Category: Developer Tools
Enforcing AWS CloudFormation scanning in CI/CD Pipelines at scale using Trend Micro Cloud One Conformity
Integrating AWS CloudFormation template scanning into CI/CD pipelines is a great way to catch security infringements before application deployment. However, implementing and enforcing this in a multi team, multi account environment can present some challenges, especially when the scanning tools used require external API access. This blog will discuss those challenges and offer a solution […]Read More
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
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
AWS CloudFormation StackSets can extend the functionality of CloudFormation Stacks by enabling you to create, update, or delete one or more stack across multiple accounts. As a developer working in a large enterprise or for a group that supports multiple AWS accounts, you may often find yourself challenged with updating AWS CloudFormation StackSets. If you’re […]Read More
AWS customers with Git repositories in Azure DevOps can automatically backup their repositories in the AWS Cloud using an AWS CodeCommit repository as a replica. By configuring an Azure DevOps pipeline, the source and replica repositories can be automatically kept in sync. When updates are pushed to the source repository, the pipeline will be triggered […]Read More
DevSecOps software factory implementation can significantly vary depending on the application, infrastructure, architecture, and the services and tools used. In a previous post, I provided an end-to-end DevSecOps pipeline for a three-tier web application deployed with AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The pipeline used cloud-native services along with a few open-source security tools. This solution is similar, […]Read More
Many organizations host ideation events to innovate and prototype new ideas faster. These events usually run for a short duration and involve collaboration between members of participating teams. By the end of the event, a successful demonstration of a working prototype is expected and the winner or the next steps are determined. Therefore, it’s important […]Read More
Take a Well-Architected approach to make an informed decision when choosing to implement CI/CD using open-source tools on AWS services, using managed AWS services, or a combination of both.
We will look at key considerations for evaluating open-source software and AWS Services using the perspectives of a startup company, and a mature company, as examples. These will give you two very different points of view that you can use to compare to your own organization. To make this investigation easier we will use Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) capabilities as the target of our investigation.
In our next two blog posts we will follow two AWS customers Iponweb and BigHat Biosciences as they share their CI/CD journeys, their perspective, the decisions they made, and why.
To end the series, we will explore an example reference architecture showing the benefits AWS provides regardless of your emphasis on open source tools or managed AWS services.Read More
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
Understand how to automate trigger of project specific code pipeline for GitHub mono repos users. Currently, if a customer is using GitHub as a version control system and he has only one repository which contains multiple folders each for a different project, change in any file, triggers the code pipeline for the whole repository rather than for the appropriate project. With this blog, they would be able to automate trigger of appropriate pipeline based on the project folder where the file gets changed.Read More