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SNS, SQS or both?

This is an overview of SNS (Simple Notification Service), SQS (Simple Queue Service) and how they can be used in isolation or together to send persistent and immediate messages.


Which EC2 is right for you?

EC2 is a service that provides virtual machines in the cloud. You only pay for the capacity you use and choose from ‘families’ of instance types.


The Great Migration: From SQL Server to AWS Aurora

Over the last nine months I’ve been leading a project to migrate 60 users from a legacy SQL Server database to a fit for purpose AWS Aurora database.


What’s in the Bucket?

Objects. That’s what. S3 (Simple Storage Service) is used to store objects and flat files in ‘buckets’ in the Cloud.


Don’t you know who IAM?

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is one of the first services you are introduced to when learning about AWS


AWS Lightsail and WordPress

Spin up a Wordpress blog or test site quickly and inexpensively in a few minutes for a few bucks a month.


AWS From A to Z

The AWS list of services grows each month, here’s a list to help you get to grips with some of them


Moving data with the AWS Database Migration Service

The AWS Database Migration Service promises to take a lot of the pain out of migration, here’s how it works at a high level.


Database migration with the Schema Conversion Tool

The AWS Schema conversion Tool promises to take a lot of the pain out of migration, here’s how it works at a high level