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Notes on AWS RDS Aurora replication: Use of DNS

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<p>As a newer developer to working with backend and infrastructure resources, it’s the first time that I’m doing things in AWS at scale. For example, I have never used <a href="https://aws.amazon.com/rds/aurora/">AWS RDS Aurora</a> before, as my databases had usually just been Linux applications running on a small EC2 instance.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2020/03/10/notes-on-aws-rds-aurora-replication-use-of-dns/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “Notes on AWS RDS Aurora replication: Use of DNS”</span></a></p>

Accessibility matters

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<figure class="wp-caption"> <p><img src="https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/800/0*GWk-2bKKwSIxemzB" data-lazy-src="https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/800/0*GWk-2bKKwSIxemzB?is-pending-load=1" srcset="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAAP///yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" class=" jetpack-lazy-image" loading="lazy"/><noscript><img src="https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/800/0*GWk-2bKKwSIxemzB"/></noscript><figcaption class="wp-caption-text">“Woman sitting in car in the sunlight with a smartphone in her hands” by <a href="https://unsplash.com/@rawpixel?utm_source=medium&utm_medium=referral" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">rawpixel</a> on <a href="https://unsplash.com?utm_source=medium&utm_medium=referral" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Unsplash</a></figcaption></p></figure> <p>Accessibility is important. But we seem to keep forgetting about it.</p> <p>I am part of the world’s first generation of Internet-first adults. My generation grew up as the Internet developed, and we’ve never known a world without access to so much information.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2018/07/12/accessibility-matters/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “Accessibility matters”</span></a></p>

This is a terrible idea.

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<figure class="wp-caption"> <p><img src="https://i0.wp.com/leoji.blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/3d2df-1yyfggfjwhil3uqglag87wa.png?w=960&ssl=1" data-recalc-dims="1" data-lazy-src="https://i0.wp.com/leoji.blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/3d2df-1yyfggfjwhil3uqglag87wa.png?w=960&is-pending-load=1#038;ssl=1" srcset="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAAP///yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" class=" jetpack-lazy-image" loading="lazy"/><noscript><img src="https://i0.wp.com/leoji.blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/3d2df-1yyfggfjwhil3uqglag87wa.png?w=960&ssl=1" data-recalc-dims="1"/></noscript><figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Don’t do this. Screenshot by TechCrunch.</figcaption></p></figure> <p><a href="https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/23/charter-spectrum-tweets-terrible-wifi-security-advice/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">TechCrunch is reporting</a> that Charter Communication’s Spectrum service encouraged people to change the WiFi passwords to show their support for the Super Bowl, scheduled to take place in two weeks.</p> <p>I’m going to repeat what the article said: <strong>this is a terrible idea.</strong></p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2017/01/24/this-is-a-terrible-idea/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “This is a terrible idea.”</span></a></p>