Planned Obsolescence A baked in part of the design of technology products and an unavoidable side-effect of a career in IT In a discussion with a colleague recently we reflected on how our careers and our CVs race ahead while the invisible fuse line of obsolescence comes along from behind and renders cherished skillsets and … Continue reading A career with a flammable CV
Note: Assumed knowledge of AWS Cognito backend configuration and underlying concepts, mostly it's just the setup from an application integration perspective that is talked about here. Recently we have been working on a Django project where a secure and flexible authentication system was required, as most of our existing structure is on AWS we chose … Continue reading Cognito authentication integration with Django using authorization code grant.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-powershell-az-module-version-1/ Microsoft released a new PowerShell module specifically for Azure late last year called "Az". On the plus side Az ensures that Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core users can get the latest Azure tooling from PowerShell on every platform be it Windows PowerShell or PowerShell Core for my preferred operating system macOs. Microsoft state that … Continue reading Azure PowerShell ‘Az’ Module
I'll start by asking you two questions: Are you paying too much for your Wide Area Network (WAN)?And, is it the best method of connecting to the public Cloud? At cloudstep.io we are constantly looking for ways to improve our customers connectivity to the public cloud. We consider cloud network connectivity a foundation service that … Continue reading SD-WAN made easy
Tagging becomes a huge part of your life when in the public cloud. Metadata is thrown around like hotcakes, and why not. At cloudstep.io we preach the ways of the DevOps gods and especially infrastructure as code for repeatable and standardised deployments. This way everything is uniform and everything gets a TAG! I ran into … Continue reading Tagging EC2 EBS Volumes in Auto Scaling Groups