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Establishing your best practice AWS environment - the short and sweet bible on AWS account organization

Multi-region blog series - foundation with AWS security, networking, and compute services - data and replication strategies - application and management layers

DR architecture on AWS series


The two main components of Amazon Cognito are user pools and identity pools. User pools are user directories that provide sign-up and sign-in options for your app users. Identity pools enable you to grant your users access to other AWS services. You can use identity pools and user pools separately or together.


Default is synchronous, change invocation type to Event to switch to async

  • when using async, failed requests go to the DLQ
  • change invocation type to DryRun to do just that