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Tag: AWS CodePipeline

Simplify Amazon EKS Deployments with GitHub Actions and AWS CodeBuild

In this blog post, we will explore how to simplify Amazon EKS deployments with GitHub Actions and AWS CodeBuild. In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, organizations are turning to DevOps practices to drive innovation and streamline their software development and infrastructure management processes. One key practice within DevOps is Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), which […]

De-risk releases with AWS CodePipeline rollbacks

De-risk releases with AWS CodePipeline rollbacks

It’s an established practice for development teams to build deployment pipelines, with services such as AWS CodePipeline, to increase the quality of application and infrastructure releases through reliable, repeatable and consistent automation. Automating the deployment process helps build quality into our products by introducing continuous integration to build and test code as early as possible, […]

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Implementing automatic drift detection in CDK Pipelines using Amazon EventBridge

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is a popular open source toolkit that allows developers to create their cloud infrastructure using high level programming languages. AWS CDK comes bundled with a construct called CDK Pipelines that makes it easy to set up continuous integration, delivery, and deployment with AWS CodePipeline. The CDK Pipelines construct […]

Create a CI/CD pipeline for .NET Lambda functions with AWS CDK Pipelines

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to define cloud infrastructure in familiar programming languages and provision it through AWS CloudFormation. In this blog post, we will explore the process of creating a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline for a .NET AWS Lambda function using the CDK Pipelines. We […]

Manually Approving Security Changes in CDK Pipeline

In this post I will show you how to add a manual approval to AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) Pipelines to confirm security changes before deployment. With this solution, when a developer commits a change, CDK pipeline identifies an IAM permissions change, pauses execution, and sends a notification to a security engineer to manually approve […]

Multi-branch pipeline management and infrastructure deployment using AWS CDK Pipelines

February 9, 2024: Before reading this post, please note that AWS CodePipeline recently added support for Branch-based development and Monorepos simplifying the architecture discussed in this post. This post describes how to use the AWS CDK Pipelines module to follow a Gitflow development model using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). Software development teams often […]

Build Health Aware CI/CD Pipelines

Everything fails all the time — Werner Vogels, AWS CTO At the moment of imminent failure, you want to avoid an unlucky deployment. I’ll start here with a short story that demonstrates the purpose of this post. The DevOps team has just started a database upgrade with a planned outage of 30 minutes. The team […]

How MarketAxess® uses AWS Developer Tools to create scalable and secure CI/CD pipelines

Very often,  enterprise organizations strive to adopt modern DevOps practices, to focus on governance and security without sacrificing development velocity. In this guest post, Prashant Joshi, Senior Cloud Engineer at MarketAxess, explains how they use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), AWS CodePipeline, and AWS CodeBuild to simplify the developer experience by dynamically provisioning […]

CICD on Serverless Applications using AWS CodeArtifact

Developing and deploying applications rapidly to users requires a working pipeline that accepts the user code (usually via a Git repository). AWS CodeArtifact was announced in 2020. It’s a secure and scalable artifact management product that easily integrates with other AWS products and services. CodeArtifact allows you to publish, store, and view packages, list package […]

Deploying data lake ETL jobs using CDK Pipelines

Deploy data lake ETL jobs using CDK Pipelines

This post is co-written with Isaiah Grant, Cloud Consultant at 2nd Watch. Many organizations are building data lakes on AWS, which provides the most secure, scalable, comprehensive, and cost-effective portfolio of services. Like any application development project, a data lake must answer a fundamental question: “What is the DevOps strategy?” Defining a DevOps strategy for […]