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NAT Gateways Are Overused

Since 2015, we’ve been gifted with AWS’s Managed NAT Gateway offering, and the vast majority of AWS architecture diagrams contain them.

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Python for SREs and Engineers

Python is great (except when it isn’t) In this article, I want to go over how to avoid all the usual Python problems encountered when SREs/engineers first start using it, and provide guidance on best practices.

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Cloudformation for Poets

CloudFormation is AWS’s Infrastructure as Code service. Most engineers prefer Terraform (and increasingly, Pulumi) for its much more concise format, and flexibility.

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