Thoughts on AWS Control Tower

In July 2019, AWS launched Control Tower as a method to provision a new AWS account hierarchy and configuration referred to as a “landing zone”. We took a deep dive on AWS account design and AWS Control Tower to see what it all means.

Trent Hornibrook

AWS APN Ambassador Global Summit Wrap Up

AWS organised the first ever Ambassador Global Summit for the top 50 partner ambassadors to talk about specific roadmap items around various AWS services. Trent Hornibrook, one of Cevo’s AWS APN Ambassadors, attended the Global Summit and gives his thoughts here.

Trent Hornibrook

Our first drive of AWS ChatBot

AWS recently announced ChatBot integration with Chime and Slack… let’s see how easy it is to set up and get running.

Steve Mactaggart

Using GCP Service Accounts to access AWS IAM Roles

GCP Service Accounts provide a simple way to acquire and use AWS IAM Role-based credentials, if you know how…and this post shows you!

Colin Panisset

AWS Summit Sydney 2019

In this post I review some of the great things from the AWS Summit Sydney that took place May 1st - 2nd 2019.

Francisco Collet

Reducing ALB Costs Using Host-Based Rules

In this article, we show an opportunity to reduce costs when multiple Application Load Balancers (ALB) are in use. By using one of the ALB’s features and minor changes to the environment, it’s possible to save some money on your AWS bill.

Francisco Collet

Using cfn-lint to validate IAM Resources in AWS

Highly recommended for any automation engineer who wants to control their Cloudformation via a pipeline.

Jason Keane

Creating password-protected static websites in S3

Using CloudFront and Lambda@Edge to allow password-protection of static website content hosted in S3

Hosting static websites in S3 is a well-understood domain; but what happens when you want to password-protect it? It’s a static website – there’s no webserver, so you can’t do password-based access control. Or can you? Read on to learn how.

Colin Panisset

CloudFormation Deep Dive

There are a few key criteria I look for in CloudFormation - If I’m in a multi-account strategy then I must be able to deploy the CloudFormation in all accounts and/or regions. Additionally I must be able to stand up multiple copies of the same stack in the same VPC and account and/or regions.

Trent Hornibrook

Scaling AWS ECS services with Alarms, Target tracking & CloudFormation

The topic of ECS autoscaling is a vast area of heated discussions and broken dreams.

Stan Yudin