AWS DevOps Blog

Using AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB in an Automated Approach to Managing AWS CloudFormation Template Parameters and Mappings

AWS CloudFormation gives you an easy way to codify the creation and management of related AWS resources. The optional Mappings and Parameters sections of CloudFormation templates help you organize and parameterize your templates so you can quickly customize your stack. As organizations adopt Infrastructure as Code best practices, the number of mappings and parameters can […]

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Implementing DevSecOps Using AWS CodePipeline

DevOps is a combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that emphasizes collaboration and communication between software developers and IT infrastructure teams while automating an organization’s ability to deliver applications and services rapidly, frequently, and more reliably. CI/CD stands for continuous integration and continuous deployment. These concepts represent everything related to automation of application development […]

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Replicating and Automating Sync-Ups for a Repository with AWS CodeCommit

by Chenwei (Cherry) Zhou, Software Development Engineer   Many of our customers have expressed interest in the following scenarios: Backing up or replicating an AWS CodeCommit repository to another AWS region. Automatically backing up repositories currently hosted on other services (for example, GitHub or BitBucket) to AWS CodeCommit. In this blog post, we’ll show you […]

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Extending AWS CodeBuild with Custom Build Environments

AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed build service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages that are ready to deploy. CodeBuild provides curated build environments for programming languages and runtimes such as Java, Ruby, Python, Go, Node.js, Android, and Docker. It can be extended through the use of custom build environments to […]

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Run Umbraco CMS with Flexible Load Balancing on AWS

In version 7.3, Umbraco CMS the popular open source CMS introduced the flexible load balancing feature, which makes the setup of load-balanced applications a lot easier. In this blog post, we’ll follow the guidelines in the Umbraco documentation to set up a load-balanced Umbraco application on AWS. We’ll let AWS Elastic Beanstalk manage the deployments, […]

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Registering Spot Instances with AWS OpsWorks Stacks

AWS OpsWorks Stacks is a configuration management service that helps you configure and operate applications of all shapes and sizes using Chef. You can define the application’s architecture and the specification of each component, including package installation, software configuration, and more. Amazon EC2 Spot instances allow you to bid on spare Amazon EC2 computing capacity. […]

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Introducing Git Credentials: A Simple Way to Connect to AWS CodeCommit Repositories Using a Static User Name and Password

Today, AWS is introducing a simplified way to authenticate to your AWS CodeCommit repositories over HTTPS. With Git credentials, you can generate a static user name and password in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) console that you can use to access AWS CodeCommit repositories from the command line, Git CLI, or any Git tool […]

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DevOps and Continuous Delivery at re:Invent 2016 – Wrap-up

The AWS re:Invent 2016 conference was packed with some exciting announcements and sessions around DevOps and Continuous Delivery. We launched AWS CodeBuild, a fully managed build service that eliminates the need to provision, manage, and scale your own build servers. You now have the ability to run your continuous integration and continuous delivery process entirely […]

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Deploy an App to an AWS OpsWorks Layer Using AWS CodePipeline

Deploy an App to an AWS OpsWorks Layer Using AWS CodePipeline AWS CodePipeline lets you create continuous delivery pipelines that automatically track code changes from sources such as AWS CodeCommit, Amazon S3, or GitHub. Now, you can use AWS CodePipeline as a code change-management solution for apps, Chef cookbooks, and recipes that you want to […]

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IT Governance in a Dynamic DevOps Environment

IT Governance in a Dynamic DevOps Environment Governance involves the alignment of security and operations with productivity to ensure a company achieves its business goals. Customers who are migrating to the cloud might be in various stages of implementing governance. Each stage poses its own challenges. In this blog post, the first in a series, […]

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