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Welcome Thread - v0

The Elastic Guru
Updated on ・1 min read

Hey there! Welcome to The Elastic Guru!

WELCOME TO THE AWS GROWTH NETWORK

This is a place where we can all help each other to get a seat at the AWS table. Learning AWS and applying your knowledge in business, non-profits, health and social projects can be a life-changing journey, for yourself and for others.

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Ben Schaechter

Hi everyone, I'm a Co-Founder of Vantage: an alternative AWS console with a focus on developer experience and cost transparency.

Before Vantage I worked as a product manager at AWS on Container Services and a product manager at DigitalOcean for their compute product (Droplets).

Happy to be here!

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Lee Wynne

Hey Ben,

Thanks for joining us! I’ll check Vantage out for sure 😎.

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The Elastic Guru Author

Hey Ben - Vantage looks very interesting! thanks for the heads up :D

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Joe Doss

Hey everyone! I am the Principal Systems Architect for Forem. I have used AWS for a long time now and I used to run about 50 racks of servers back in the day when I worked in commodity webhosting. Glad to see a community focused on AWS running on Forem!!

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Lee Wynne

Hey Joe, so glad to have you - really looking forward to following you on here and hearing your story 🤩

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The Elastic Guru Author

If this ever runs on FOSS @jdoss it will be like inception Forem

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Arun

Hello everyone! I'm a developer and an AWS newbie. AWS almost powers the internet nowadays and I'm excited to learn more about it here :D

Excited Chris Pratt

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The Elastic Guru Author

Hey Arun, hope that you are getting more into AWS as a Dev, it's so powerful!

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Lee Wynne

Hey! Thanks for joining. AWS is a game-changer I wish I were seeing it for the first time!!

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Ross Coundon

Hi everyone, I'm the CTO at Leadent Digital - I lead a team of TypeScript developers creating products for companies that provide field service. All our products are deployed to AWS and we like to take a serverless-first approach. Looking forward to sharing what we've learned so far and learning stuff from the experts here.

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Lee Wynne

Hey Ross! Welcome to the community, really happy you could make it 🕶

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The Elastic Guru Author

We love serverless @rcoundon being a community more focused on building AWS skills, some serverless conceptual basics would be amazing 🙏🏼

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Ryan Dsouza

Hey everyone 👋

I'm Ryan and currently working at Prisma. I am using AWS for the past 3.5 years and it's been a great experience so far! I have worked with container services like ECS and serverless services like Lambda and AppSync. It's great to be here and I'm excited to contribute :)

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The Elastic Guru Author

Really enjoying your posts so far @ryands17 🙏🏼

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Ryan Dsouza

Thanks a lot :)

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Lee Wynne

Hey Ryan! Great to have you!!

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Nik Kotov

Hey everyone! Founder of Atomized here - we're building a platform that helps developers deploy applications faster in AWS (and soon other cloud providers). In my past life, I spent over a decade working as a DevOps engineer and doing cloud architecture. Super excited to be part of this AWS community.

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The Elastic Guru Author

Hey Nik, Atomized looks incredible, good luck with that and thanks so much for taking the time to join us

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Nik Kotov

Thank you! Glad to be a part of the community!

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Flávio Rescia Dias

Hi, I worked on an AWS Consulting partner, working for 6 years with AWS, I lead a brazilian vlog channel and community. Recently, I was named AWS Ambassador and what i want to contribute as much as possible.

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Lee Wynne

AWS Ambassador, wow that’s incredible! Great to have you 🙏🏽

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The Elastic Guru Author

Representing Brazil 🇧🇷 so stocked to have you here

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Sam

Hello everyone, I am a junior developer who got in to AWS 3 months ago and I am preparing to write my first certification exams.

I'm happy to be here and hope to share and learn with everyone in the community

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The Elastic Guru Author

Good luck with the exams @baddy_harvier - a cloud guru is a great place to start with the other ones.

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Sam

Thank you very much

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José Córdova

Hello everyone!
I'm a software architect and been working with AWS for a couple of years, but AWS offer is soooo big that I think I only grasp the tip of the iceberg. I'm hoping to be building using more of AWS.

