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Category: DevOps

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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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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Creating CI/CD pipelines for ASP.NET 4.x with AWS CodePipeline and AWS Elastic Beanstalk

By Kirk Davis, Specialized Solutions Architect, Microsoft Platform team As customers migrate ASP.NET (on .NET Framework) applications to AWS, many choose to deploy these apps with AWS Elastic Beanstalk, which provides a managed .NET platform to deploy, scale, and update the apps. Customers often ask how to create CI/CD pipelines for these ASP.NET 4.x (.NET […]

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Multi-branch CodePipeline strategy with event-driven architecture

Multi-branch CodePipeline strategy with event-driven architecture

Henrique Bueno, DevOps Consultant, Professional Services This blog post presents a solution for automated pipelines creation in AWS CodePipeline when a new branch is created in an AWS CodeCommit repository. A use case for this solution is when a GitFlow approach using CodePipeline is required. The strategy presented here is used by AWS customers to […]

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DevOps at re:Invent 2019!

re:Invent 2019 is fast approaching and we here at the AWS DevOps blog wanted to take a moment to highlight DevOps focused presentations, share some tips from experienced re:Invent pro’s, and highlight a few sessions that still have availability for pre-registration. We’ve broken down the track into one overarching leadership session and four topic areas: […]

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