AWS DevOps Blog

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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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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