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Lee Wynne

welcome Jose, I hope the community is useful to you 🤩

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Tomer Levi

Hello everyone, I'm Tomer, VP RnD at Sedric.
I've been using AWS for 5 years, multipe use case using serverless, containers and ML.

Very happy to be here.

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Lee Wynne

Hey Tomer! Welcome - thanks for joining 🙏🏽

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The Elastic Guru Author

And we are very happy to have you here @mrtomerlevi

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Tijana

Hi everyone :)

My name is Tijana Vujanac

Together with my partner we found a company Pertla Solutions which is and will make great products using serverless, as we fell in love with it.
Hoping we will share our experience with all of you and learn from each other, maybe even work together.
Cheers!

freeAWScredits

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Lee Wynne

Welcome @ticky thanks so much for joining the community!!

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Ro

Hi Everyone, my name's Rosius Ndimofor. I'm a freelance software developer. I blog about building serverless applications with aws at phatrabbitapps.com.
Glad to be here

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The Elastic Guru Author

Hey Ro! Excited to have you with us - thanks for joining !

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Ro

Thanks for having me 😊

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Lee Wynne

Welcome!!!

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Jenna

🎉🦄👋🏼

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Lee Wynne

Welcome!

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Muhammad Elafifi

Hello everyone! I'm a Mechatronics Engineering student I have been using AWs for two years now for machine learning and IoT. It became an indispensable platform for my work and studies. I'm looking forward to learn more all the powerful new services AWS has to offer in my field.

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Lee Wynne

Hey! welcome to the community Mechatronics sounds amazing!

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Joahna

Hi everyone! I'm Joahna from Manila. I was previously a COBOL developer (yes COBOL!) but now I'm a Cloud Engineer, mainly focusing on AWS infrastructure, security and administration. I'm passionate in learning more about AWS. Glad to e-meet y'all!

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Feisal Lam-Lion

Hi there, looking forward to share ideas and solve many day 2 day problems with AWeSome tech :-)

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The Elastic Guru Author

🙏🏼 @lamlion - we are really looking forward to you sharing - thanks so much for joining us

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TestLorenzo

Hello everyone! I'm ney here, from dev.to

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Lee Wynne

👋🏼 Welcome friend!!

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Lecrisha AKA Hellraiser Barbie 🤘

Hey everyone, I'm Lecrisha and I'm new to AWS but excited #freeAWScredits

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Lee Wynne

welcome Lecrisha 😎

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Yung-Wey Chong

Hi, I am Yung-Wey, working at Universiti Sains Malaysia as a researcher, built couple of platforms in AWS. Happy to be here.

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Lee Wynne

happy to have you!

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Haris Praba Aditya

Hi Everyone. This is my second year managing full production workload in AWS. Hoping could learn about optimization and serverless technology here. looking forward for this community.

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Lee Wynne

Hey Haris! Welcome 🤩

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carlos

Hello Everyone,
I am Carlos Salazar , System Program
I am web and mobile sales with cloud database and sync .
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Jonathan Olvera

Hi Everyone, I’m Founder of Cuantica.vc an Intelectual Venture Capital

Happy to be Here

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Paul

👋🏼 👋🏼

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Siva Prakash

Hello everyone! I'm a developer and I have used AWS for my projects

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Lee Wynne

Hey Siva, welcome to the community 🤩

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Ritu Mishra

Hi everyone, Learning AWS for now, quite new to the cloud computing world. #freeAWScredits

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Lee Wynne

👋🏼 Ritu!

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Flavian

Hi!!

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Budiono Santoso

Hello everyone, I am Budi. I learn AWS and interested to AI/ML and analytics #freeAWScredits .
Thank you :)

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Lee Wynne

Hey Budi! 🤗

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Ahmad

Happy to Say Hi :) am Working as Cloud Support Engineer, I am pleasure to contribute in this community and learn more and more :-)

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Lee Wynne

Hey Ahmad! Welcome friend! 😎

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Abhay Bhargav

Hi everyone I am Abhay. I am the Founder of an Application Security Company called we45

Happy to be here!

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Lee Wynne

welcome Abhay!

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Amro

Hello from Egypt 🇪🇬 :)

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Lee Wynne

Welcome Amro from Egypt 🇪🇬 😎