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My personal top 7 podcasts and blogs

Passionate about AWS? Technology? Leadership? Security? Remarkable People? Here’s my top podcasts and blogs to follow, if you’re Dutch. I listen to podcasts when I’m driving, or doing household activities.

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Announcement: Starting as AWS Tribe Lead at Team Rockstars IT and Synadia

I’m super excited to announce the next couple of months I’ll join two amazing companies. They are both passionate about IT, an expert in their field, and on a mission to amplify their AWS partnership.

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Eight universal tips to pass any AWS certification exam with confidence

I’m still in pursuit to pass all AWS exams and hold the certifications. I got inspired. Also addicted. This blog post describes some universal tips to prepare for any AWS exam.

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The Dutch AWS User Group NL organized 29 meetups in 2019 - a review

Last year we organized 29 meetups ourselves and co-organized 40+ events with other sponsors and at commercial and community events. Here are some highlights and numbers.

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Starting 2020 with an empty agenda and a new website: Hit The Cloud Running.com

In 2020 I'm going to work on a few dreams I have for quite some time. The first dream has become reality already: this website is now live.

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Migrate CloudFormation Custom Resources after AWS adds support

New services do not always deliver support for CloudFormation at the launch. If you work with CloudFormation, you can create a Custom Resource. With the new import functionality, once AWS adds native support for the resource, you can now import this resource into your template and remove the old custom resource.

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Building a global app with AWS Global Accelerator

This blog post describes how to use the AWS Global Accelerator with a simple service across two regions, deployed with Terraform. AWS Global Accelerator is a networking service that improves the availability and performance of the applications that you offer to your global users.

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AWS CLI aliases: shorten your most used commands

One of the best kept secrets of the AWS CLI should be the ‘alias’ feature. It’s a native feature of AWS. In this blog post I’ll describe how to get started and show you a couple of my most used aliases so far.

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Secrets in AWS ECS Fargate

There are many ways to use ‘secrets’ in ECS and ECS Fargate. Most of the time they are exposed using Environment variables, because a few years ago this was the only easy option.

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Martijn van Dongen
Free Agent / AWS Tribe Lead

+31651175017
martijn@hitthecloudrunning.com