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Today's ITUnity Champ:

Eric Hammond

Eric Hammond

Senior Vice President of Technology with CampusExplorer.com
Blog: https://alestic.com/
Twitter: @esh

In his day job, Hammond works with a Santa Monica, Calif.-based company providing metrics-based marketing services to higher education providers.

But Hammond also is a tech blogger focusing on Amazon Web Services across the board. He’s an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Community Hero, as well.

Hammond has helped build technology and tech teams for various Internet startups, providing Internet/web systems design and development, systems administration, DevOps, reporting and data analysis. He’s also a technical advisor to ZipRecruiter.com.

On his blog, Hammond covers topics from a deep technical standpoint. Late last year, he posted an interesting cost analysis of running a serverless (a k a “functions as a service) programming interface on AWS. (The subtitle of his post is “Serving 2.1 million API requests for $11”

How Much Does It Cost To Run A Serverless API on AWS?

Folks tend to be curious about how much real projects cost to run on AWS, so here’s a real example with breakdowns by AWS service and feature.

Read the rest of his post here.

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