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Custom CloudWatch Metrics in Python? Yes we can!

Introduction

Currently, AWS has three associate level certifications: Solutions Architect, Developer and SysOps Administrator. In 2017, I have passed the certification exams for the first two certifications and as I visited AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas last year, I decided that I would like to also pass the one that is missing from my curriculum right now.

On Course For Certification

One of the ways to prepare for the AWS Associate certifications (apart from reading the documentation), is completing one of the many courses being offered on the on-line learning platforms. For my first two certifications, I used the certification training offered by A Cloud Guru which were very good. However, in the meantime I have also completed some trainings on the Udemy Platform by Stephane Maarek on miscellaneous topics related to Amazon Web Services (CloudFormation Masterclass, AWS Lambda and the Serverless Framework) that I also like very much, so I decided to start my certification course with Stephane’s wonderful “Ultimate AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate 2019” (quite a mouthful, but it’s a 17 hour journey).

Milco NumanCustom CloudWatch Metrics in Python? Yes we can!
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Viva Las Vegas!

Inleiding

Na meerdere keren Oracle Open World te hebben bezocht, ben ik sinds een aantal jaren steeds meer geïnteresseerd geraakt in de Cloud-technologie. Niet primair SaaS-oplossingen waarbij een software-pakket op een cloud-omgeving draait, maar vooral in PaaS-oplossingen waarbij ontwikkel-platformen en applicatiecomponenten beschikbaar worden ‘bevrijd’ uit het knellende en gedateerde korset van de bedrijfsdatacentra en worden afgenomen uit het cloud-nirvana. En waar kun je je dan beter in verdiepen dan in de oplossingen van de marktleider op het gebied van infrastructuur- (IaaS) en platformoplossen (PaaS) in de cloud, Amazon Web Services?

Milco NumanViva Las Vegas!
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(Server)less is More!

Over the last years, I have become quite interested in cloud solutions. After completing the vendor-neutral Cloudschool.com’s Cloud Architect certification track, I decided it was time to dive into the real thing.

Although I come from an extensive Oracle background, until now I have not been really impressed with the Oracle Cloud solutions from my perspective as a developer. But when a colleague presented a talk at an internal company event about Amazon Web Services, I became quite attracted to the solution development possibilities on the AWS platform.

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First steps in Cloud-based JS development

Some time ago, while working on a proof of concept using an Oracle API product, I got exposed to server-side JavaScript programming. Or more accurately, programming Web APIs using the Node.js platform and the Express Framework (possibly I will elaborate on this experience later, after this product has been publicly released).

Milco NumanFirst steps in Cloud-based JS development
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Oracle Open World 2016

Introductie

Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) is het grootste Oracle event ter wereld. Jaarlijks komen er in de nazomer zo’n 60.000 deelnemers naar San Francisco voor een vijfdaags event; dit jaar voor in totaal 2555 verschillende sessies, op 18 verschillende locaties op loopafstand in de stad, door bijna 3600 sprekers (meer dan de helft partners en klanten). 

Milco NumanOracle Open World 2016
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