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AWS official Lambda layers with AWS CDK

This is my first official post since joining the AWS community builders and well it’s not super exciting but none the less it was a source of frustration for me so it might be for others…lambda layers.

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It truly was a Shawshank Redemption…AWS Athena + DynamoDB + QuickSight for easy analysis (CDK)

You’re probably wondering why the title of this post mentions Shawshank Redemption and it’s a good question. I’m a big fan of Will Forte and if you’ve watched “The Last Man on Earth” tv series you’d know where the quote is from.

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Auto-filling AWS delete text with tsmash browser extension

You know what really grinds my gears? A small, inconsistent feature of the AWS management console that requires you to input “delete” or “delete me” or the resource name whenever you delete something like an s3 bucket or an sns topic etc.

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Athena-express with AWS and federated query

For all the cool kids playing along you’d know that I posted a primer to AWS Athena a few days ago.

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AWS Athena primer

This post is about the basics of AWS Athena. Like many of the AWS products there is a bit to know about this beast and getting started can sometimes be a little challenging.

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AWS temporary creds with SSO and a CDK workaround

It’s been a rainy past couple of days here so I’m catching up on some writing, something that i’ve been meaning to talk about for sometime is how to manage temporary credentials and access.

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