AWS CLI – back to basics

I have been setting up Terraform with S3 as back-end and one of the blog posts I was consulting suggested using AWS CLI which I hadn’t been using for a couple of years. So… time to go back to basics! What is the AWS CLI ? The AWS Command Line Interface is “a unified tool […]

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AWS Client VPN Tutorial

This post will provide a tutorial of how to set up AWS Client VPN. AWS Client VPN is a fairly recent AWS service and something I had been meaning to try out for a while. Several customers and colleagues recently asked me about whether it could be used with VMware Cloud on AWS so I […]

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VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and Security book launch, some thanks and thoughts on the book writing process.

Many thanks to Gilles Chekroun and Humair Ahmed for co-writing the VMware Cloud on AWS Networking and Security book with me. Download the eBook here It’s taken us most of 2019 to put it all together and we hope you find it useful. A few thanks to give: Thanks to Tom Gillis for writing the […]

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How to monitor and track Twitter APIs with Python and AWS DynamoDB – Summer Experiment #1

This blog will walk through how to capture Tweets matching a certain hashtag and export them to an AWS DynamoDB via the Twitter APIs. This is the first of several silly and mostly pointless experiments I will post this summer. Next posts will look at using AWS IoT, AWS Lambda and VMware Cloud on AWS […]

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