Article Roundup - February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020 • Article Roundup

Best Practices for Secondary Indexes with DynamoDB - CloudProse
This is an excellent overview of AWS DynamoDB Secondary Index best practices. There’s not much else I can say; if you use DynamoDB make sure you at least skim this. It’s much easier to digest than AWS’s documentation.

Opinion: The unspoken truth about managing geeks
This opinion piece is all about managing people in IT. Depending on how you define that you may or may not include developers, but I find the case made in the piece to generally apply. In my current role, I am doing more management of people than I ever have before, so while I knew and understood some of this on an instinctual level I think I’ll be referring back to this when I get into difficult spots or need to refocus my attention.

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Jason Butz is a software engineer and cloud architect with a strong focus on JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, and AWS. Jason has a love for open-soure software and a passion for building scalable, secure, and reliable applications.