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The Power Of Lambda - A serverless approach to invalidating AWS CloudFront

The Power Of Lambda - A serverless approach to invalidating AWS CloudFront

It’s no secret that since I began my cloud journey in late 2018 i’ve been intrigued by serverless computing. At work i’ve even gone as far as designing and implementing a few Azure Functions that are used in production. I thought now would be the perfect time to write a blog post on a practical use case for AWS Lambda.

What is Lambda ?

Lambda is a function as a service offering from AWS that allows you to focus on writing code and letting AWS provision and maintain the underlying technology stack that your code runs on. As of this current moment in time Lambda supports runtime versions for Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, Java, C# (.NET Core), and PowerShell (.NET Core).

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Azure DevOps CLI
Register an application in Azure AD, generate and store a secret in Azure Key Vault using PowerShell

Register an application in Azure AD, generate and store a secret in Azure Key Vault using PowerShell

My exposure to PowerShell over the past few months has definately made me appreciate the finer things in life.

I’ve always been a You Can’t PowerShell Your Way Through Life type of guy which kind of works on once of use cases but when you have tasks that are repeatable, using the GUI takes time and it becomes a hindrance. My new mindset is If you have to do something more than once, it’s time to script or automate it where possible.

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Azure Resource Graph

Azure Resource Graph

First blog post of 2021.

Towards the end of last year I discovered a gem that is known as Azure Resource Graph, in my day to day role as a cloud consultant for an Azure Expert MSP more often than not I find myself having to run queries across multiple subscriptions which is somewhat of a time consuming activity.

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Hosting Your Own VPN Server In The Cloud

Hosting Your Own VPN Server In The Cloud

Last week Friday was my last working day of the year, it’s been a year of continuous learning mostly on Azure and security. To take a break from Azure I thought it would be a great opportunity to try something out on AWS for a change of Public Cloud. I recently decided to take on the 100 days of cloud challenge.

https://www.100daysofcloud.com/

I’ve been coming across a plethora of ads for VPN’s when I’m on Youtube. Most of the solutions cost just over $ 10 per month. Light bulb moment… how much would it cost to host my own VPN server in the cloud ?

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Anatomy of A Serverless Blog - The Series, Episode 1

Anatomy of A Serverless Blog - The Series, Episode 1

It’s been a while since I had time to enter an additional blog post, be that as it may I have finally made time for the sequel.

If you’ve been following my blog you might have noticed that I have changed the theme. Cyberpunk 2077 is nearing it’s release and what better way than to use a futuristic theme to ride the wave.

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Anatomy of A Serverless Blog - The Series, Episode 0

Anatomy of A Serverless Blog - The Series, Episode 0

September was the month of Serverless, to build on that theme I decided it would be the perfect time to launch my own production-ready Serverless blog ahead of time and establish my online presence. I’ve had an interest in having my own blog for over a year, the idea of pulling off something that none of my friends have done before excited me, so now it was only a matter of time before the idea came into fruition.

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Pole Position

Pole Position

Welcome to the official blog for Adrian Mudzwiti a cloud consultant at BUI, the first South African company to be recognized as a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) as of July 2020. It was a great honour and privilege to have been one of the key members that contributed to a mammoth undertaking that ensured that BUI became one of a select few number of companies around the world to be awarded this prestigious status.

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