Reading List December 2017

AWS

The Serverless Spectrum

Implementing Canary Deployments of AWS Lambda Functions

Amazon Container Cheat Sheet Amazon ECS (EC2 Container Service)

Amazon Alexa Skills authenticated by Azure Active Directory

Building Microservices with the 12 Factor App Pattern on AWS

Videos and Slide Decks from the AWS re:Invent 2017 Security, Compliance, & Identity Track

AWS re:Invent Here’s a list of all of the AWS re:Invent breakout sessions from 2012 – 2017.

Azure Functions vs AWS Lambda – Scaling Face Off

From Containers to AWS Lambda

AZURE

Deploy a .NET app in a container to Azure Service Fabric

Guide to converting Web and Worker Roles to Service Fabric stateless services
Azure Self-paced Labs 

Lift and Shift your .NET App to Azure 

Azure Functions + Logic Apps – Create Serverless APIs Using Azure Functions

Considerations for Hardening API’s Built with Azure API Management + Azure Functions

MICROSERVICES

Testing Microservices, the sane way

CONTAINERS

 A Docker Tutorial for Beginners

Hardening Docker containers and hosts against vulnerabilities 

SECURITY

Fixing Data Breaches

API Security Checklist 

OpenID Connect explained in plain English

LIFE

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier 
What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

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Reading List September 2017

AWS

Building a Serverless Analytics Solution for Cleaner Cities

Get Started with Deep Learning Using the AWS Deep Learning AMI
Benchling Case Study By using AWS Lambda

Automating Amazon EBS Snapshot Management with AWS Step Functions and Amazon CloudWatch

3 Things to Know About AWS S3 Security to Stay Out of the Headlines
Break the Monolith In this tutorial
AWS Limit Monitor – AWS Answers Nearly every Amazon Web Services (AWS) service has limits on how many resources you can launch in a specific AWS Region at a given time.

Automating Blue/Green Deployments of Infrastructure and Application Code using AMIs, AWS Developer Tools, & Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

React serverless starter application with one-click AWS deployment and hosting Serverless applications are more popular every day. 

Deep Linking – Track and Engage Mobile App Users You are about to enter the incredibly engaging and often confusing world of mobile deep linking.

Connecting Your Git Repository to Amazon S3 and AWS Services Using Webhooks

New Network Load Balancer – Effortless Scaling to Millions of Requests per Second Elastic Load Balancing (ELB))

Simplified User Management for AWS

AZURE

Designing resilient applications for Azure
A Tour of Azure Messaging Services (Queues, Event Grid, IoT Hub, and More)

Events, Data Points, and Messages – Choosing the right Azure messaging service

Everything You Need to Know About Azure Service Bus Brokered Messaging
Azure Tips and Tricks – The Complete List

Protecting applications and data on Azure Stack

Introducing Azure confidential computing

A Quick Intro: Azure Durable Task Framework for Long Running Code-Based Workflows

Build a Serverless Link Shortener

SECURITY

SSL/TLS-based malware attacks

Securing the cloud 

DESIGN

High Availability for Mere Mortals

 Microservices on AWS

What Problems Do Microservices Solve?
Microservices and Cloud-Native Apps Need a Security Revolution.

Microservice Testing

Principles of Distributed Computing

The Web API Checklist

.NET

Getting to the Core of .NET Core The .NET Core

.NET Core vs .NET Framework: How to Pick a .NET Runtime for an Application Is .NET Core the next big thing?

Adding circuit breakers to your .NET applications

CONTAINERS

Getting Started with Windows Containers Containers

DevOps with Containers

AI for everyone – How companies can benefit from the advance of machine learning

LIFE LESSONS

What Google’s Highest Rated Training Program Can Teach You About Getting Ahead It’s the most highly rated training program at Google.

Balancing Work and Life: When 9 to 5 Doesn’t Exist Focus on your spiritual health to improve performance, relationships, and your sense of balance and well-being. You might think a successful career would be a good predictor of whole-life fulfillment.

SCIENCE

Science Explained: How Can the Diameter of the Universe Exceed its Age?

GENERAL

CIA Papers Link Harvard To Mind-Control Project