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AWS Marketplace Private Image Build workflow

Extend your approved golden AMI with AWS Marketplace Private Image Build

In this post, I will show you how to automate the installation of software from AWS Marketplace onto your golden AMI using Private Image Build, a new feature of AWS Marketplace currently in public beta. A “golden AMI” or “gold image” is an AMI you standardize through configuration, consistent security patching, and hardening. It also contains agents […]

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Golden AMI pipeline

Announcing the Golden AMI Pipeline

Updated 1/9/2020 On 12/1/2019, AWS released EC2 Image Builder, which simplifies the creation, maintenance, validation, sharing, and deployment of Linux or Windows Server images. We now recommend AWS customers use EC2 Image Builder to manage your golden images. Find out more about EC2 Image Builder here, and read this blog post Automate OS image build […]

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AWS Service Catalog case study 3M HIS

How 3M HIS Uses AWS Service Catalog to Flatten the Learning Curve for Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery (CD) has many advantages: faster build/test/deploy cycles, less manual work for developers, higher quality software, and more reliable updates. So why doesn’t everyone work this way? One reason is that the path to implementation can be bumpy. Particularly for large enterprises, there can be a steep learning curve—especially when teams are expected to […]

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