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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is to cloud computing :: Kleenex is to tissue

Things that are handy:

  1. One year of some free services: https://aws.amazon.com/free/
  2. https://aws.qwiklabs.com
  3. https://acloud.guru/
  4. https://linuxacademy.com/
  5. https://www.pluralsight.com/
  6. https://learning.oreilly.com/home/

In the Omaha AWS Meetup’s lab a while back, a nice blog post was used as a lab.

https://www.cloudshiftstrategies.com/flasklambdalab.html is the “punch-and-run” very simple lab from yesterday’s AWS Meetup. It’s easy to follow. It uses https://www.zappa.io/ to deploy a premade flask app: https://github.com/peterb154/flasklambdalab

My simple instance is https://0khv79381f.execute-api.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/dev They did a nifty thing where they try and show how slow the lambda instances are: https://github.com/peterb154/flasklambdalab/blob/lesson3/app/init.py#L16