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Lou β€” Cloud Engineer

Writing mostly about Cloud Engineering. AWS Community Builder. DEV moderator for #serverless and #devops. Also likes: πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ 🏍 πŸ‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ 🎸

Education

Loughborough University

Work

Developer Experience (Platform Engineer) at DAZN

Can You Learn AWS On Your Own? How To Ensure Success πŸ€“.

Can You Learn AWS On Your Own? How To Ensure Success πŸ€“.

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How To Test AWS Lambda: Everything You Need To Get Started.

How To Test AWS Lambda: Everything You Need To Get Started.

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How To Debug AWS Lambda: A Detailed Overview

How To Debug AWS Lambda: A Detailed Overview

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2020 Summary: How I Grew My Blog to 25,000 Pageviews & Earned My First Income From The Blog.

2020 Summary: How I Grew My Blog to 25,000 Pageviews & Earned My First Income From The Blog.

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #18 (November 2020)

Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #18 (November 2020)

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What Is Terraform Used For? The 3 Main Use Cases.

What Is Terraform Used For? The 3 Main Use Cases.

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Are Containers Serverless?

Are Containers Serverless?

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Help, my Lambda won't stop 😱 ! How To Stop An AWS Lambda Execution.

Help, my Lambda won't stop 😱 ! How To Stop An AWS Lambda Execution.

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #17 (October 2020)

Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #17 (October 2020)

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Lambda Extensions: What Are They, And Should You Care?

Lambda Extensions: What Are They, And Should You Care?

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Supportive tech forums & online communities: Any recommendations?

Supportive tech forums & online communities: Any recommendations?

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What Are The Pre-Requisites To Learning AWS? 5 Topics You Probably Should Look Into First.

What Are The Pre-Requisites To Learning AWS? 5 Topics You Probably Should Look Into First.

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Does AWS Require Coding? Understanding When You Might Need To Code.

Does AWS Require Coding? Understanding When You Might Need To Code.

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Can AWS Lambda Access A Database? And The Considerations You Should Be Taking.

Can AWS Lambda Access A Database? And The Considerations You Should Be Taking.

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Terraform? And How To Speed Up Your Learning.

How Long Does It Take To Learn Terraform? And How To Speed Up Your Learning.

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Is AWS Easy To Learn? (And How You Can Make It Easier)

Is AWS Easy To Learn? (And How You Can Make It Easier)

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #16 (September 2020)

Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #16 (September 2020)

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The Secret Of Web Development BootCamps And How To Use Cloud To Your Advantage

The Secret Of Web Development BootCamps And How To Use Cloud To Your Advantage

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #15 (August 2020)

Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #15 (August 2020)

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You’re Alerting Wrong: The Why & How Of Setting An AWS Lambda Alarm Using Error Rate Percentages.

You’re Alerting Wrong: The Why & How Of Setting An AWS Lambda Alarm Using Error Rate Percentages.

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Should You Use Typescript To Write Terraform? (The Terraform CDK)

Should You Use Typescript To Write Terraform? (The Terraform CDK)

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Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #14 (July 2020)

Cloud Native Software Engineering Newsletter #14 (July 2020)

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A Philosophy For Effective Error Handling (Using JavaScript Examples)

A Philosophy For Effective Error Handling (Using JavaScript Examples)

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How To Setup Monitoring / Observability On Existing Software (e.g. A Web API): A Practical 5 Step Guide.

How To Setup Monitoring / Observability On Existing Software (e.g. A Web API): A Practical 5 Step Guide.

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Terraform: How To Rename (Instead Of Deleting) A Resource

Terraform: How To Rename (Instead Of Deleting) A Resource

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How I Gained Consistent Traffic To My Website Using SEO (And How You Can, Too)

How I Gained Consistent Traffic To My Website Using SEO (And How You Can, Too)

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Reader Question: Which AWS Certificates Should You Start With If You’re A Junior?

Reader Question: Which AWS Certificates Should You Start With If You’re A Junior?

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The Simplest Possible EC2 Web Server Setup Using Terraform (On AWS)

The Simplest Possible EC2 Web Server Setup Using Terraform (On AWS)

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Containers: Benefits and Making a Business Case

Containers: Benefits and Making a Business Case

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What is Terraform? A Simple Definition.

What is Terraform? A Simple Definition.

