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Cost of Living the Cloud Life: Fossil fuel consumption as a service

The word “cloud” in the term cloud computing can give us a false sense of security about the toll that it takes on our environment. The word makes it all...

EBS Pricing and Cost Optimization Guide

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) isn’t a fancy service. It’s simply a tool that provides disk storage for all your Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances.

Part 4: Using Terraform to Add Arbitrary Tags to our Existing AWS Tags

In this video, we’re going to utilize the terraform merge function and a new extra_tags variable to enable us to be able to add arbitrary tags to our required existing...

Part 3: AWS Tag Validation in Terraform Continued: Validating Tag Names and Values

In the third part of this blog series, we’re going to once again refactor the code from the previous post to give us even more assurance that the required tags...

Part 2: Validating AWS Tags with Terraform

Note: this is a continuation of Basics of AWS Tags & Terraform with S3. If you’d like to skip it, you can obtain the starter code repository on Github here...

Basics of AWS Tags & Terraform with S3

Managing AWS resources can be an extremely arduous process. AWS doesn’t have logical resource groups and other niceties that Azure and GCP have. This nonwithstanding, AWS is still far and...