AWS DevOps Blog

Category: DevOps

New – How to better monitor your custom application metrics using Amazon CloudWatch Agent

This blog was contributed by Zhou Fang, Sr. Software Development Engineer for Amazon CloudWatch and Helen Lin, Sr. Product Manager for Amazon CloudWatch Amazon CloudWatch collects monitoring and operational data from both your AWS resources and on-premises servers, providing you with a unified view of your infrastructure and application health.

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Building an Amazon CloudWatch Dashboard Outside of the AWS Management Console

Steve McCurry is a Senior Product Manager for CloudWatch This is the second in a series of two blog posts that demonstrate how to use the new CloudWatch snapshot graphs feature. You can find the first post here. A key challenge for any DevOps team is to provide sufficient monitoring visibility on service health. Although […]

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How to Run Headless Front-End Tests with AWS Cloud9 and AWS CodeBuild

Automated testing is a critical component to a well-designed software development lifecycle. When you test front-end applications, you often use a browser in combination with testing frameworks. A headless browser is one that is used on a server that does not normally need to run visual applications. In this blog post, I will show you […]

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Use Slack ChatOps to Deploy Your Code – How to Integrate Your Pipeline in AWS CodePipeline with Your Slack Channel

Slack is widely used by DevOps and development teams to communicate status. Typically, when a build has been tested and is ready to be promoted to a staging environment, a QA engineer or DevOps engineer kicks off the deployment. Using Slack in a ChatOps collaboration model, the promotion can be done in a single click […]

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Announcing Local Build Support for AWS CodeBuild

Today, we’re excited to announce local build support in AWS CodeBuild. AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed build service. There are no servers to provision and scale, or software to install, configure, and operate. You just specify the location of your source code, choose your build settings, and CodeBuild runs build scripts for compiling, testing, and […]

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CI/CD with Data: Enabling Data Portability in a Software Delivery Pipeline with AWS Developer Tools, Kubernetes, and Portworx

This post is written by Eric Han – Vice President of Product Management Portworx and Asif Khan – Solutions Architect Data is the soul of an application. As containers make it easier to package and deploy applications faster, testing plays an even more important role in the reliable delivery of software. Given that all applications have data, development […]

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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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Announcing AWS CodeBuild Support for GitHub Enterprise as a Source Type and Shallow Cloning

Thank you to my colleague Harvey Bendana for this blog on how to do shallow cloning on AWS CodeBuild using GitHub Enterprise as a source. Today we are announcing support for using GitHub Enterprise as a source type for CodeBuild. You can now initiate build tasks from changes in source code hosted on your own implementation of […]

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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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How to Enable Caching for AWS CodeBuild

AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed build service. There are no servers to provision and scale, or software to install, configure, and operate. You just specify the location of your source code, choose your build settings, and CodeBuild runs build scripts for compiling, testing, and packaging your code. A typical application build process includes phases […]

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