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Published a special episode of AWS Bites where we discuss our impression on the first day of re:Invent 2021

AWS Bites special: re:Invent 2021 day 1!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6U12v67IKE

In this special episode, Eoin and Luciano talk about their impression on the announcements from the first day of AWS re:invent 2021.

Chapters:

00:00 - Intro
01:50 - Lambda Event Filtering
03:04 - CodeGuru hardcoded secrets detection
04:15 - ECR Pull-through cache repository
05:42 - Media recommenders for Personalize
07:30 - AWS Chatbot - create resources from Slack
09:04 - CloudWatch Evidently
11:21 - AWS Migration Hub Refactor Spaces
13:20 - CloudWatch RUM
15:57 - CloudWatch Metrics Insights
17:57 - AWS Karpenter
20:30 - AWS Data exchange for API
23:05 - S3 Event Notifications with EventBridge
23:53 - Amazon Athena ACID Transactions
27:27 - AWS Control Tower introduces Terraform
29:07 - Closing

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- AWS Lambda now supports event filtering for Amazon SQS, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Kinesis as event sources: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer now detects hardcoded secrets in Java and Python repositories: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Amazon ECR announces pull through cache repositories: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Introducing recommenders optimized to deliver personalized experiences for Media & Entertainment and Retail with Amazon Personalize: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- AWS Chatbot now supports management of AWS resources in Slack (Preview): https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Amazon CloudWatch Evidently: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Introducing AWS Migration Hub Refactor Spaces - Preview: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- CloudWatch RUM: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- CloudWatch Metrics Insights: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- AWS Karpenter: https://github.com/aws/karpenter
- AWS Data exchange for API: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- S3 Event Notifications with EventBridge: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-...
- Amazon Athena ACID Transactions (Preview): https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- AWS Control Tower introduces Terraform account provisioning and customization: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...

You can listen to AWS Bites wherever you get your podcasts:
- Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...
- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lh7Pzq...
- Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0...
- Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/aws-bites
- RSS: ​​https://anchor.fm/s/6a3312a0/podcast/rss

Do you have any AWS questions you would like us to address?

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- https://twitter.com/eoins
- https://twitter.com/loige
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As AWS re:Invent 2021 kicks off, I chatted to Luciano about some of the things on our wish list! 🎁
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Published a special episode of AWS Bites, getting ready for AWS re:Invent 2021! 😱

13. What’s on your re:Invent 2021 wish list?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY03iwbOkzk

In this special episode, Eoin and Luciano talk about their wishlist for AWS re:invent 2021. Based on our experience and personal AWS pain points, we share some of our wishes for new announcements during the biggest cloud event of the year. We also discuss some of the biggest announcements of last year and a few tips on how to get ready to follow the announcements of the next few days.

⚠️ CORRECTION on Data Transfer cost: The changes in data transfer were not reported accurately in this episode. The monthly data transfer free tier limit has changed from 1 GB/month per region to 100GB/month for all regions. Data transfer out of CloudFront is now free for 1TB/month, up from 50GB/month. See the official announcements linked below.

Chapters:

00:05 Intro
01:40 Biggest announcement of re:Invent 2020
02:20 GPU-enabled Lambda & Fargate
03:20 S3 Partitioning control
04:32 Better metrics & observability for throttling
05:24 Serverless Redis and Serverless Kinesis
06:20 Faster SQS triggers for Lambda
06:30 Affordable Lambda pricing
06:50 EventBridge AWS SDK integration
08:08 Custom domain for private API Gateways
09:24 Private static websites made easy
09:56 Redis UI
11:00 Cloudshell on VPC
11:36 New Low-code/no-code solutions
13:08 Athena scalability
14:13 Better onboarding, documentation and examples
18:26 Better support for students
19:35 pre:Invent announcements
19:42 Data transfer cost
20:24 SNS Batch publish
20:44 Amplify to CDK
22:18 CDK hotswap
25:10 SQS Partial batch response
26:37 How to keep up with re:Invent 2021?

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- Serverless Airline booking app example: https://github.com/aws-samples/aws-se...
- AWS Wild Rydes example: http://www.wildrydes.com/
- AWS Workshops: https://workshops.aws/
- Data transfer free tier increase:  1) https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-... and 2) https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Export Amplify projects to CDK: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- CDK hotswap: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Partial SQS batch response: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...

