AWS DevOps Blog

Category: AWS CloudFormation

Easily configure Amazon DevOps Guru across multiple accounts and Regions using AWS CloudFormation StackSets

As applications become increasingly distributed and complex, operators need more automated practices to maintain application availability and reduce the time and effort spent on detecting, debugging, and resolving operational issues. Enter Amazon DevOps Guru (preview). Amazon DevOps Guru is a machine learning (ML) powered service that gives you a simpler way to improve an application’s […]

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AWS Solutions Constructs and the AWS CDK

Rapid and flexible Infrastructure as Code using the AWS CDK with AWS Solutions Constructs

AWS Solutions Constructs provide a library of common service patterns built on top of the AWS CDK. These multi-service patterns allow you to deploy multiple resources with a single object, resources that follow best practices by default – both independently and throughout their interaction.

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Architecture diagram of a CI/CD pipeline for single-tenant SaaS solutions

Building a cross-account CI/CD pipeline for single-tenant SaaS solutions

This post describes how to automate the deployment process of a single-tenant SaaS solution to deliver software quickly, securely, and less error-prone for each existing tenant. To achieve a higher level of environment segregation across the tenants, I demonstrate all the steps to build and configure a CI/CD pipeline using AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CloudFormation. For each new version, the pipeline automatically deploys the same application version on the multiple tenant AWS accounts.

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CloudFormation Guard CI/CD

Integrating AWS CloudFormation Guard into CI/CD pipelines

In this post, we discuss and build a managed continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline that uses AWS CloudFormation Guard to automate and simplify pre-deployment compliance checks of your AWS CloudFormation templates. This enables your teams to define a single source of truth for what constitutes valid infrastructure definitions, to be compliant with your […]

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Diagram of Automated Testing Pipeline architecture

Automated CloudFormation Testing Pipeline with TaskCat and CodePipeline

Researchers at Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) use programs such as Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) and Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) to interact with healthcare data. Our internal team at AWS has provided solutions such as OHDSI-on-AWS and REDCap environments on AWS to help clinicians analyze healthcare data in the AWS Cloud. Occasionally, […]

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Building a CI/CD pipeline for multi-region deployment with AWS CodePipeline

This post discusses the benefits of and how to build an AWS CI/CD pipeline in AWS CodePipeline for multi-region deployment. The CI/CD pipeline triggers on application code changes pushed to your AWS CodeCommit repository. This automatically feeds into AWS CodeBuild for static and security analysis of the CloudFormation template. Another CodeBuild instance builds the application […]

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Deploying applications at FINRA using AWS CodeDeploy

by Geethalaksmi Ramachandran (FINRA – Director, Application Engineering), Avinash Chukka (FINRA – Senior Application Engineer) At FINRA, a financial regulatory organization that oversees the broker-dealer industry with market intelligence, we have been utilizing the AWS CodeDeploy services to deploy applications on the cloud as well as on on-premises production servers. This blog post provides insight into […]

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Setting up a CI/CD pipeline by integrating Jenkins with AWS CodeBuild and AWS CodeDeploy

In this post, I explain how to use the Jenkins open-source automation server to deploy AWS CodeBuild artifacts with AWS CodeDeploy, creating a functioning CI/CD pipeline. When properly implemented, the CI/CD pipeline is triggered by code changes pushed to your GitHub repo, automatically fed into CodeBuild, then the output is deployed on CodeDeploy. Solution overview […]

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Woot architecture overview

Migrating from an In-House Deployment Agent to AWS CodeDeploy and AWS CodePipeline

I’m Charles Fort, a developer at Woot who specializes in deployments and developer experience. Woot is the original daily deals website. It was founded in 2004 and acquired by Amazon in 2010 – https://www.woot.com We just moved our web front-end deployments from Troop, a deployment agent we developed ourselves, to AWS CodeDeploy and AWS CodePipeline. This […]

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Using Custom Source Actions in AWS CodePipeline for Increased Visibility for Third-Party Source Control

Update: We’ve added webhook support to CodePipeline. See the architecture below for more details. In our previous post, Integrating Git with AWS CodePipeline, we demonstrated one way to integrate third-party Git repositories with AWS CodePipeline by using Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, and Amazon S3. That approach allows you to quickly integrate your Git repository […]

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