Tag: How To

Story Time

As more organisations move toward an agile way of working, user stories are increasingly being used as the preferred technique for capturing requirements

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Using the New Resource Tagging API in Anger

Our team wanted to validate the Application Load Balancers (ALBs) in our environment after a deployment – the problem was they were lost amongst all the other ones in there. They were tagged, but we couldn’t work out how to find them – until we saw the Resource Tagging API.

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Get Baking

As the number of AWS accounts a team uses increases, so does the headache of access and credential management. Identity accounts can help. We called ours Bakery.

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It’s Showtime!

Showcases are part of the regular Agile development cadence. However I’ve worked at organisations that are ‘Agile’ yet don’t do them. Despite its name, showcases can have greater benefits than simply showing work.

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Introduction to R

Sometimes using Excel to look at data works really well. Other times, such as when you are trying to make sense of a 170MB file of AWS EC2 pricing data it just sucks. Luckily R exists and can do the job really well! In this post I’ll run through some of the features of R and produce a nicely formatted CSV of on-demand EC2 pricing data.

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