Use Stargate by DataStax to effortlessly store and query your data

Stargate is one of the latest shiny tools from DataStax that will act as a…

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Jan 15, 2021 5 min read


Big Data

In Real Life - Amazon Web Services: Identity Access Management

A Quick Note about In Real Life Digital concepts can get confusing for a lot…

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Dec 14, 2020 6 min read

Matt Reed

How to SSH Reverse Tunnel to a Remote DB Server in an AWS Private Subnet using an EC2 Bastion Jump Host

Do you have publicly inaccessible database that you need to SSH into? Using SSH Reverse Tunneling, aka SSH Reverse Port Forwarding, you can securely connect to the database without directly opening it up to a vector of attack.…

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Dec 07, 2020 4 min read

Nima Binayifaal


Enterprise Booking Systems - A Solution Design Perspective

Increasingly Education, Healthcare, Government and other sectors are looking to manage a more complex allocation…

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Dec 01, 2020 4 min read

Gary K

Tips and Tricks for Manually Scaling a Global DynamoDB Table from an AWS Lambda

Objective Write an AWS Lambda that manually scales a global DynamoDB table Why? DynamoDB tables…

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Dec 01, 2020 3 min read

Dennis Sharpe


Start Automating API Tests with Postman

What is Wrong with Cucumber? For a long time now many of us have been…

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Nov 16, 2020 6 min read

Matt Reed, Amine Ouali Alami


How to Connect an AWS API Gateway to a Private VPC Using an ALB

AWS and API Gateway The AWS ecosystem provides developers and system administrators with many tools…

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Sep 28, 2020 9 min read

Juan Manuel Carnicero Vega

SOLID: A refactoring example

SOLID principles have been around for a long time and there's multiple articles out there…

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Sep 15, 2020 3 min read

Ben Scott

Software Craftsmanship

Stop snoozing your tests!

Using some form of sleep is one of the main reasons for flaky tests and…

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Sep 08, 2020 2 min read

Ben Scott

Software Craftsmanship

ABC's of DQM: Control

This is the finale of a 3-part series introducing a Data Quality Management (DQM) framework…

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Aug 31, 2020 8 min read

Dan Ferguson

Big Data

The ABCs of DQM: Balance

This blog is a part of a series of posts on Data Quality Management. The…

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Aug 18, 2020 5 min read

Pooja Krishnan


Saving and Analyzing Trending Topics on Twitter using AWS Athena, Lambda, and CDK

With more than 300 million active users, Twitter is still one of the more optimal…

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Aug 11, 2020 5 min read



Keycloak High Availability in Cloud environment (AWS) - PART 4/4

All the configuration presented in the previous parts have been settled according to our simulation…

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Jul 29, 2020 9 min read

Sébastien Mazade


Starting with AWS Glue and Querying S3 from Athena

Part one of three in a deep dive of ETL in AWS Glue. Learn how to create powerful low-code/no-code ETL processes from S3 to many data sources in AWS.…

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Jul 28, 2020 8 min read

Sam Portillo


Secret Management w/ Spring Cloud and AWS Parameter Store

Today's applications are broken into smaller and smaller pieces. We've been slowly transitioning away from…

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Jul 09, 2020 3 min read

John Strickler

Secrets Management