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CloudFormation and StackMaster (part 2)

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In part one of the series, we looked at using CloudFormation to codify your AWS infrastructure. I concluded with mentioning some painpoints that you might en...

CloudFormation and StackMaster (part 1)

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As part of some recent infrastructure upgrades, I’ve been spending quite some time in the land of CloudFormation. If you’re unfamiliar with CloudFormation, i...

Reserving Amazon RDS resources

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Reserved RDS instances (RIs) can be used to reserve a resource for a one year or a three term in exchange for a billing discount - a sizeable discount compa...

The four states of a team

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Identified by Will Larson in An Elegant Puzzle, a team can be viewed as residing within one of four states.