Starting to use AWS CLI at work. Need beginner tips.

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  • jmespath.py

    JMESPath is a query language for JSON.

    Good tip. For those starting, the language that --query uses is JMESPath https://jmespath.org/

  • aws-shell

    An integrated shell for working with the AWS CLI.

    aws-shell will improve your life :) https://github.com/awslabs/aws-shell

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • leapp

    Leapp is the DevTool to access your cloud

    Use Leapp to manage and secure your CLI credentials from a secure point of view

  • prowler

    Prowler is an Open Source security tool to perform AWS security best practices assessments, audits, incident response, continuous monitoring, hardening and forensics readiness. It contains more than 240 controls covering CIS, PCI-DSS, ISO27001, GDPR, HIPAA, FFIEC, SOC2, AWS FTR, ENS and custom security frameworks.

    For SecOps often a wrapper library like https://github.com/toniblyx/prowler will provide you the results you need for audits. If they don't exist natively then you can extend the library to add them for future use.

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