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The limitations of AWS free tier

Intro As pretty much all users of AWS will be aware of by now, AWS offer a free tier of resources for certain of their managed services. This free tier is a fantastic way to learn about AWS services that …

AWS Lambda Powertools are awesome

At FourCo we make heavy use of Lambda Functions. I recently stumbled upon the AWS Lambda Powertools project, a suite of utilities for AWS Lambda Functions written in Python. They have made the development process for Lambda Functions a lot …

Duplicate a Linux distro under WSL2

Other blog entries by my colleagues talked about WSL, you can check them: https://www.fourco.nl/blogs/installing-windows-subsystem-for-linux-2-wsl2-on-windows-10/ https://www.fourco.nl/blogs/access-to-wsl-filesystem-in-explorer/ Here I would like to address something I’m very used to. I duplicate the distributions to keep environments clean, test, or handle different customers without …

AWS Automation with boto3 and Lambda

Boto3 APIs and Serverless Lambdas are a kickass combination that can help you automate activities on AWS Cloud Boto3 is the AWS Python SDK! You can essentially perform any or all of the actions on AWS resources programmatically through python …

Access to WSL Filesystem in Explorer

When talking to people about the WSL and accessing their files, I have noticed some are still unaware of just how easy this is. In this short blog post, you will get some tips and tricks to manage your WSL …

Managed Kubernetes in the Cloud

A general trend in IT infrastructure is containerization. At FourCo IT Services, we also notice more and more of our customers wanting to use containers for their platform, more specifically running containers on Kubernetes. Nowadays, every major Cloud provider has …