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This is Not Fine!

This is Not Fine!

I recently attended the Devops Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas so that I could keep up to date on the latest happenings around integrating devops for companies. This conference was nothing short of amazing, but what I wasn’t anticipating was a theme around IT burnout. The IT Revolutions team who puts on the conference started… Continue Reading

AWS Custom Resources

AWS Custom Resources

We love to use AWS CloudFormation to deploy our environments. Its like configuration management for our AWS infrastructure in the sense that we write a desired state as code and apply it to our environment. But sometimes, there are tasks that we want to complete that aren’t part of CloudFormation. For instance, what if we… Continue Reading

Add AWS Web Application Firewall to Protect your Apps

Add AWS Web Application Firewall to Protect your Apps

Some things change when you move to the cloud, but other things are very much the same. Like protecting your resources from outside threats. There are always no-gooders out there trying to steal data, or cause mayhem like in those Allstate commercials. Our first defense should be well written applications, requiring authentication, etc and with… Continue Reading

Who is Heptio?

Who is Heptio?

There are a dozen new technologies being introduced every day that never amount to anything, while others move on to create completely new methodologies for how we interact with IT. Just like virtualization changed the way data centers operate, containers are changing how we interact with our applications and Kubernetes (K8s in short hand) seems… Continue Reading

Protect Your AWS Accounts with GuardDuty

Protect Your AWS Accounts with GuardDuty

Locking down an AWS environment isn’t really that if you know what threats you’re protecting against. You have services such as the Web Application Firewall, Security Groups, Network Access Control Lists, Bucket Policies and the list goes on. But many times you encounter threats from malicious attackers just trying to probe which vulnerabilities might exist… Continue Reading

Fill Your Skills Tank

Fill Your Skills Tank

Information Technology is a very difficult field to keep up with. Not only does computing power increase year after year, making the number of things we can do with computers increase, but drastic transformations always plague this industry. Complete paradigm shifts are a major part of our recent past such as mainframes, to client/server, to… Continue Reading