You can listen to AWS Bites wherever you get your podcasts:
- Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...
- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lh7Pzq...
- Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0...
- Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/aws-bites
- RSS: ​​https://anchor.fm/s/6a3312a0/podcast/rss

Do you have any AWS questions you would like us to address?

Leave a comment here or connect with us on Twitter:

- https://twitter.com/eoins
- https://twitter.com/loige
Published a YouTube video
Spoke about AWS
Published a podcast episode
+ 1
Published a special episode of AWS Bites, getting ready for AWS re:Invent 2021! 😱

13. What’s on your re:Invent 2021 wish list?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY03iwbOkzk

In this special episode, Eoin and Luciano talk about their wishlist for AWS re:invent 2021. Based on our experience and personal AWS pain points, we share some of our wishes for new announcements during the biggest cloud event of the year. We also discuss some of the biggest announcements of last year and a few tips on how to get ready to follow the announcements of the next few days.

⚠️ CORRECTION on Data Transfer cost: The changes in data transfer were not reported accurately in this episode. The monthly data transfer free tier limit has changed from 1 GB/month per region to 100GB/month for all regions. Data transfer out of CloudFront is now free for 1TB/month, up from 50GB/month. See the official announcements linked below.

Chapters:

00:05 Intro
01:40 Biggest announcement of re:Invent 2020
02:20 GPU-enabled Lambda & Fargate
03:20 S3 Partitioning control
04:32 Better metrics & observability for throttling
05:24 Serverless Redis and Serverless Kinesis
06:20 Faster SQS triggers for Lambda
06:30 Affordable Lambda pricing
06:50 EventBridge AWS SDK integration
08:08 Custom domain for private API Gateways
09:24 Private static websites made easy
09:56 Redis UI
11:00 Cloudshell on VPC
11:36 New Low-code/no-code solutions
13:08 Athena scalability
14:13 Better onboarding, documentation and examples
18:26 Better support for students
19:35 pre:Invent announcements
19:42 Data transfer cost
20:24 SNS Batch publish
20:44 Amplify to CDK
22:18 CDK hotswap
25:10 SQS Partial batch response
26:37 How to keep up with re:Invent 2021?

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- Serverless Airline booking app example: https://github.com/aws-samples/aws-se...
- AWS Wild Rydes example: http://www.wildrydes.com/
- AWS Workshops: https://workshops.aws/
- Data transfer free tier increase:  1) https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-... and 2) https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Export Amplify projects to CDK: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- CDK hotswap: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...
- Partial SQS batch response: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/what...

You can listen to AWS Bites wherever you get your podcasts:
- Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...
- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lh7Pzq...
- Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0...
- Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/aws-bites
- RSS: ​​https://anchor.fm/s/6a3312a0/podcast/rss

Do you have any AWS questions you would like us to address?

Leave a comment here or connect with us on Twitter:

- https://twitter.com/eoins
- https://twitter.com/loige
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Published a new episode of AWS Bites podcast:

12. How do you manage your AWS credentials?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4uA6EtNyos
In this episode, Eoin and Luciano talk about how to manage AWS credentials and different ways to manage them. From the more traditional (and not recommended) IAM credentials to SSO.

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- GitHub integration with OIDC: https://docs.github.com/en/actions/deployment/security-hardening-your-deployments/configuring-openid-connect-in-amazon-web-services
- MFA access for assumed roles: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/id_credentials_mfa_configure-api-require.html
- AWS vault: https://github.com/99designs/aws-vault
- AWS SSO utils: https://github.com/benkehoe/aws-sso-util
- AWS SSO export credentials: https://github.com/benkehoe/aws-export-credentials 

You can listen to AWS Bites wherever you get your podcasts:
- Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/aws-bites/id1585489017
- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lh7PzqBFV6yt5WsTAmO5q 
- Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82YTMzMTJhMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== 
- Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/aws-bites
- RSS: ​​https://anchor.fm/s/6a3312a0/podcast/rss 

Do you have any AWS questions you would like us to address?

Leave a comment here or connect with us on Twitter:

- https://twitter.com/eoins
- https://twitter.com/loige
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