AWS DevOps Blog

AWS OpsWorks at re:Invent 2016

AWS re:Invent 2016 is right around the corner. Here’s an overview of where you can meet the AWS OpsWorks team and learn about the service. DEV305 – Configuration Management in the Cloud 12/1/16 (Thursday) 11:00 AM – Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3205 To ensure that your application operates in a predictable manner in both your […]

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Integrating Git with AWS CodePipeline

Note: The procedures and code detailed in this article have been extended into an AWS Quick Start. See Git Webhooks with AWS services for the deployment guide and associated code. AWS CodePipeline is a continuous delivery service you can use to model, visualize, and automate the steps required to release your software. The service currently […]

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Deploying a Spring Boot Application on AWS Using AWS Elastic Beanstalk

In this blog post, I will show you how to deploy a sample Spring Boot application using AWS Elastic Beanstalk and how to customize the Spring Boot configuration through the use of environment variables. Spring Boot is often described as a quick and easy way of building production-grade Spring Framework-based applications. To accomplish this, Spring […]

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Building a Cross-Region/Cross-Account Code Deployment Solution on AWS

Many of our customers have expressed a desire to build an end-to-end release automation workflow solution that can deploy changes across multiple regions or different AWS accounts. In this post, I will show you how you can easily build an automated cross-region code deployment solution using AWS CodePipeline (a continuous delivery service), AWS CodeDeploy (an […]

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From ELK Stack to EKK: Aggregating and Analyzing Apache Logs with Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Kinesis, and Kibana

By Pubali Sen, Shankar Ramachandran Log aggregation is critical to your operational infrastructure. A reliable, secure, and scalable log aggregation solution makes all the difference during a crunch-time debugging session. In this post, we explore an alternative to the popular log aggregation solution, the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana): the EKK stack (Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon […]

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Building End-to-End Continuous Delivery and Deployment Pipelines in AWS and TeamCity

By Balaji Iyer, Janisha Anand, and Frank Li Organizations that transform their applications to cloud-optimized architectures need a seamless, end-to-end continuous delivery and deployment workflow: from source code, to build, to deployment, to software delivery. Continuous delivery is a DevOps software development practice where code changes are automatically built, tested, and prepared for a release to production. The […]

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AWS Config: Checking for Compliance with New Managed Rule Options

Change is the inherent nature of the Cloud. New ideas can immediately take shape through the provisioning of resources, projects will iterate and evolve, and sometimes we must go back to the drawing board. Amazon Web Services accelerates this process by providing the ability to programmatically provision and de-provision resources. However, this freedom requires some […]

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OpsWorks September 2016 Updates

Over the past few months, the AWS OpsWorks team has introduced several enhancements to existing features and added to support for new one. Let’s discuss some of these new capabilities. ·       Chef client 12.13.37 – Released a new AWS OpsWorks agent version for Chef 12 for Linux, enabling the latest enhancements from Chef. The OpsWorks […]

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Secure AWS CodeCommit with Multi-Factor Authentication

This blog post shows you how to set up AWS CodeCommit if you want to enforce multi-factor authentication (MFA) for your repository users. One of the most common reasons for using MFA for your AWS CodeCommit repository is to secure sensitive data or prevent accidental pushes to the repository that could trigger a sensitive change […]

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Introducing Application Load Balancer – Unlocking and Optimizing Architectures

This is a guest blog post by Felix Candelario & Benjamin F., AWS Solutions Architects. This blog post will focus on architectures you can unlock with the recently launched Application Load Balancer and compare them with the implementations that use what we now refer to as the Classic Load Balancer. An Application Load Balancer operates at […]

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