AWS CloudFormation

If you’re doing any production-level work in AWS, you should be using AWS CloudFormation. It’s really easy to get started. Let’s walk through the basics. Why use CloudFormation? Here’s a common scenario: creating an EC2 instance and assigning an Elastic IP address. Let’s say …

Easily Finding Your AWS S3 Canonical ID

Another quick post — found this in the AWS Console UI. If you ever need to share your AWS Canonical ID with someone, e.g. to share S3 buckets. You can find your AWS Canonical ID by using various APIs — but I was also able to find it using the AWS Console UI. By opening up the S3 console and …