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13 Mar 2020

Seize the wheel on AWS Auto Scaling

One of the great promises of cloud computing is that it will let you: guarantee availability by scaling up resources when required guarantee savings by scaling […]
10 Jan 2020

Optimizing your Lambda cold starts with serverless-webpack

AWS has been doing some great work lately to reduce Lambda cold start times for all its Lambda runtimes, such as their VPC networking improvements and adding native […]
11 Dec 2019

re:Invent 2019 Announcement Highlights

At GorillaStack, we’re keen users of AWS, and the time around re:Invent is great for the number of new product and feature announcements that are made. […]
06 Dec 2019

Introducing – Real Time Events

We’re excited to announce the launch of our latest product – Real Time Events. Customers leverage Real Time Events to catch AWS mistakes and threats in […]
22 Nov 2019

CloudTrail Insights vs CloudTrail Events – A Comparison

In November 2019, Amazon Web Services announced the release of CloudTrail Insights, a new CloudTrail feature that leverages CloudTrail Events to highlight unexpected actions inside an […]
14 Oct 2019

How to monitor IAM Roles activities?

Oftentimes as part of delivering a service, a vendor will request a role for cross-account access, in order to aggregate data or perform some actions in […]
04 Oct 2019

CloudTrail Event Names – A Comprehensive List

CloudTrail events are a key tool for understanding the details of what’s happening inside AWS accounts, acting as a log of every single API call that […]
17 Sep 2019

CloudTrail vs CloudWatch – A Detailed Guide

In previous post, we have discussed the differences between CloudTrail and AWS Config and that has served to raise the equally pertinent question: how you compare CloudTrail […]
19 Aug 2019

Query your CloudTrail like a Pro with Athena

Have you ever wondered how many failed ConsoleLogin attempts you had last month and which regions or IP addresses they originated from? Do you want to know who […]
26 Feb 2019

CICD & Infrastructure as Code Is The 1st Big Step In Cloud Automation

But what’s next? The Challenge It may be safe to say that the industry agrees that automation for creating cloud resources is best practice. We in […]