While managing your resources on AWS, you may need accessing services programmatically. You may need to get information about an instance or modify some attribute. In some cases, you may need a cron job that runs every hours or once a day. For example, it can be a job getting the name of the current master node in an ElastiCache Redis cluster.
Writing Python scripts is an easy way to access and use your AWS resources. Besides, you can use Python for coding your AWS Lambda functions. In this blog post, I will give a simple example to listing VPC components using a Python script. Read more at Accessing AWS Resources Using Python Scripts post.