Posts tagged aws

Sending a text message with SNS

SNS is AWS’ pub-sub service. It’s useful for sending and receiving alerts for events you care about. It can also be used to send SMS messages. If you’ve setup your AWS command-line tool, you can do this in 3 lines of Python.

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Getting started with Amazon Web Services

  • 2017-02-25
  • aws

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provide a ton of useful tools for data science. This post will describe the two things you should do to get started: sign up and create a user. This will set you up to be able to use the command-line tool described in another post. Most of the services in AWS have a free tier, meaning you can try them out for some period of time without paying anything. But you will need to provide a credit card number and you should figure out the pricing details for every service before you use it.

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AWS CLI quick start

  • 2017-02-14
  • aws

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) command line tool is a full-featured alternative to using the AWS console to perform actions in your account. Getting started is dead simple. I assume you have an AWS account and access to your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. If that’s not true, you can read our getting started guide.

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