AWS Morning Brief

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The latest in AWS news, sprinkled with snark. Posts about AWS come out over sixty times a day. We filter through it all to find the hidden gems, the community contributions--the stuff worth hearing about! Then we summarize it with snark and share it with you--minus the nonsense.
Networking in the Cloud Fundamentals, Part 3
AWS Morning Brief
11.14.2019
16 Minutes
Join me as continue my series on cloud fundamentals and explore border gateway protocol (BGP), how networks talk to each other, the economics of network communications, peering, transit agreements, net neutrality and undisclosed agreements between ISPs and streaming companies, why wireless carriers keep trying to sell you services you don’t need, how Netflix videos are delivered to your screen, and more.
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EC2 Instances Now On Layaway
AWS Morning Brief
11.11.2019
11 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of November 11th, 2019.
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Networking in the Cloud Fundamentals, Part 2
AWS Morning Brief
11.07.2019
16 Minutes
Join me as I explore everything there is to know about DNS, including what DNS actually is, the link between domain names and IP addresses, why there’s been an explosion in the number of domains in recent years (spoiler alert: money), why it’s important to actually own the development domain you use, and more—all with a healthy dose of related acronyms sprinkled in, like TTL, UDP, TCP, AXFR, and IXFR.
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The Rain in Spain Falls Mainly on the Control Plane
AWS Morning Brief
11.04.2019
11 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of November 4th, 2019.
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Networking in the Cloud Fundamentals, Part 1
AWS Morning Brief
10.31.2019
17 Minutes
Over the course of my career, I’ve worn many different hats in the tech world: systems administrator, systems engineer, director of technical operations, and director of DevOps, to name a few. Today, I’m a cloud economist at The Duckbill Group, the author of the weekly Last Week in AWS newsletter, and the host of two podcasts: Screaming in the Cloud and, you guessed it, AWS Morning Brief, which you’re about to listen to. Join me as I ramble on about why networking in the cloud doesn’t matter until it does, IPv4 and the emergence of IPv6, the anatomy of a network, how networks talk to one another, the difference between a network in a data center and a network in the cloud, why wire cutters are nature’s best firewall, and more.
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Last of the JEDI
AWS Morning Brief
10.28.2019
11 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of October 28th, 2019.
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AWS CloudWatch Anomaly Wake-Up Calls
AWS Morning Brief
10.21.2019
10 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of October 21st, 2019.
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The Right to Bare Metal ARMs
AWS Morning Brief
10.14.2019
11 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of October 14th, 2019.
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