Scripting in AWS

  • The AWS API/SDK lets you use code to interact with AWS
  • You can use it to do "app tasks"
    • Put items in a database, upload files to a bucket, etc
  • You can also use it to create app infrastructure
    • Create / destroy a bucket, EC2 instance, etc
    • Create 50 new IAM users
  • Anything you do in the UI, you can do in the SDK

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