I left full-time employment, here’s what happened since

By Dustin Ward

Amazon Web Services FeedI left full-time employment, here’s what happened since It’s been 12 months since I left full-time employment to fly solo as an independent consultant. After 15 years of full-time employment, I had to learn a lot, very quickly, after making this career change. Honestly, life has been great since. Even a global pandemic…

AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Exam Preparation

By Dustin Ward

Amazon Web Services FeedAZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Exam Preparation AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies is the first exam to become an Azure Architect. If you’re aspiring to become an Azure Architect, follow this comprehensive guide and start your AZ-303 exam preparation! There is no way that anyone could question the credibility of Microsoft in…

This Week in Security News: Payment Card Skimmer Attacks Hit 8 Cities and Survey Finds 72% of Remote Workers Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown

By Dustin Ward

Amazon Web Services FeedThis Week in Security News: Payment Card Skimmer Attacks Hit 8 Cities and Survey Finds 72% of Remote Workers Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This…

Monitoring AWS Certificate Manager Private CA with AWS Security Hub

By Dustin Ward

Amazon Web Services FeedMonitoring AWS Certificate Manager Private CA with AWS Security Hub Certificates are a vital part of any security infrastructure because they allow a company’s internal or external facing products, like websites and devices, to be trusted. To deploy certificates successfully and at scale, you need to set up a certificate authority hierarchy…

Running Serverless Canary Deployments with AWS SAM

By Dustin Ward

Amazon Web Services FeedRunning Serverless Canary Deployments with AWS SAM Many of us know that introducing large batches of changes into production is risky. However, because of complexity and many moving parts, it can also be risky when deploying changes in small batches – without the right techniques. One of the better ways of mitigating…

Amazon Personalize adds improved handling of missing metadata

By Dustin Ward

Amazon Web Services FeedAmazon Personalize adds improved handling of missing metadata Amazon Personalize uses machine learning to personalize recommendations for products, content, and marketing communications for your users, with no machine learning experience required. This technology has been perfected from over 20 years of recommender systems development at Amazon.com.