Creating Tech Pay Rates.

In the past several months I’ve seen a lot of buzz surrounding salary, pay transparency, and pay equity. So I decided to build a project that empowers workers to post their salary information and search over other salaries - introducing Tech Pay Rates.

Let’s take a look at the tool’s purpose and how it’s put together.

Amazon Translate Custom Terminologies

Let’s take a look at how we can use Amazon Translate, including using custom terminologies to customize our translations with specific vocabulary between languages.

In this case, let’s imagine I’m translating marketing speak between languages for my cloud consulting company Stormlight Consulting. I’d like to translate the text I’ve already written in English for a Spanish speaking audience.

New Course Annoucement - AWS IoT the Big Picture

I’ve been so busy making my second course of 2019 that I forgot to announce my first one! A few weeks ago I finished my newest Pluralsight course, AWS IoT the Big Picture.

This course is perfect for people just getting started with IoT in general or AWS in particular. We’ll cover a vast amount of information about the unique challenges that IoT presents and how AWS IoT can help you address those issues.

It’s time for my annual review! Starting last year, I began to review what I’ve managed to accomplish over the course of the previous 365 days.

DynamoDB Jargon Explained - Every Key Term You need to Know about Amazon DynamoDB

I regularly see questions related to the various bits of terminology surrounding DynamoDB. Specifically, questions always come up related to Primary Keys, Partition Keys, Sort Keys, and a bunch of the other names and types of each of them. I wanted to do my best to describe what each of these terms means and how they relate to one another.

I’ll assume a little bit of DynamoDB knowledge going into this post. If you’d like to dive into this yourself I’d suggest getting started with the DynamoDB Developer Guide. So let’s get started breaking apart all the jargon involved with AWS’s Managed NoSQL offering.