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Deploying a ASP.NET Core web application to Amazon ECS using an Azure DevOps pipeline

For .NET developers, leveraging Team Foundation Server (TFS) has been the cornerstone for CI/CD over the years. As more and more .NET developers start to deploy onto AWS, they have been asking questions about using the same tools to deploy to the AWS cloud. By configuring a pipeline in Azure DevOps to deploy to the […]

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Enhancing automated database continuous integration with AWS CodeBuild and Amazon RDS Database Snapshot

In major integration merges, it’s sometimes necessary to verify the changes with existing online data. To inspect the changes with a cloned database can give us confidence to deploy to the production database. This post demonstrates how to use AWS CodeBuild and Amazon RDS Database Snapshot to verify your code revisions in both the application […]

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The AWS CodePipline pipeline architecture we use to test our API.

Automating your API testing with AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodePipeline, and Postman

Today, enterprises of all shapes and sizes are engaged in some form of digital transformation. Many recognize that successful digital transformation requires continuous evolution powered by a robust API strategy. APIs enable the creation of new products, improvement of the customer experience, transformation of business processes, and ultimately, the agility needed to create sustainable business […]

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Architecture diagram showing an overview of how CI/CD metrics are extracted and transformed to create a dynamic QuickSight dashboard

Monitoring and management with Amazon QuickSight and Athena in your CI/CD pipeline

One of the many ways to monitor and manage required CI/CD metrics is to use Amazon QuickSight to build customized visualizations. Additionally, by applying Lean management to software delivery processes, organizations can improve delivery of features faster, pivot when needed, respond to compliance and security changes, and take advantage of instant feedback to improve the […]

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Testing and creating CI/CD pipelines for AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions allow users to easily create workflows that are highly available, serverless, and intuitive. Step Functions natively integrate with a variety of AWS services including, but not limited to, AWS Lambda, AWS Batch, AWS Fargate, and Amazon SageMaker. It offers the ability to natively add error handling, retry logic, and complex branching, all […]

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Identifying and resolving security code vulnerabilities using Snyk in AWS CI/CD Pipeline

The majority of companies have embraced open-source software (OSS) at an accelerated rate even when building proprietary applications. Some of the obvious benefits for this shift include transparency, cost, flexibility, and a faster time to market. Snyk’s unique combination of developer-first tooling and best in class security depth enables businesses to easily build security into […]

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Cross Account Pipeline

Unit testing IAM policies across multiple accounts

When migrating applications from a development account to a testing or production account, customers often find that AWS IAM policies or Service Control Policies (SCP) for their applications need significant modification to allow the application to deploy and function correctly. This can be a time-consuming process of discovery and remediation to get an application live […]

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Customizing triggers for AWS CodePipeline with AWS Lambda and Amazon CloudWatch Events

AWS CodePipeline is a fully managed continuous delivery service that helps automate the build, test, and deploy processes of your application. Application owners use CodePipeline to manage releases by configuring “pipeline,” workflow constructs that describe the steps, from source code to deployed application, through which an application progresses as it is released. If you are […]

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Serverless custom action architecture

Building Windows containers with AWS CodePipeline and custom actions

Dmitry Kolomiets, DevOps Consultant, Professional Services AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeBuild are the primary AWS services for building CI/CD pipelines. AWS CodeBuild supports a wide range of build scenarios thanks to various built-in Docker images. It also allows you to bring in your own custom image in order to use different tools and environment configurations. […]

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Build ARM-based applications using CodeBuild

AWS CodeBuild has announced support for ARM-based workloads, which will allow you to build and test your software updates natively, without needing to emulate or cross-compile. ARM is a quickly growing platform for application development today and if you rely on emulation and/or cross-compile, the downside is time and reliability. However, a more native approach […]

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