Let's say we have a hosting service for users who bring their own domain name. In this scenario we'd like to be able to service customers no matter who manages their DNS records. Be it GoDaddy, Namecheap, Google, Hostgator, some
Create and deploy AWS Lambda functions with ease in Python
In our series about building AWS APIs, we've covered a lot of ground around learning the AWS ecosystem. Now that we're all feeling a bit more comfortable, it may be time to let everybody in on the world's worst-kept secret:
Use Python and MySQL to Build an Endpoint
Now that you know your way around API Gateway, you have the power to create vast collections of endpoints. If only we could get those endpoints to actually receive and return some stuff.
We'll create a GET function which will
Building APIs: The final frontier of cool-stuff-to-do-in-AWS
HashiCorp's version control for infrastructure
Why use Packer? Infrastructure as code has become part of the buzzword bingo surrounding operational teams and their desired optimal workflows.
One could theoretically just start with a base AMI and manually update it and then re-save it as a
On the off-chance you were wondering how to do this
We here at H+S are dedicated to one simple cause: creating posts about oddly specific programming scenarios. Somewhere in the world as sad soul is looking to programmatically access files from an S3 server while keeping their bucket private.
Forcefully use the Pandas library in your AWS Lambda functions
In one corner we have Pandas: Python's beloved data analysis library. In the other, AWS: the unstoppable cloud provider we're obligated to use for all eternity. We should have know this day would come.
While not the prettiest workflow, uploaded
Watch as I struggle with the cloud! My pain, your gain!
Sometimes I find myself responsible for setting up and maintaining my own infrastructure for doing data stuff. In light of this, I've taken it upon myself to learn more about AWS in order for this experience to be less terrifying.
Using AWS API Gateway to create serverless APIs
There comes a surreal moment in nearly every profession in which perspective is violently forced into our own self-awareness. People with cooler jobs probably have that moment when they save their first patient, or launch their first rocket. For me,
Spinning up a standalone MySQL Database with Amazon
Last time we became familiar with the handiwork of setting up MySQL locally, navigating databases via command line, and exposing your database to external access. While badass, it has come to my attention that most people don't bother doing things