Amazon Aurora allows you to encrypt your databases using keys you manage through AWS Key Management Service (KMS). Encryption and decryption are handled seamlessly, so you don’t have to modify your applications to access your data. In this article, I will share my experience implementing Encryption at Rest using AWS CloudFormation.
Testing is an integral part of the development process in modern day applications. While working on AWS based applications, you do not want to spend hundreds of dollars by connecting to the cloud environments for testing your applications locally. That has the potential of raising your cloud expenses quickly. But this should not be an excuse of not testing your applications.
AWS is the most widely used cloud service in the world and provides a collection of services that can be leveraged by developers to build their applications. To manage the various AWS services, you can use either the AWS Management Console or the AWS Command Line Interface. However if you want automate your development environment setup using scripts, the AWS CLI is your preferred tool.
Homebrew is a free package manager for Mac OS and helps you to manage software in your Mac. You can install the software you need through command line in no time. It makes the process of installing and uninstalling software so muck easier and faster.