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An Introduction to Machine Learning with AWS DeepComposer

9 December 2021 - 4 min read

Machine learning (ML) is an exciting branch of artificial intelligence (AI) that is rapidly developing and has the power to ...

Categories: AWS, DeepComposer

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From AWS Re/start to Centrica

29 November 2021 - 3 min read

AWS Re/Start

Categories: AWS, Employment

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DTS Summer Internship at Centrica

17 August 2021 - 3 min read

Starting my internship as a product engineer, I was excited but also curious as to how it would be since ...

Categories: AWS Cloudformation DynamoDB Lambda

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Reporting on AWS

19 June 2021 - 5 min read

Data, such as that generated by The Lambda Hunter needs to be stored somewhere so that it can be reported ...

Categories: AWS Python DynamoDB Cloudformation

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The Lambda Hunter

16 June 2021 - 3 min read

Finding deprecated lambda runtimes in an Organisation

Categories: AWS Python Lambda Trusted Advisor Wavefront

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EBS Volume Migration In Action

16 June 2021 - 6 min read

A few weeks ago one of my engineers wrote about a scalable solution for migrating from gp2 to gp3 disks ...

Categories: AWS EBS Automation Lambda Python Threading

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Director Lambda Architecture

1 June 2021 - 2 min read

While managing more than one AWS account you collect lots of scripts on your personal machine that generate information about ...

Categories: AWS Automation Lambda Python Threading

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EBS Volume Migration

1 June 2021 - 6 min read

On December 1st, 2020 AWS announced the availability of gp3, the next generationof General Purpose SSD (Solid State Drive) Volumes ...

Categories: AWS EBS Automation Lambda Python Threading

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Change Management at Scale and Speed

15 April 2021 - 4 min read

As an SRE team responsible for managing hundreds of Cloud Accounts for Centrica it goes without saying that we rely ...

Categories: Change-Management

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Automating governance in the Cloud with AWS and Azure

13 April 2021 - 4 min read

The goal of automating governance is to improve productivity and raise compliance and best practice by using automation in the ...

Categories: AWS Azure

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Multi-region Active-Active k8s

12 April 2021 - 5 min read

So you’re busy playing pong with your new monkey LinkedIn contact when a call comes in on the bat-phone (read ...

Categories: AWS Containers

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Ember Upgrade Sprints

8 April 2021 - 4 min read

In this post I will share how we update our apps and the benefits of the new upgrade sprint process ...

Categories: Ember

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