AWS DevOps Blog

Category: AWS Cloud Development Kit

Align with best practices while creating infrastructure using CDK Aspects

Organizations implement compliance rules for cloud infrastructure to ensure that they run the applications according to their best practices. They utilize AWS Config to determine overall compliance against the configurations specified in their internal guidelines. This is determined after the creation of cloud resources in their AWS account. This post will demonstrate how to use […]

Read More
Deploying data lake ETL jobs using CDK Pipelines

Deploy data lake ETL jobs using CDK Pipelines

This post is co-written with Isaiah Grant, Cloud Consultant at 2nd Watch. Many organizations are building data lakes on AWS, which provides the most secure, scalable, comprehensive, and cost-effective portfolio of services. Like any application development project, a data lake must answer a fundamental question: “What is the DevOps strategy?” Defining a DevOps strategy for […]

Read More
solution architecture diagram

Continuous Compliance Workflow for Infrastructure as Code: Part 2

In the first post of this series, we introduced a continuous compliance workflow in which an enterprise security and compliance team can release guardrails in a continuous integration, continuous deployment (CI/CD) fashion in your organization. In this post, we focus on the technical implementation of the continuous compliance workflow. We demonstrate how to use AWS […]

Read More

Keeping up with your dependencies: building a feedback loop for shared libraries

In a microservices world, it’s common to share as little as possible between services. This enables teams to work independently of each other, helps to reduce wait times and decreases coupling between services. However, it’s also a common scenario that libraries for cross-cutting-concerns (such as security or logging) are developed one time and offered to […]

Read More

CDK Corner – May 2021

Social – community engagement According to Matt Coulter’s tweet, nearly 4000 people signed up for CDK Day to celebrate all things CDK on April 30. As a single-day, two-track event, there was a significant amount of content to learn from while having fun, and interacting with the CDK community. Eric Johnson as the emcee, keynoted […]

Read More

CDK Corner – April 2021

Social – Community Engagement We’re getting closer and closer to CDK Day, with the event receiving 75 CFP submissions. The cdkday schedule is now available to plan out your conference day. Updates to the CDK Constructs promoted to General Availability Promoting a module to stable/General Availability is always a cause for celebration. Great job to […]

Read More
Solution architecture

Integrating with Aarogya Setu Open API on AWS to ensure a safe workspace

The Indian government announced the Open API Service from Aarogya Setu (ASetu) in August, 2020. It enables organizations and business entities to fetch the COVID-19 risk status of their employees or any other ASetu app users. Most office spaces have a visitor management system that controls access or logs the identities of people entering the […]

Read More
CDK Philosophy

Best practices for developing cloud applications with AWS CDK

In this post, we discuss strategies for organizing the development of complex cloud applications with large teams, using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) as a central technology. AWS CDK allows developers and administrators to define their cloud applications using a familiar programming language, such as TypeScript, Python, Java, or C#. Applications are organized […]

Read More