AWS

Python 2 End of Life (EOL): What It Means for You, Plus Services Like AWS Lambda and Heroku

Python 2.7 code freeze, final release in April, serverless runtimes, and more

Derek Ardolf

4 minute read

I just wanted to drop a little post into the universe that support for Python 2.x has officially stopped, and is at End of Life (EOL). What’s this about updates into April 2020? What does this mean for hosted/serverless solutions, like AWS Lambda or Heroku?

AWS CloudFormation, and Understanding What Service Resources Are Available Per Region

Want better release info on AWS CloudFormation offerings, including new regional updates? Take a look at this GitHub repository!

Derek Ardolf

4 minute read

Would you like to take a look at a human-readable changelog of AWS CloudFormation resource offerings? Take a look here: aws-cfn-resource-specs/CHANGELOG.md

Deploy OpenVPN to AWS with CloudFormation

An old CloudFormation template, created by Linux Academy, gets a facelift

Derek Ardolf

12 minute read

Want to automatically deploy an OpenVPN EC2 instance, running on Amazon Linux 2, to AWS? One that auto-produces an OVPN configuration file that is compatible with OpenVPN Connect, on both Android and iOS? This article is a breakdown of the following CloudFormation template repo: