Rob Sanders


About Rob Sanders

IT Professional and TOGAF 9 certified Enterprise Architect with nearly two decades of industry experience, 18 years in commercial software development and 11 years in IT consulting. Check out the "About Rob" page for more information.

Where’s new content? I’d love to say that I’ve written lengthy articles and that they’ve been corrupted or dropped somehow, but the unfortunate answer is that  I’ve been far more time poor this last year or so and it’s been harder to devote some meaningful time to professional development and […]

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As part of some work I recently undertook, I developed a number of “cheat sheets” which are often introduced into trade studies to try and apply a “like for like” comparison across competing services.  Amazon Web Services is a comprehensive ecosystem of cloud services, and there are many different service […]

Amazon Web Services – Cheat Sheet


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Sharp eyed readers might have noticed a small change to Sanders Technology.. A domain name change. Due to a variety of unfortunate events, I lost the main domain (sanderstechnology.com) when the domain registration lapsed and my domain account was under funded.I’m not quite sure, but I believe I held that […]

Sanders Technology has moved




Well, it’s been an interesting year. There’s been a notable dip in the number of articles I’ve been writing owing to the sensitive nature of some of the work I’ve been involved in.  Moreover, it is really hard to write agnostically about strategic planning & purpose – the nature of […]

2017 Wrap Up


Introduction There’s no doubt that we are living in a highly connected era, partially driven by an ever expanding consumption model where technology is sustained by a growing list of different models and service providers.  The established, old world, architecture which used to define a monolithic corporate IT infrastructure is […]

Federated Identity & The Enterprise – Part 1


An open letter to the W3C Director, CEO, team and membership   CORY DOCTOROWSEPTEMBER 18, 2017https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/open-letter-w3c-director-ceo-team-and-membershipDear Jeff, Tim, and colleagues,In 2013, EFF was disappointed to learn that the W3C had taken on the project of standardizing “Encrypted Media Extensions,” an API whose sole function was to provide a first-class role […]

An open letter to the W3C Director, CEO, team and ...




Well-Architected for Security: Advanced Session : Level 300 Ankush Chowdhary, Head of Security, Risk and Compliance, Professional Services, Amazon Web Services ** Note: These are notes taken from various sessions and the keynote of the 2017 AWS Public Sector Summit held in Canberra, Australia.  The information might be slightly unstructured, […]

AWS Summit 2017 – Well-Architected for Security: Advanced Session


Cost Optimizing Your Architecture: Practical Design Steps For Developer Savings : Level 300 Simon Elisha, Head of Solution Architecture, ANZ Public Sector, Amazon Web Services ** Note: These are notes taken from various sessions and the keynote of the 2017 AWS Public Sector Summit held in Canberra, Australia.  The information […]

AWS Summit 2017 – Cost Optimizing Your Architecture: Practical Design ...




Notes from the AWS Summit Keynote, 30/8/2017 ** Note: These are notes taken from various sessions and the keynote of the 2017 AWS Public Sector Summit held in Canberra, Australia.  The information might be slightly unstructured, and the photos might be a bit raw. Sessions: https://aws.amazon.com/summits/canberra-public-sector/sessions/ Detailed: https://pages.awscloud.com/rs/112-TZM-766/images/Canberra_Global_Summit_V4.pdf Keynote Presenters: […]

AWS Summit 2017 – Keynote