Keith Gregory

Building Developer Sandboxes on AWS

The ability to experiment is one of the unsung benefits of cloud computing. It was, in fact what drew me to AWS in 2008. At Chariot, we have multiple sandbox environments, some for specific projects and some for general play, and recommend that our clients do the same. However, sandboxes need some controls, to ensure that they don’t become a source of runaway costs.

re:Invent Recap

Chariot’s AWS Practice Lead, Keith Gregory, recaps his experience at Amazon’s re:Invent conference in 2019.

IoT on AWS, a recap

If you weren’t able to attend our IoT on AWS one-day conference, here’s a recap.

Managing Your AWS Credentials

Given that hardcoding is a bad idea, how should you manage your AWS keys? AWS gives you three options, which we analyze in this post.

Managing AWS users and roles in a multi-account organization

My last post compared different infrastructure tools for creating users and letting them assume roles for cross-account access. I received a few questions about the underlying problem that those scripts were trying to solve, so this post delves a bit deeper into the realm of user management.

Picking the Right AWS Compute Infrastructure

The correct compute platform depends on the workload that you’re running. This post contains criteria for picking the right environment from the choices that AWS gives you.