbourne AWS User Group.

Serverless Bastions on Demand

Fargate bastions allow you to spin up a bastion host only when you need it and tear it down afterwards. All using AWS serverless technologies, which means that you don't pay anything for them unless you actively use it.

Introduction - Don't Ignore the AWS CLI

About two years ago, while waiting for my visa to come through, I started writing a book about the AWS CLI. I did a fair bit of writing on it, but life happened, and I forgot about it until recently. I've decided to finish the writing and start posting it here.

Go-ing Lambda

With the release of the Go runtime for AWS Lambda, I took the opportunity to convert some of my code to run natively instead of through wrappers.

How Do S3 Permissions Work?

In the past I've had questions about how permissions work in S3, so I decided to investigate and write it up for myself so that I've got it all clearly described somewhere and can refer to this article.

Behind Mo-Lebrity @ Bulletproof

Together with my colleagues at Bulletproof we wondered if we could do something fun and interesting to help the charity Movember. This quickly turned into a brainstorming session that resulted in a number of ideas, where we eventually settled on Mo-lebrity: a site where someone can take a photo of themselves and see which moustache-wearing celebrity they look the most like.