Amazon Web Services

Encrypting your Data with AWS Key Management Service (KMS)

Every time you are dealing with sensitive data you should think about encrypting it! Therefore AWS provides a service called Key Management Service or KMS. KMS makes it easy to create and control encryption keys used to encrypt your data and view your existing keys in a single dashboard. Inside AWS exists a broad integration …

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AWS DynamoDB – What is it and How to create one

DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL Database. It provides consistent, single-digit millisecond latency at any scale. Data gets stored in a key-value based model and supports the document formats JSON, HTML and XML. DynamoDB is also serverless and integrates very well with AWS Lambda functions. So if you are developing a serverless application, DynamoDB …

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AWS Lambda Functions and Versioning

Lambda is a serverless compute service that allows to run your application code in AWS without provisioning any servers. Lambda takes care of everything required to run your code, including the runtime environment. It provides typical AWS features like auto-scaling and high availability and it’s supported languages are: Basically you just need to upload your …

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When to Pick which AWS Storage Type?

Cloud storage is typically more reliable, scalable and secure than traditional on-premises storage systems. AWS offers object storage, file storage, block storage and data transfer services. In this article you will first learn an approach to get a better understanding about the requirements of your data storage service and afterwards you will have a first …

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AWS EC2 Instance

Servers, the heart of our modern connected world. Computers which are opened up to the internet, allowing to communicate with people or other machines. They are serving websites, scripts or databases. Typically servers are stored in huge data centres which are owned by big companies for their own purpose or for renting them to the …

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AWS CLI Setup

The AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) is an open source tool that enables you to interact with AWS services using commands in your command-line shell. With minimal configuration, the AWS CLI allows you to start running commands that implement functionality equivalent to that provided by the browser-based AWS Management Console from the command prompt …

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Cloud Computing Introduction 

Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of IT resources over the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing. Instead of buying, owning, and maintaining physical data centers and servers, you can access technology services, such as computing power, storage, and databases, on an as-needed basis from a cloud provider like Amazon Web Services (AWS). Who Uses Cloud Computing? …

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