Katerina Packova, Author at InterWorks

Design Loosely Coupled, Scalable architecture with Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS

Building powerful mechanism for decoupling application components should be part of design considerations for any architecture in the cloud. AWS messaging services SQS and SNS can be applied at architectural level to build loosely coupled systems that facilitate multiple business use cases. A fundamental thing for the project success is understanding the importance of making […]

How to Build FB Chatbot Using Amazon Lex (Part 2)

In the first part of the blog How to build FB Chatbot using Amazon Lex  we were talking about how to build conversational chatbots using Amazon Lex. We specified the basic conversation flow and Lex took care of the rest. Now, let’s connect the Lex Bot to a Facebook messenger. Setting up the connection is […]

AWS Lambda function supports .NET Core 2.0

On 15th of January 2018 Amazon Web Services announced new support for creating Lambda functions with the C# programming language and .NET Core 2.0 libraries. This functionality was pre-announced on Re:Invent in November in Las Vegas and was welcomed by the community. AWS Lambda is the cloud “serverless computing” service, which lets developers create functions that […]

Amazon Cognito and API Gateway AWS IAM Authorization

It is very handy to have something out of the box when you want to add authentication and authorization for your web or mobile apps. Instead of building time consuming solutions or try to authenticate against custom providers where you still need to handle user management, authentication, and sync across devices, here is a cloud […]

Cognito User Pool – Sign in, Register and Sign Up user process

AWS Cognito User pools are for mobile and web app developers who want to handle user registration and sign-in directly in their apps. User Pool allows you to create and maintain a user directory, add sign-up and sign-in to your mobile app or web application and scale to hundreds of millions of users very simple, […]

AWS Data Migration Service – Replication Aspect

  AWS Data Migration Service (DMS) reduces migration time and migrates databases to and from AWS easily and securely. This AWS service supports homogeneous migrations such as MS SQL to MSSQL, heterogeneous migrations among different database platforms, such as Oracle to PostgreSQL or MySQL to Oracle or migration to different versions (upgrade or downgrade) from […]