AWS DevOps Blog

Category: Compute

Secure Builds with AWS CodeBuild and LayeredInsight

This post is written by Asif Awan, Chief Technology Officer of Layered Insight, Subin Mathew – Software Development Manager for AWS CodeBuild, and Asif Khan – Solutions Architect Enterprises adopt containers because they recognize the benefits: speed, agility, portability, and high compute density. They understand how accelerating application delivery and deployment pipelines makes it possible to rapidly […]

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Replicate AWS CodeCommit Repositories between Regions using AWS Fargate

Thanks to Raja Mani, AWS Solutions Architect, for this great blog. — In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the steps for setting up continuous replication of an AWS CodeCommit repository from one AWS region to another AWS region using a serverless architecture. CodeCommit is a fully-managed, highly scalable source control service that stores […]

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Automatic Deployment to New Amazon EC2 On-Demand and Spot Instances Using AWS CodeDeploy, Amazon CloudWatch Events, and AWS Lambda

AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates application deployments to your compute infrastructure, including fleets of Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy can automatically deploy the latest app version to any new EC2 instance launched due to a scaling event. However, if your servers are not part of the Auto Scaling group, it might be a […]

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Using Custom Source Actions in AWS CodePipeline for Increased Visibility for Third-Party Source Control

Note: Since this post has been published, CodePipeline now offers a new way to connect your source action with CodePipeline via webhooks.  Learn more in our documentation.  This post will be updated to reflect the changes. In our previous post, Integrating Git with AWS CodePipeline, we demonstrated one way to integrate third-party Git repositories with […]

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UI Testing at Scale with AWS Lambda

This is a guest blog post by Wes Couch and Kurt Waechter from the Blackboard Internal Product Development team about their experience using AWS Lambda. One year ago, one of our UI test suites took hours to run. Last month, it took 16 minutes. Today, it takes 39 seconds. Here’s how we did it. The […]

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Using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS Lambda for Serverless Automated UI Testing

Testing the user interface of a web application is an important part of the development lifecycle. In this post, I’ll explain how to automate UI testing using serverless technologies, including AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS Lambda. I built a website for UI testing that is hosted in S3. I used Selenium to perform cross-browser […]

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Automating Blue/Green Deployments of Infrastructure and Application Code using AMIs, AWS Developer Tools, & Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

Previous DevOps blog posts have covered the following use cases for infrastructure and application deployment automation: Deploy to Production Using AWS CodeBuild and the AWS Developer Tools Suite: Deploying a simple Java application in an in-place deployment model using AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CodeDeploy orchestrated by AWS CodePipeline. Performing Blue/Green Deployments with AWS […]

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