🙌 Welcome Back AWS Community Builder!

5️⃣ years being part of this AWSome Community! 🚀 Thank you Jason Dunn and the rest of the team at Amazon Web Services (AWS) for organizing this community! It is an honor to be part of this community for another year. 👀 If you […]

AWS Certified Database – Specialty certified!

New AWS certification achieved! 🚀 I am happy to share that I have successfully obtained the AWS Database Specialty certification! 🔥 Many thanks to Jason Dunn and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Community Builders program for providing me with a […]

New AWS Transfer Family Security Policies

AWS Transfer Family has released 2 new Security Policies! 🔒 These policies are:– TransferSecurityPolicy-2024-01– TransferSecurityPolicy-FIPS-2024-01 Also, the new default security policy for new servers created will be “TransferSecurityPolicy-2024-01”. Although this update has not yet been announced in AWS News, the […]

AWS re:Invent Community re:Cap 2023

This event took place the last 30th of January 2024 and was organized by AWS User Group The Netherlands (https://awsug.nl/). The goal of a re:Cap event is to show and demo some of the highlights that were presented during the […]

AWS Summit Amsterdam 2023 Interview

During the AWS Summit Amsterdam 2023 I got the opportunity to get an interview from Viktoria Semaan. She shared this video on her social medial and also the official AWS Developer Instagram page. The interview was about which roles in […]

AWS Certified Security – Specialty Certified!

🎉 Exciting News: AWS Certified Security – Specialty Achieved! 🎉 While preparing for this certification, I was able to learn all the security options offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and even learned about new services that I didn’t know existed. Huge […]

AWS Summit Amsterdam 2023

Last week took place the AWS Summit Amsterdam and for me the first one in person! It was AWSome to meet in person some well known community members in AWS like Viktoria Semaan, Marcia Villalba, Sohan Maheshwar and to reconnect with many others from […]

AWS + ChatGPT

Last week ChatGPT was released and everyone has been trying amazing things. I also started playing with it and wanted to try how it would integrate using the AI services from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the results are AWSome! In my first post at the […]

3rd year as an AWS Community Builder!

Last weekend, I received the confirmation email that my application was approved for another year in the AWS Community Builders program! Thank you Jason Dunn and the rest of the team at Amazon Web Services (AWS) for organizing an AWSome community like this! It is […]

KCNA Certified!

KCNA Certified! I am happy to share that I am now #KCNA certified! This certification is created by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and demonstrates high-level knowledge of the concepts and tools involved in the cloud native ecosystem, with a focus on Kubernetes. […]

AWS Benelux Community Leaders Meetup

AWS Benelux Community Leaders Meetup Yesterday AWS organized the AWS Benelux Community Leaders Meetup at Schuberg Philis. All Benelux AWS Community Builders, APN Ambassadors and Heroes were invited and many were present. We hope you had a great experience and enjoyed […]

AWS Community Day Netherlands 2022

AWS Community Day Netherlands 2022 This was the 2n AWS Community Day in 2022 and in this case took place in Amersfoort. In total there was 76 speakers! A huge event with tons of great presentations and content to learn […]

AWS Meetup at Itility Eindhoven

AWS Meetup at Itility Eindhoven On this event there was 4 speakers: ### Cloud Spaces to enable cloudification of applications Speaker: Fleur Kappen, ItilityAt our customers we see a shift from IaaS applications to more Cloud Native applications. That in combination […]

AWS Meetup at AWS HC in Amsterdam!

AWS Meetup at AWS HC in Amsterdam! Yesterday I joined another MeetUp event organized by AWS User Group NL at the Amazon office in Amsterdam! On this event there was 4 speakers invited: Sessions No Data Scientist? No problem!Brajendra Singh, […]

Welcome Back AWS Community & Flutter Festival Netherlands

Welcome Back AWS Community & Flutter Festival Netherlands After 2 years with only online events, last week I could join 2 amazing in-person Meetup events! The first one was the “Welcome Back AWS Community” from the AWS User Group The Netherlands (AWSug.nl). Thanks Martijn […]

4th at the AWS GameDay Nordics vs Benelux

4th at the AWS GameDay Nordics vs Benelux Today, I joined the AWS GameDay Nordics vs Benelux and we finished at the 4th position out of 32 teams! I didn’t have any team, so the organizers joined me with Issa Khoury and Florin […]

AWS Certified Developer – Associate certified!

AWS Certified Developer – Associate certified! I am really happy to share that I got my 3rd Amazon Web Services (AWS) certification! Special thanks to Stéphane Maarek for his amazing course on Udemy and the test exams from Tutorials Dojo created by Jon Bonso.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certified!

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certified! I am really happy to share that I got my 2n Amazon Web Services (AWS) certification! Special thanks to Stéphane Maarek for his amazing course on Udemy and the test exams from Tutorials Dojo created by Jon Bonso. Earners of this […]

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certified!

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certified! I am really happy to share that I got my first Amazon Web Services (AWS) certification! It has been more than 3 years since I created my first AWS account but never had the time to focus […]

1st prize on the Benelux virtual drinks

1st prize on the Benelux virtual drinks Today I received this AWSome price from Benelux virtual drinks re:Invent 2020!Two weeks ago, in this virtual event, I won the 1st prize in the pub quiz. The organizers commented and made some […]

Becoming an AWS Community Builder

Becoming an AWS Community Builder This week, I am very happy to announce that I have been selected to be part of the first edition of AWS Community Builders program for this year. Thanks to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and in special […]