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Fine-tuning Operations at Slice using AWS DevOps Guru

This guest post was authored by Sapan Jain, DevOps Engineer at Slice, and edited by Sobhan Archakam and Adnan Bilwani, at AWS. Slice empowers over 18,000 independent pizzerias with the modern tools that have grown the major restaurant chains. By uniting these small businesses with specialized technology, marketing, data insights, and shared services, Slice enables them […]

Hazard analysis and Chaos engineering at Vanguard Group

Anticipating events that can cause a disruption to your system’s service is critical to building highly available, reliable systems.  Hazard analysis gives you a method to identify such events.  Chaos engineering gives you a method to confirm that a system behaves as expected in adverse conditions.  By combining these methods, Vanguard is building reliability into […]

DevOps with serverless Jenkins and AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK)

The objective of this post is to walk you through how to set up a completely serverless Jenkins environment on AWS Fargate using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). Jenkins is a popular open-source automation server that provides hundreds of plugins to support building, testing, deploying, and automation. Jenkins uses a controller-agent architecture in which […]

Amazon DevOps Guru increases Operational Efficiency for 605

605 is an independent TV measurement firm that offers advertising and content measurement, full-funnel attribution, media planning, optimization, and analytical solutions, all on top of their multi-source viewership data set covering over 21 million U.S. households. 605 has built their technology solutions on AWS with dozens of accounts and tens of thousands of resources to […]

Leverage L2 constructs to reduce the complexity of your AWS CDK application

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to define your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. AWS CDK uses the familiarity and expressive power of programming languages for modeling your applications. Constructs are the basic building blocks of AWS CDK apps. A construct represents a “cloud component” and encapsulates everything that […]

Tighten your package security with CodeArtifact Package Origin Control toolkit

Introduction AWS CodeArtifact is a fully managed artifact repository service that makes it easy for organizations to securely store and share software packages used for application development. On Jul14 2022 we introduced a new feature called Package Origin Controls which allows customers to protect themselves against “dependency substitution“ or “dependency confusion” attacks. This class of […]

Chaos experiments on Amazon RDS using AWS Fault Injection Simulator

Performing controlled chaos experiments on your Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) database instances and validating the application behavior is essential to making sure that your application stack is resilient. How does the application behave when there is a database failover? Will the connection pooling solution or tools being used gracefully connect after a database failover […]

Deploy .NET Blazor WebAssembly Application to AWS Amplify

AWS Amplify is a set of purpose-built tools and features that lets developers quickly and easily build CI/CD Pipeline for full-stack applications on AWS. Blazor can run your client-side C# code directly in the browser, using WebAssembly. It is a .NET running on WebAssembly, and you can reuse code and libraries from the server-side parts […]

Save Cost and Improve Lambda Application Performance with Proactive Insights from Amazon DevOps Guru

AWS customers, regardless of size and market segment, constantly seek to improve application performance while reducing operational costs. Today, Amazon DevOps Guru generates proactive insights that enable you to reduce the cost and improve the performance of your AWS Lambda application. By proactively analyzing your application and making these cost-saving and/or performance-improving recommendations, DevOps Guru […]

Automate code reviews with Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer

A common problem in software development is accidentally or unintentionally merging code with bugs, defects, or security vulnerabilities into your main branch. Finding and mitigating these faulty lines of code deployed to the production environment can cause severe outages in running applications and can cost unnecessary time and effort to fix. Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer tackles […]