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How To: Interact with AWS S3 Using the Go SDK and not lose your mind

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After these messages we will carry on with our regularly scheduled programming… Yesterday ( during the scribbling of this article ) AWS suffered one of it’s worst outages in history in the us-east-1 region. A reminder to us all to be multi-region and more importantly multi-cloud. Please see my other articles on HA deployments using […]

Storing passwords securely using Pass (GPG)

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Today we live in an endless sea of passwords, which are a very inefficient and ineffective means of securing our data & environments. Many companies are trying to solve this problem using a variety of techniques that all revolve around various forms of multi-factor authentication. However, in the mean time were all screwed 😉 Just kidding. Quick […]

Setting up Netflix’s Edda (CMDB) in AWS on Ubuntu

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If you are running any kind of environment with greater than 10 servers, than you need a CMDB (Configuration Management DataBase). CMDB’s are the brain of your fleet & it’s environment. You can store anything in a CMDB, but commonly the metadata in CMDB’s consists of any of the following physical & digital asset inventory, […]