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No more AWS Access Keys?

It’s too common these days that I struggle to find solid stretches of time to think about things, so I tend to make progress on tech chores while I’m on holiday. This is an example… One of the things that has been on my mind is to follow AWS best practices, and try to eliminate […]

AWS MSK + Glue – Part One

Over December 2022 I got it into my head that I wanted my teams to skill up on the combination of Kafka and a Schema Register. There’s a ton of resources on introducing the use of Kafka, and some resources on using a Schema Registry, but I was not satisfied that there were any consolidated […]

Give me a shell and a place to stand…

I was thinking yesterday “hmm, I seem to have more AWS KMS keys than I’m actually using”. But how to find them when they are scattered across regions? AWS Cli to the rescue. A trivial bash script, and voila a list of KMS Key ARNs across my entire account: The only complicated part was remembering how to use jq to […]

Wasabi and AWS S3 – A comparison

Wasabi is a very interesting and compelling competitor for AWS S3, but also potentially a superb collaborator. What are Wasabi and S3 though? Stripping these services down to their barest bones, they are cloud-based, highly available and resilient object stores with effectively unlimited storage capacity. Digging a bit further, they are both key/value stores, which […]