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Setting Up the Jenkins Plugin for AWS CodeDeploy

by Shankar Sivadasan | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The following is a guest post by Maitreya Ranganath, Solutions Architect. In this post, we’ll show you how to use the Jenkins plugin to automatically deploy your builds with AWS CodeDeploy. We’ll walk through the steps for creating an AWS CodeCommit repository, installing Jenkins and the Jenkins plugin, adding files to the CodeCommit repository, and […]

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Continuous Delivery for a PHP Application Using AWS CodePipeline, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and Solano Labs

by David Nasi | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

My colleague Joseph Fontes, an AWS Solutions Architect, wrote the guest post below to discuss continuous delivery for a PHP Application Using AWS CodePipeline, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and Solano Labs. Solano Labs recently integrated Solano CI with AWS CodePipeline, a continuous delivery service for fast and reliable application updates. Solano Labs provides CI/CD capabilities to […]

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AWS OpsWorks Now Supports Chef 12 for Linux

by Daniel Huesch | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Update: In the meantime our friends at Chef published a post that walks you through deploying a Django app on AWS OpsWorks using Chef 12. Go check it out! In addition to providing Chef 12 support for Windows, AWS OpsWorks (OpsWorks) now supports Chef 12 for Linux operating systems. This release benefits users who want […]

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AWS CloudFormation Security Best Practices

by George Huang | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The following is a guest post by Hubert Cheung, Solutions Architect. AWS CloudFormation makes it easy for developers and systems administrators to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources by provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable way. Many of our customers use CloudFormation to control all of the resources in […]

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Construct Your Own Launch Stack URL

by Elliot Yamaguchi | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

When you use AWS CloudFormation templates to deliver your solutions, your users can get up and running with just a few clicks or commands. Users can launch an AWS CloudFormation stack with one of your templates, and AWS CloudFormation automatically provisions the specified resources and bootstraps the software running on them. Although users have several […]

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AWS CloudFormation at AWS re:Invent 2015: Breakout Session Recap, Videos, and Slides

by George Huang | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The AWS CloudFormation team and others presented and shared many updates and best practices during several 2015 AWS re:Invent sessions in October. We wanted to take the opportunity to show you where our presentation slides and videos are located as well as highlight a few product updates and best practices that we shared at this […]

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Under the Hood: AWS CodeDeploy and Auto Scaling Integration

by Jonathan Turpie | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Under the Hood: AWS CodeDeploy and Auto Scaling Integration AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates application deployments to your fleet of servers. Auto Scaling is a service that lets you dynamically scale your fleet based on load. Although these services are standalone, you can use them together for hands-free deployments! Whenever new Amazon EC2 […]

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Now Available: Videos and Slide Decks from AWS OpsWorks Breakout Sessions at re:Invent 2015

by Daniel Huesch | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Want to review an AWS OpsWorks session you attended at this year’s re:Invent or experience OpsWorks for the first time? Check out these re:Invent videos and slide decks. DVO301 – AWS OpsWorks Under the Hood This session is a deep dive into the OpsWorks lifecycle event framework and Chef 12 integration. It also explains OpsWorks […]

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AWS OpsWorks at re:Invent 2015

by Daniel Huesch | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

re:Invent 2015 is right around the corner. Here’s an overview of the AWS OpsWorks breakout sessions and bootcamp. DVO301 – AWS OpsWorks Under the Hood AWS OpsWorks helps you deploy and operate applications of all shapes and sizes. With OpsWorks, you can create your application stack with layers that define the building blocks of your […]

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Using AWS OpsWorks to Customize and Automate App Deployment on Windows

by Daniel Huesch | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Using OpsWorks and Chef on Windows helps you optimize your use of Windows by reliably automating configuration tasks to enforce instance compliance. Automating instance configuration enables software engineering best practices, like code-reviews and continuous integration, and allows smaller, faster delivery than with manual configuration. With automated instance configuration, you depend less on golden images or […]

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