Presenting on video and live streams is hard. Even though the goal is to connect to people, sitting alone(ish) presenting to a camera lens and computer display can be alienating. There are a number of simple techniques you can use to upgrade the quality of your present and stream. This post walks you through planning out and delivering a high …
Video conferencing platform Zoom has been in the news almost constantly over the past few weeks. At first it was hailed as a tool to help reduce this isolated feeling all of us are experiencing, then it was a pile on for security and privacy issues, and finally the last two weeks have started a redemption story.
AWS has recently explored with great machine learning services. From the core building blocks to services design to teach you techniques to simple transactional services that just get the job done. This stream looks provides an overview of these services and when you might want to use them.
AWS offers a number of services it labels as “compute”. What are they? How do you pick one that makes sense for your workload? How are they different from each other? This live stream tackles these questions as we take a look at computation in the AWS Cloud.
Amazon DynamoDB is an exciting database services. It’s a cloud-native, NoSQL offering that is lightning quick and scales seamlessly. However, if you treat it like a traditional RDBMS, you’re not going to see any of those benefits. In this live stream, I explore some mistakes I’ve made and how to fix them by moving to a …
AWS offers a wide range of databases but making sense of these services can be tricky. In this live stream, we explore these data services and why you pick one over another.
Mistakes happen. Even after taking steps to restrict permissions and setup systems, builders will make misconfigurations and mistakes. This stream presents two different approaches to catch those mistakes before they come back to haunt you.
AWS re:Invent is absolutely massive. The only way to keep things somewhat organized is to use a reserved seating system for sessions. That system opened today and I live streamed the ins and outs of booking seats for various events.
Serverless is hot right now, but are we all talking about the same thing? In this live stream, we dive into what serverless is, why it’s a big win for your business, and how to get started.
Amazon Athena lets you treat files in Amazon S3 like they were a database. That doesn’t sound too cool until you realize the possibilities: data stays in place, storage is low cost, data management gets easier. Now add in Amazon Quicksight. This service allows you to quick and easily visualize that data and share your insights. This one-two …
Amazon S3 was one of the first AWS services and it continues to be the cornerstone of the AWS Cloud today. This stream covers the basics of the service and how to ensure that your data is only accessed in the ways that you expect.
The Shared Responsibility Model governs how operations (which security is a part of) work in the cloud. In this live stream, we explore the realities of the model and how to verify AWS is fulfilling their responsibilities.
Don’t be afraid of the command line (CLI), it’s insanely useful. This live stream explores those uses and shows you how to use the AWS CLI to accomplish some simple but helpful tasks in the AWS Cloud.
AWS Lambda is probably the most talked about service in the entire AWS Cloud. It lets you run your code based on various triggers with almost no overhead. In this live stream, we look at AWS Lambda basics and even complete a small project connecting code to events in S3.
AWS re:Invent 2019 is going to be HUGE. Mark will be conducting a series of live streams and publishing a ton of content leading up to the show in early December. In this stream, we get the series started off with some questions to you and an overview of what to expect.