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 Wishlist and Chrismahanukwanzakah Part 2
AWS Morning Brief
01.01.2021
21 Minutes
Join Pete, Jesse, and Amy as they continue their discussion about the #awswishlist hashtag and @awswishlist Twitter account and talk about how computers are great when they do what you want them to do but not always when they do what you tell them to do, why Pete is keen on a potential service that lets you download data from various third-party locations directly into S3, why a serverless version of Elasticsearch might be awesome, why the AWS status page should just be thumbs up or thumbs down emojis, what Jesse hopes to see in AWS next year, and more.
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Counting Twitter Followers over Time, the Corey Quinn Way
AWS Morning Brief
12.30.2020
11 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of December 30, 2020
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Amazon Chat Slapfight
AWS Morning Brief
12.28.2020
8 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of December 28, 2020 with Corey Quinn.
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AWS Wishlist and Chrismahanukwanzakah Part 1
AWS Morning Brief
12.25.2020
18 Minutes
Join Pete, Jesse, and Amy as they discuss the merits of the AWS Wishlist Twitter account (@awswishlist) and associated hashtag (#awswishlist). Find out why the hashtag is great for product managers at AWS, why it’s awesome that AWS actually engages with the hashtag, what AWS feature requests are on Pete, Jesse, and Amy’s wishlists, why AWS needs to release documentation that clearly outlines which resources are taggable and which aren’t, the one way you can capture spend for resources that aren’t taggable, and more.
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EBS Volumes
AWS Morning Brief
12.23.2020
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of December 23, 2020
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Some Cloud Shells Take Years to Form
AWS Morning Brief
12.21.2020
8 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of December 21, 2020 with Corey Quinn.
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Ask a Cloud Economist: Cost Attribution in AWS
AWS Morning Brief
12.18.2020
27 Minutes
Join Pete and Jesse as they address a question from the Twitterverse: What are the best practices you’d recommend for someone starting from scratch in AWS? They talk about why security is a first principle and why cost attribution is equally as important, the role multiple accounts can play in effective cost allocation, how AWS Organizations has come a long way in a short period of time, the different kinds of accounts your team should set up, how you can begin working on cost attribution and cost allocation even if your AWS account has been around forever, and more.
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Is ECS Deprecated?
AWS Morning Brief
12.16.2020
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of December 16, 2020.
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