Simplifying Access to EC2 Instances on Private Subnets with EC2 Instance Connect

Just a gentle reminder as we go into 2024: On February 1, 2024, AWS will begin charging customers for the public IPv4 addresses that we use. Now is a really good time to get familiar with IPv6 networking. For any workloads that still require IPv4 addresses for some reason, it is imperative to get familiar with the options to securely access EC2 instances running in private subnets. In this blog post, I demonstrate how to automate the configuration of one of these options: the EC2 Instance Connect Endpoint. Read on to learn more...

Posted December 29, 2023 by Trevor Roberts Jr ‐ 6 min read

Allowing GCP Compute Resources to Assume AWS IAM Roles with Pulumi

Did you know that AWS IAM has built-in support for some well-known OIDC providers, including Google? Neither did I until I worked on a project that required GCP compute instances to securely access Amazon S3 buckets...

Posted October 27, 2023 by Trevor Roberts Jr ‐ 6 min read