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Announcing AWS CDK Support and CodeBuild Provisioning for AWS Proton

Announcing AWS CDK Support and CodeBuild Provisioning for AWS Proton

Introduction Today, AWS Proton announced CodeBuild provisioning, which allows customers to define a series of commands to determine how Infrastructure as Code (IaC) templates get deployed via AWS Proton. With CodeBuild provisioning, customers can use the IaC tool of their choice, such as the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) when defining templates. Previous to […]

AWS Proton Dashboard

Introducing the AWS Proton dashboard

Introduction Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Proton Dashboard, which is a single dashboard pane to view all the AWS Proton resources created to manage templates and deploy infrastructure. For customers who use Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to manage shared resource environments and service-specific infrastructure, the AWS Proton dashboard makes […]

How GPO Achieved Infrastructure Provisioning Efficiency using AWS Proton

How GPO achieved infrastructure provisioning efficiency from weeks to minutes using AWS Proton

This post was co-written by Joshua Major, VP of Engineering, GPO, and Jesse Varnado, Director of Engineering, GPO. Introduction AWS Proton is a managed service for platform engineers to increase the pace of innovation by defining, vending, and maintaining infrastructure templates for self-service deployments. With AWS Proton, customers can standardize centralized templates to meet security, […]

Achieve Consistent Application-level Tagging for Cost Tracking in AWS

Introduction As organizations transform their business or grow due to market demand, they often struggle to implement the right tools to understand their AWS footprint and associated cost. A large AWS footprint may include multiple AWS accounts, different infrastructure environments, and application environments for specific projects. The complexity of this footprint grows by an order […]

title image: Provisioning infrastructure using the AWS Proton open source Backstage plugin

Provisioning infrastructure using the AWS Proton open-source Backstage plugin

Introduction The concept of the Internal Developer Platform (IDP) is becoming increasingly popular as it’s an innovative way for organizations to boost development velocity and reduce time to market. The IDP provides a set of shared capabilities that provide a standardized way for development teams to deploy applications to production. It is common for these […]

Title image: Using AWS Proton as a provisioning mechanism for Amazon EKS clusters

Using AWS Proton as a provisioning mechanism for Amazon EKS clusters

AWS customers have a number of options they can use to deploy Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters. They can use the EKS console workflows, the eksctl CLI, the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), or several other options. There is often a single Ops-savvy user (or team) picking one of these options to […]

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How to use components to augment the infrastructure in an AWS Proton template

Introduction AWS Proton is a managed service that helps platform engineers scale their impact by defining, vending, and maintaining infrastructure templates for self-service deployments. With Proton, customers can standardize centralized templates to meet security, cost, and compliance goals. Proton helps platform engineers scale up their impact with a self-service model, resulting in higher velocity for […]

Introducing new templates to the AWS Proton template library

Today, we are announcing new additions to the AWS Proton sample template library. The library is a curated set of AWS Proton templates that use AWS best practices for popular applications such as a load-balanced web application or an Amazon API Gateway backed by AWS Lambda. You can use the library to deploy these common […]

AWS Proton Self-Managed Provisioning

This is part two of two blog posts regarding this release: in this post, we address a second feature that recently launched, which is connecting AWS Proton with a self-managed provisioning workflow. To read part one, where we cover how to author AWS Proton Templates using HashiCorp Configuration Language (HCL) and Terraform, see AWS Proton Terraform […]

Diagram of AWS Proton Service Template

AWS Proton Terraform Templates

At re:Invent 2020, AWS launched a new service, AWS Proton, aimed at helping automate and manage infrastructure provisioning and code deployments for serverless and container-based applications. At launch, AWS CloudFormation was the only option available to customers for provisioning their infrastructure through AWS Proton. Supporting HashiCorp Terraform is currently the most upvoted item on our public […]