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AWS, Google Cloud, Azure and the singularity of the future Internet

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I have just left AWS re-invent and I wanted to give my brief thoughts on the future of cloud computing. I believe in the next few years the shift we have been witnessing will be completed. That is to say that the thousands of enterprises and small businesses alike will finish their migrations to public […]

Python & The Jira Rest API

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Recently, while having to work a lot more in Jira than normal I got annoyed with the Jira Web GUI. So I wrote a script to do simple management of our jira issues. Here is the basic usage

Here is the code…

Later, I found out that there is a Jira command line […]

How To: Maximize Availability Effeciently Using AWS Availability Zones

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For the TL;DR version, skip straight to the Cassandra Examples Intro & Background During my years at PayPal I was fortunate enough to be a part of a pioneering architecture & engineering team that designed & delivered  a new paradigm for how we deployed & operated applications using a model that included 5 Availability Zones per […]

How to use Boto to Audit your AWS EC2 instance security groups

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Boto is a Software Development Kit for accessing the AWS API’s using Python. https://github.com/boto/boto3 Recently, I needed to determine how many of my EC2 instances were spawned in a public subnet, that also had security groups with wide open access on any port via any protocol to the instances. Because I have an IGW (Internet […]