AWS DevOps Blog

Creating Deployable App Archives for Elastic Beanstalk

AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides a simple, scalable place to host your Ruby, Java, Python, PHP, Java, Node.js, or .NET applications in the AWS cloud. But how do you get your application code to Elastic Beanstalk? In addition to simplicity and scalability, Elastic Beanstalk provides several flexible mechanisms to upload your code, including git, Eclipse, Visual […]

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Authenticated File Downloads with CloudFormation

In this guest post, AWS Solution Architect Grace Mollison (@grapesfrog) discusses options for authenticated file downloads when using CloudFormation. Note: This post assumes familiarity with cfn-init and CloudFormation Metadata to bootstrap the EC2 instances in your CloudFormation stack. To learn more, see Automate LAMP Installation Using CloudFormation, Bootstrapping AWS CloudFormation Windows Stacks, or the cfn-init documentation […]

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AWS OpsWorks introduces support for Java applications

We are pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks has added support for Apache Tomcat to make it easy for you to deploy and run Java applications. You can deploy one or more Java applications on the same server and customize the Java layer to change configurations such as the JVM heap size, use a different […]

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Elastic Beanstalk, OpsWorks, and CloudFormation Sessions at AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent 2013 is exactly one week away, and I’d like to spend just a few minutes highlighting several technical sessions that feature AWS Elastic Beanstalk, OpsWorks, and CloudFormation. I think these sessions are particularly interesting as many of them feature customers who use the services (including Adobe, Nike, ThoughtWorks, and Intuit), while other sessions […]

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A Sample App For Startups

Here’s a use-case we see among startups fairly frequently: you’re announcing a new product or service and your customers want to sign up to be notified when your Cool New Thing is available. This can lead to a period (perhaps just a few hours, but possibly longer) where your sign-up form is bombarded with many […]

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CloudFormation and the New AWS CLI

CloudFormation provides a number of different ways to use the service. From the web API to language-specific SDKs to GUIs like the AWS Management Console, you choose the interface that’s right for you. For those of you using (or interested in using) the CloudFormation command line interface (CLI), this post’s for you. The original CloudFormation […]

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For Developers, By Developers

Hello!   My name is Evan Brown and I work here at Amazon Web Services on application deployment and management services like Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation, and OpsWorks. Today we’re excited to launch the new Application Management blog. My colleagues – the engineers and product managers who build these services – and I will use this […]

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