AWS Morning Brief

The AWS Morning show you never knew you wanted

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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.
AWS Services for Thanksgiving Dinner
AWS Morning Brief
11.27.2020
22 Minutes
Join Pete, Jesse, and Amy as they talk about AWS services through the lens of Thanksgiving dinner. Find out why Peter thinks EC2 is the turkey, why Amy thinks Lambda is the canned cranberry sauce but Pete thinks it’s the special smoked turkey, the monitoring system Pete has built for his smoker at home and how it causes him to end errands early sometimes, why Jesse thinks S3 is the mashed potatoes of the meal, how IAM is like gravy that goes on everything, why Pete thinks SimpleDB is like ambrosia salad, how there’s a food item called a piecaken, and more.
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Secrets of AWS Contract Negotiation
AWS Morning Brief
11.25.2020
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of November 25, 2020.
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GitHub’s Basement
AWS Morning Brief
11.23.2020
9 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of November 23, 2020 with Corey Quinn.
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AWS Storage Day 2020 Part 2
AWS Morning Brief
11.20.2020
24 Minutes
Join Pete and Jesse as they continue their conversation about AWS Storage Day 2020 and touch upon how Intelligent-Tiering was still the coolest thing about the event, why Pete thinks it’s criminal for organizations not to utilize the different S3 storage tiers, the benefits of using AWS storage in the first place (hint: set it and forget it), why most of the Storage Day announcements felt like logical next steps for releases to Jesse, why kudos are due to the AWS marketing team for this event, and more.
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What I Don’t Get About the AWS Gateway Load Balancer
AWS Morning Brief
11.18.2020
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of November 18, 2020.
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The Place to be for the Important Deets with Brooke Mitchell
AWS Morning Brief
11.16.2020
12 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of November 16, 2020 with Brooke Mitchell.
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AWS Storage Day 2020
AWS Morning Brief
11.13.2020
20 Minutes
Join Pete and Jesse as they talk about AWS Storage Day 2020, how AWS events differ from Apple events, how storage plays a major role in virtually every AWS service, how basically no one uses FSx, the S3 Intelligent-Tiering class and why it was Pete’s favorite product announcement from the event, why Pete and Jesse don’t recommend turning on Intelligent-Tiering automatically, all the caveats you need to know about the new product, why you should reach out to your AWS account manager if you’re not sure how to optimize storage, and more.
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Why AWS Announces Regions in Advance
AWS Morning Brief
11.11.2020
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of November 11, 2020.
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