Passing the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Exam

Even without in-depth knowledge of the material, some people are good at taking a test. I am not one of those individuals. I tend to lean on my thorough understanding of the information and my ability to explain it if needed. That way, I am assured that I will pass the exam and my knowledge will …

AWS SQL Server Backup/Retention Policy

One of the primary responsibilities of a database administrator is to architect an effective and cost-saving backup and retention policy to manage database backups throughout its lifecycle. In AWS, this could save the company a chunk of change each month. And hear me out when I say, regardless of the savings, any amount is better than …

See you in the Cloud!

I remember the good old days when provisioning a new server for production was a big deal. All sorts of teams were involved in the purchasing process, and by the time a purchase order was approved, all participants celebrated their birthday twice. The server was usually scaled up, with the center of interest being the CPU …

AWSome Day Ft. Lauderdale 2018 is almost here

AWSome day Fort Lauderdale is only one day away. If you are not familiar with AWSome day, it is a one-day training event hosted by Amazon that focuses on services for compute, storage, database, and networking. The Boward County Convention Center located at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 will host the event on April …