We’ve all used social media, email, search engines, and more. We interact with “the Cloud” every day and as developers at some point, we have all asked the question what is “the Cloud” and how do I get up there? Some of us have discovered the answers and even built our own systems in the cloud yet there’s still a long ways to go.
We as in industry have moved towards cloud computing as the standard to take the burden off of managing our own data centers, though the standards for security and reliability to our customers do not change. Amazon Web Services provides a plethora of opportunity to build scalable, reliable, secure, and resilient platforms. In this presentation, I take you through the DevOps engineer's lens of not only discovering the power of cloud computing but utilizing to it’s utmost power. From security vulnerabilities to natural disasters, your application needs protecting. Leave this talk feeling empowered to push yourself to higher standards.