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#38 5 good reasons not to get AWS certified

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I completed my first AWS certification in 2014: AWS Solutions Architect Associate. During the following years, I accomplished all five associate and professional certificates. However, Michael and I decided not to renew our AWS certifications about a year ago. In the following, I will share five good reasons not to get AWS certified!

#37 How to choose an EBS volume type?

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Elastic Block Storage (EBS) provides solid state drives (SSD) and hard disk drives (HDD) for EC2 instances. The virtual machine accesses the persistent storage via the network. In December 2020, AWS announced another volume type called General Purpose SSD (gp3). So now there are three volume types based on SSDs. In this episode, Andreas compares gp2, gp3, and io2 volumes and guides how to choose the volume type that fits best a specific scenario.

#35 3½ ways to workaround missing CloudFormation support

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Are you following the Infrastructure as Code approach using CloudFormation? If so, I bet you encountered a situation where CloudFormation misses support for a service's latest features. I run into those issues weekly! So what can we do about it?

#34 A recap of the re:Invent 2020 Keynote with Andy Jassy

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Andreas Wittig and Michael Wittig from cloudonaut are discussing Andy Jassy's keynote from re:Invent 2020. The focus is on the newly announced services and features: ECS Anywhere, EBS volumes (gp3), Aurora Serverless v3, Lambda Container Support, and many more.

#33 ECS vs. Fargate: What's the difference?

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The Elastic Container Service (ECS) is Amazon's container orchestration service. Besides that there is Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) the managed Kubernetes offering by AWS. Both container clusters support EC2 and Fargate as the underlying compute engine.

#30 Getting started with IPv6 on AWS

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Michael shares his learnings about IPv6 on AWS. Enabling IPv6 is highly recommended for public endpoints like CloudFront and ALB. On top of that, Michael explains how to enable IPv6 for your VPCs.

#29 Unboxing Amazon Timestream

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In this episode, Michael unboxes Amazon Timestream for us. A recently launched time-series database. Andreas asks questions like: What is Amazon Timestream? How does it work? What are typical use cases? And Michael tells us why his first job was all about time-series data.

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We are two brothers focusing 100% on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Every other week, one of us prepares the topic of the podcast. The topic is not known to the other one, which results in surprising conversations about all things AWS.

Typically, we are covering the following topics: DevOps, Serverless, Container, Security, Infrastructure as Code, Container, Continuous Deployment, S3, EC2, RDS, VPC, IAM, VPC, and many more.

by Andreas Wittig and Michael Wittig focusing on AWS Cloud

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