Tuesday, August 25, 2009

New presentation and new job

I gave a presentation last night on 'Agile and Automated Testing Techniques and Tools' to the Pasadena Java User Group. It was a version of the talk I gave earlier this year to the XP/Agile SoCal User Group. This time I posted the slides to Slideshare.

If you look attentively at the first slide, you'll notice I have a new job at Evite, as a Sr. Systems Architect. I started a couple of weeks ago, and it's been great. Expect more blog posts on automated deployments to the cloud (using Ubuntu images from Alestic), on continuous integration/build/release management processes, on Hadoop, and on any interesting stuff that comes my way.

Modifying EC2 security groups via AWS Lambda functions

One task that comes up again and again is adding, removing or updating source CIDR blocks in various security groups in an EC2 infrastructur...