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10 Terraform Best Practices: For Secure & Fast Infrastructure.

10 Terraform Best Practices: For Secure & Fast Infrastructure.

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Serverless on AWS Lambda: A Comprehensive Comparison Of Approaches (Serverless Framework vs SAM vs Terraform vs CloudFormation)

Serverless on AWS Lambda: A Comprehensive Comparison Of Approaches (Serverless Framework vs SAM vs Terraform vs CloudFormation)

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3 Simple Serverless Beginner Project Ideas

3 Simple Serverless Beginner Project Ideas

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Misconceptions of Serverless: 5 Things You Thought AWS Lambda Did… But It Doesn’t.

Misconceptions of Serverless: 5 Things You Thought AWS Lambda Did… But It Doesn’t.

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How to Use AWS KMS in AWS Lambda

How to Use AWS KMS in AWS Lambda

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Should You Commit the Terraform .tfstate File to Git?

Should You Commit the Terraform .tfstate File to Git?

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The Ultimate Terraform Workflow: Setup Terraform (And Remote State) With Github Actions

The Ultimate Terraform Workflow: Setup Terraform (And Remote State) With Github Actions

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Master the AWS Lambda Console: A Comprehensive Walkthrough.

Master the AWS Lambda Console: A Comprehensive Walkthrough.

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AWS Queues And Lambda Processing: A Simple, Quick Walkthrough.

AWS Queues And Lambda Processing: A Simple, Quick Walkthrough.

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How To Setup AWS Lambda Scheduled Events with Terraform

How To Setup AWS Lambda Scheduled Events with Terraform

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ACloudGuru: Is It Worth The Money? And Your Main Options For Learning Cloud

ACloudGuru: Is It Worth The Money? And Your Main Options For Learning Cloud

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What Is the Best Way to Learn Terraform?

What Is the Best Way to Learn Terraform?

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Create An AWS S3 Based Website Using Terraform And Github Actions

Create An AWS S3 Based Website Using Terraform And Github Actions

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2019 Summary: Up & Running With Serverless and Regaining Blogging Motivation

2019 Summary: Up & Running With Serverless and Regaining Blogging Motivation

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You’re Logging Wrong: What One-Per-Service (β€œPhat Event”) Logs Are and Why You Need Them.

You’re Logging Wrong: What One-Per-Service (β€œPhat Event”) Logs Are and Why You Need Them.

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How To Get AWS Lambda Logs Into CloudWatch

How To Get AWS Lambda Logs Into CloudWatch

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What is Immutable Infrastructure?

What is Immutable Infrastructure?

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Set Up AWS Lambda With An ALB (Load Balancer)

Set Up AWS Lambda With An ALB (Load Balancer)

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3 Steps To Migrate Manually Created Infrastructure To Terraform

3 Steps To Migrate Manually Created Infrastructure To Terraform

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AWS Lambda on Github Actions: How To Send Zipped Artifacts to AWS S3

AWS Lambda on Github Actions: How To Send Zipped Artifacts to AWS S3

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5 Important Reasons To Learn Terraform Before Cloud Computing.

5 Important Reasons To Learn Terraform Before Cloud Computing.

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Learning Cloud? (Serverless, Kubernetes, Microservices, etc) β€” What's your biggest frustration?

Learning Cloud? (Serverless, Kubernetes, Microservices, etc) β€” What's your biggest frustration?

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Yarn and the dark future of third party NPM clients

Yarn and the dark future of third party NPM clients

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Declarative vs. Imperative Infrastructure As Code

Declarative vs. Imperative Infrastructure As Code

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My first ever tutorial video: What do you think?

My first ever tutorial video: What do you think?

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AWS access keys β€” 5 Tips To Safely Use Them.

AWS access keys β€” 5 Tips To Safely Use Them.

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Learn The 6 Fundamentals Of Terraform β€” In Less Than 20 Minutes

Learn The 6 Fundamentals Of Terraform β€” In Less Than 20 Minutes

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AWS networking fundamentals: A simple guide for software engineers.

AWS networking fundamentals: A simple guide for software engineers.

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3 Terraform features to help you refactor your infrastructure effortlessly

3 Terraform features to help you refactor your infrastructure effortlessly

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4 signs you should break your app into Microservices

4 signs you should break your app into Microservices

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