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Chris Moyer
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Cloud Developer, Author of "Building Applications in the Cloud"
Cloud Developer, Author of "Building Applications in the Cloud"

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Stripe just told a large number of its customers to get lost
TL;DR : Stripe is screwing legitimate business by giving them 30 days to switch to a new platform. Even businesses that don't deal directly with Marijuana, but operate in the same space. A few years ago, I started a company along with some others to create ...

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Heading to Austin Serverless Conf!
Normally things are pretty hectic around here and I'm finding myself pulled in too many directions to actually get out to a technical conference. In fact, the last time I was able to get away for a full week tech conference was WWDC in 2012 (sadly, the year...

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How to set DeadLetterQueue (DLQ) on AWS Lambda functions using the AWS CLI
One of the cooler announcements from re:Invent that you can start using right now is Dead Letter Queues (DLQ) for AWS Lambda functions. This has the advantage of allowing you to re-try, and alert, on events that fail even after being re-tried by AWS Lambda ...

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5 Announcements from re:Invent you can't ignore
Werner Vogels just finished up the Day 3 re:Invent keynote presentation, and this may be the most excited I've ever been for AWS announcements in a long time. Previously we've seen a lot of weird and specific products being introduced, but this year AWS top...

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First days with Ghost Inspector
A while ago we switched away from using Newrelic APM , simply because it is way too expensive for the pricing points that we are use to in an AWS environment. It's fine to have a few cents overage on an AMI, but what about when you're trying to monitor Lamb...

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Software is like Cake
Ok, stay with me here. Here's how Software is like Cake. You can buy a piece of cake anytime you're hungry for some (SaaS) You could buy a whole cake and bring it home and cut it yourself (Self hosted software) You could buy an undecorated cake and frost/de...

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VMWare on AWS: What does it really mean?
Unless you're a huge follower of VMware already, you probably missed the announcement today . I would have if it wasn't for my friend Trevor at TechTarget. VMWare now integrates directly with AWS Cloud. Who cares, right? This is obviously VMWare's way of tr...

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Setting up Docker on EC2
After piecing together several different sources , I finally found out how to properly configure docker storage to NOT use a loopback device on EC2. Without going through too much boring details about why this is a good idea to configure a different storage...
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