AWS DevOps Blog

Category: Open Source

Automated security and compliance remediation at HDI

with Dr. Malte Polley (HDI Systeme AG – Cloud Solutions Architect) At HDI, one of the biggest European insurance group companies, we use AWS to build new services and capabilities and delight our customers. Working in the financial services industry, the company has to comply with numerous regulatory requirements in the areas of data protection […]

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Building an InnerSource ecosystem using AWS DevOps tools

InnerSource is the term for the emerging practice of organizations adopting the open source methodology, albeit to develop proprietary software. This blog discusses the building of a model InnerSource ecosystem that leverages multiple AWS services, such as CodeBuild, CodeCommit, CodePipeline, CodeArtifact, and CodeGuru, along with other AWS services and open source tools.

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CDK Corner – August 2021

We’re now well into the dog days of summer but that hasn’t slowed down the community one bit. In the past few months the team has delivered 3 big features that I think the community will love. The biggest new feature is the Construct Hub Developer Preview. Alex Pulver describes it as “a one-stop destination […]

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Choosing a Well-Architected CI/CD approach: Open-source software and AWS Services

Take a Well-Architected approach to make an informed decision when choosing to implement CI/CD using open-source tools on AWS services, using managed AWS services, or a combination of both.

We will look at key considerations for evaluating open-source software and AWS Services using the perspectives of a startup company, and a mature company, as examples. These will give you two very different points of view that you can use to compare to your own organization. To make this investigation easier we will use Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) capabilities as the target of our investigation.

In our next two blog posts we will follow two AWS customers Iponweb and BigHat Biosciences as they share their CI/CD journeys, their perspective, the decisions they made, and why.

To end the series, we will explore an example reference architecture showing the benefits AWS provides regardless of your emphasis on open source tools or managed AWS services.

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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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