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Create a CI/CD pipeline for .NET Lambda functions with AWS CDK Pipelines

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to define cloud infrastructure in familiar programming languages and provision it through AWS CloudFormation. In this blog post, we will explore the process of creating a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline for a .NET AWS Lambda function using the CDK Pipelines. We […]

Enabling DevSecOps with Amazon CodeCatalyst

DevSecOps is the practice of integrating security testing at every stage of the software development process. Amazon CodeCatalyst includes tools that encourage collaboration between developers, security specialists, and operations teams to build software that is both efficient and secure. DevSecOps brings cultural transformation that makes security a shared responsibility for everyone who is building the […]

Unit Testing AWS Lambda with Python and Mock AWS Services

When building serverless event-driven applications using AWS Lambda, it is best practice to validate individual components.  Unit testing can quickly identify and isolate issues in AWS Lambda function code.  The techniques outlined in this blog demonstrates unit test techniques for Python-based AWS Lambda functions and interactions with AWS Services. The full code for this blog […]

Proactive Insights with Amazon DevOps Guru for RDS

Today, we are pleased to announce a new Amazon DevOps Guru for RDS capability: Proactive Insights. DevOps Guru for RDS is a fully-managed service powered by machine learning (ML), that uses the data collected by RDS Performance Insights to detect and alert customers of anomalous behaviors within Amazon Aurora databases. Since its release, DevOps Guru […]

Securely validate business application resilience with AWS FIS and IAM

To avoid high costs of downtime, mission critical applications in the cloud need to achieve resilience against degradation of cloud provider APIs and services. In 2021, AWS launched AWS Fault Injection Simulator (FIS), a fully managed service to perform fault injection experiments on workloads in AWS to improve their reliability and resilience. At the time of writing, FIS allows to […]

Maintaining Code Quality with Amazon CodeCatalyst Reports

Amazon CodeCatalyst reports contain details about tests that occur during a workflow run. You can create tests such as unit tests, integration tests, configuration tests, and functional tests. You can use a test report to help troubleshoot a problem during a workflow. Introduction In prior posts in this series, I discussed reading The Unicorn Project, by […]

Using GitHub Actions with Amazon CodeCatalyst

An Amazon CodeCatalyst workflow is an automated procedure that describes how to build, test, and deploy your code as part of a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) system. You can use GitHub Actions alongside native CodeCatalyst actions in a CodeCatalyst workflow. Introduction: In a prior post in this series, Using Workflows to Build, Test, and Deploy […]

Deliver Operational Insights to Atlassian Opsgenie using DevOps Guru

As organizations continue to grow and scale their applications, the need for teams to be able to quickly and autonomously detect anomalous operational behaviors becomes increasingly important. Amazon DevOps Guru offers a fully managed AIOps service that enables you to improve application availability and resolve operational issues quickly. DevOps Guru helps ease this process by […]

Managing Dev Environments with Amazon CodeCatalyst

An Amazon CodeCatalyst Dev Environment is a cloud-based development environment that you can use in CodeCatalyst to quickly work on the code stored in the source repositories of your project. The project tools and application libraries included in your Dev Environment are defined by a devfile in the source repository of your project. Introduction In […]

Journey to adopt Cloud-Native DevOps platform Series #2: Progressive delivery on Amazon EKS with Flagger and Gloo Edge Ingress Controller

In the last post, OfferUp modernized its DevOps platform with Amazon EKS and Flagger to accelerate time to market, we talked about hypergrowth and the technical challenges encountered by OfferUp in its existing DevOps platform. As a reminder, we presented how OfferUp modernized its DevOps platform with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and Flagger […]