AWS DevOps Blog

Category: Technical How-to

re:Invent 2022 DevOps and Developer Productivity Playlist

Danielle Kucera, Karun Bakshi, and I were privileged to organize the DevOps and Developer Productivity (DOP) track for re:Invent 2022. For 2022, the DOP track included 58 sessions and nearly 100 speakers.  If you weren’t able to attend, I have compiled a list of the on-demand sessions for you below. Leadership Sessions Delighting developers: Builder experience […]

Team Collaboration with Amazon CodeCatalyst

Amazon CodeCatalyst enables teams to collaborate on features, tasks, bugs, and any other work involved when building software. CodeCatalyst was announced at re:Invent 2022 and is currently in preview. Introduction: In a prior post in this series, Using Workflows to Build, Test, and Deploy with Amazon CodeCatalyst, I discussed reading The Unicorn Project, by Gene […]

Secure CDK deployments with IAM permission boundaries

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) accelerates cloud development by allowing developers to use common programming languages when modelling their applications. To take advantage of this speed, developers need to operate in an environment where permissions and security controls don’t slow things down, and in a tightly controlled environment this is not always the case. […]

How Contino improved collaboration with Amazon CodeCatalyst

Amazon CodeCatalyst is a modern software development service that empowers teams to deliver software on AWS easily and quickly. CodeCatalyst provides one place where you can plan, code, and build, test, and deploy applications with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) tools. It also helps streamlined team collaboration. Developers on modern software teams are usually distributed, work […]

The most visited AWS DevOps blogs in 2022

As we kick off 2023, I wanted to take a moment to highlight the top posts from 2022. Without further ado, here are the top 10 AWS DevOps Blog posts of 2022. #1: Integrating with GitHub Actions – CI/CD pipeline to deploy a Web App to Amazon EC2 Coming in at #1, Mahesh Biradar, Solutions […]

Building .NET 7 Applications with AWS CodeBuild

AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed DevOps service for building and testing your applications. As a fully managed service, there is no infrastructure to manage and you pay only for the resources that you use when you are building your applications. CodeBuild provides a default build image that contains the current Long Term Support (LTS) […]

Develop a serverless application in Python using Amazon CodeWhisperer

While writing code to develop applications, developers must keep up with multiple programming languages, frameworks, software libraries, and popular cloud services from providers such as AWS. Even though developers can find code snippets on developer communities, to either learn from them or repurpose the code, manually searching for the snippets with an exact or even […]

Unlock the power of EC2 Graviton with GitLab CI/CD and EKS Runners

Many AWS customers are using GitLab for their DevOps needs, including source control, and continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). Many of our customers are using GitLab SaaS (the hosted edition), while others are using GitLab Self-managed to meet their security and compliance requirements. Customers can easily add runners to their GitLab instance to perform […]

Multi-branch pipeline management and infrastructure deployment using AWS CDK Pipelines

This post describes how to use the AWS CDK Pipelines module to follow a Gitflow development model using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). Software development teams often follow a strict branching strategy during a solutions development lifecycle. Newly-created branches commonly need their own isolated copy of infrastructure resources to develop new features. CDK Pipelines […]

Organize your AWS Serverless code to prevent merge conflicts

How do you prevent the most common merge conflicts when your team is working on a Serverless application? How do you make sure that your team stays productive and avoids large merge issues while trying to update the same crucial files simultaneously? –The answer to both questions is code organization! You can use cfn-include and […]