Yesterday, I received the official confirmation that I passed the AWS Certified Security – Specialty certification exam. Special thanks to Michal Karski, who delivered the Security Engineering on AWS course I attended as part of my preparation for the certification test. Michal’s delivery helped me a lot to pinpoint my knowledge gaps. Michal’s delivery style was excellent, and being a… Continue reading I am an AWS Certified Security – Specialty
The first question is how to get the ISO of Windows 11. You would not like to use a valid license just for evaluation and testings. Luckily Microsoft gives you free access for evaluation purposes to many of its products for a limited amount of time. In the case of windows, you get a fully… Continue reading Installing Windows 11 on VirtualBox
Last week I delivered a Docker workshop. I assembled A list of useful links for the students to help them review the course. To understand how the Docker piece integrated into the programming architecture puzzle, we have to start with Interface Oriented Programming. One of the reasons that Object-oriented programming did not fulfill its promise… Continue reading Docker useful links
I coined the term production Time Debugging many years ago to explain the difference between the sterile, abstract world of the developers to the real world of the system operators. I traveled between those two separate and parallel universes for many years. I did it long before Dev-Ops became a common buzzword. I have a… Continue reading What is Production time Debugging?
I helped one of my customers to move a legacy on-premise project to AWS. The test case was lifting and shifting the project to AWS, and this part was done successfully. Now the customer wants to move to the next obvious step in the process, migrating instance-based services (Like databases and caches) to managed services,… Continue reading Classroom training plan for AWS developers
Yesterday, I received the official confirmation that I passed the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification exam, and I am now officially an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate.This test completed my target to do all associate-level certifications, and now I have to choose what certification to do next.I am deliberating between AWS Certified… Continue reading I am an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
No kidding, AWS is an enormous universe of knowledge, and you are not going to cover it by reading one “tell it all” book or attending a crystal ball course that explains everything. It is just too big. You must plan your learning path carefully, especially if you don’t have free time and wish to… Continue reading Plan your Learning path in the AWS universe.
The pace of innovation in AWS is insane. The average rate of new announcements is measured in several tenths every week. If you use AWS services, it is crucial to follow those announcements. That’s because each one of them might be relevant to your architectures, and any one of them might trigger a new iteration… Continue reading AWS what’s new links
Promises to myself about the blog. Must be taken seriously like the promises you promise to yourself every new year. Write a new post at least once a week. Respond to comments within a day. Improve the blog and the posts iteratively. Earn at least 100 loyal readers that respond to my posts regularly within… Continue reading New blog resolutions