Making sure your S3 backup worked

4 Jan 2017 18:21 | AWS

As a follow-up to my previous post about making immutable S3 backups using
Lambda, this is an additional Lambda function you can use to verify that your
backup actually ran.

You'll want to configure it to run at around 10-15mins past the hour so the
backup has some time to complete.  It will look for the backup files that should
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Using lambda to make immutable S3 backups

2 Jan 2017 17:55 | AWS | security | linux

S3 is really handy for server backups and at $0.023/GB/month it's incredibly

However the default way most people use it is to simply spray their data
directly into an S3 bucket from the machine they're backing up.  This works fine
right up until you get hacked by someone malicious who then has the ability to
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