Amazon AppFlow with Salesforce in Action

Amazon AppFlow is an AWS serverless solution that eases data transfer work from major SaaS products. This post discusses how it’s been used with Salesforce in a client project.

AWS Glue Local Development with Docker and Visual Studio Code

As described in the product page, AWS Glue is a serverless data integration service that makes it easy to discover, prepare, and combine data for analytics, machine learning, and application development. For development, a development endpoint is recommended but it can be costly, inconvenient or unavailable (for Glue 2.0). The AWS Glue team published a Docker image that includes the AWS Glue binaries and all the dependencies packaged together. After inspecting it, I find some modifications are necessary in order to build a development environment on it. In this post, I’ll demonstrate how to build development environments for AWS Glue 1.0 and 2.0 using the Docker image and the Visual Studio Code Remote – Containers extension.

Adding Authorization to a GraphQL API

Authorization is the mechanism that controls who can do what on which resource in an application and it is a critical part of an application. In this post, I’ll be illustrating how to set up authorization in a GraphQL API using a custom directive and Oso, an open-source authorization library.

How to Secure your Instance Metadata Service on AWS

How to Secure your Instance Metadata Service on AWS

In this two-part series, I will explain and demonstrate how to update your EC2 instances to use IMDSv2 as well as automate this process through the use of SSM Documents that can be provisioned within your CloudFormation templates.

#TeamCevo: Matthew Merriel, AWS Consultant

In this latest video, Dave Cooper ‘sits down’ with one of our newest members of the team, Matthew Merriel. These two get into the nitty gritty about DevOps and SRE and how they fit together in the current technology landscape.

Migrating SQL Server to PostgreSQL

Some of the challenges and pitfalls that await you on this journey of migrating your SQL Server data and codebase over to PostgreSQL, as well as a discussion about the AWS tools available to help you along the way.