AWS DevOps Blog

Simplify Your Jenkins Builds with AWS CodeBuild

Jeff Bezos famously said, “There’s a lot of undifferentiated heavy lifting that stands between your idea and that success.” He went on to say, “…70% of your time, energy, and dollars go into the undifferentiated heavy lifting and only 30% of your energy, time, and dollars gets to go into the core kernel of your […]

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Automating Blue/Green Deployments of Infrastructure and Application Code using AMIs, AWS Developer Tools, & Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

Previous DevOps blog posts have covered the following use cases for infrastructure and application deployment automation: Deploy to Production Using AWS CodeBuild and the AWS Developer Tools Suite: Deploying a simple Java application in an in-place deployment model using AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CodeDeploy orchestrated by AWS CodePipeline. Performing Blue/Green Deployments with AWS […]

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Build Serverless AWS CodeCommit Workflows using Amazon CloudWatch Events and JGit

Sam Dengler is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services Summary Amazon CloudWatch Events now supports AWS CodeCommit Repository State Changes event types for activities like pushing new code to a repository. Using these new event types, customers can build Amazon CloudWatch Event rules to match AWS CodeCommit events and route them to one or […]

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Create Multiple Builds from the Same Source Using Different AWS CodeBuild Build Specification Files

In June 2017, AWS CodeBuild announced you can now specify an alternate build specification file name or location in an AWS CodeBuild project. In this post, I’ll show you how to use different build specification files in the same repository to create different builds. You’ll find the source code for this post in our GitHub repo. […]

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Validating AWS CloudFormation Templates

For their continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline path, many companies use tools like Jenkins, Chef, and AWS CloudFormation. Usually, the process is managed by two or more teams. One team is responsible for designing and developing an application, CloudFormation templates, and so on. The other team is generally responsible for integration and deployment. […]

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Continuous Delivery of Nested AWS CloudFormation Stacks Using AWS CodePipeline

In CodePipeline Update – Build Continuous Delivery Workflows for CloudFormation Stacks, Jeff Barr discusses infrastructure as code and how to use AWS CodePipeline for continuous delivery. In this blog post, I discuss the continuous delivery of nested CloudFormation stacks using AWS CodePipeline, with AWS CodeCommit as the source repository and AWS CodeBuild as a build […]

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Building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline for AWS Service Catalog (Sync AWS Service Catalog with Version Control)

AWS Service Catalog enables organizations to create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS. These IT services can include everything from virtual machine images, servers, software, and databases to complete multitier application architectures. You can use AWS Service Catalog to centrally manage commonly deployed IT services. It also helps […]

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How to Create an Automated Database Continuous Integration and Release Management Workflow with Datical and AWS

Thank you to my colleague Erin McGill for reviewing and providing valuable feedback on this blog. Why create a database continuous integration and release management workflow? Cloud adoption among large enterprises is at record numbers after nearly a decade of growing investments. AWS is a market leader in serving the growing enterprise appetite for cloud. Enterprises look to AWS […]

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