Category: CLOUD

AWS Databases re:Invent 2019 WISH LIST

It is that time of the year when all AWS fans dream about new features. I love Aurora and run some big databases in it. And yes I sometimes run into trouble and then I read more and learn more from some smart people because I just didn’t realize there is one more thing I …

AWS Data API for Amazon Aurora Serverless

Introduction At re:invent 2017 AWS introduced Aurora Serverless database MySQL compatible. For years, the primary database AWS promoted for Serverless was DynamoDB which is a super-scalable noSQL database. Still, for someone coming from SQL world it was hard to jump on board as querying the DynamoDB database is not an easy task and designers need …

AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam & prep tips

I’ve just passed AWS Solution Architect Associate exam. I’ve managed to get 924/1000. That fine score is the result of fear I had before the exam so I had to deep dive into everything instead of just being relaxed and skip some topics. What caused my fear? After spending few months on Acloud.guru (ACG) and …

AWS User Group Belgrade Meetup #2 Security

40+ people & 20+ LiveStream – July 9th 2019 Belgrade Right after the re:Inforce conference we’ve set up the meetup dedicated to security topics. We’ve started right on time and finished in 2h just as planned. Live stream at https://t.co/P9BcEZRrCX Here is how it looked like: 5 min Welcome Note by Goran Opacic followed by …

AWS UG Belgrade #1 Meetup Report

70+ attendees, 4 topics, 3 hours – that is how the first Meetup of AWS User Group Belgrade looks like in numbers. Additional 49 people watching us Live via YouTube: As this was our first meetup we had to balance between zero to max knowledge in the audience and to prepare everyone for our next …