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New – How to better monitor your custom application metrics using Amazon CloudWatch Agent

This blog was contributed by Zhou Fang, Sr. Software Development Engineer for Amazon CloudWatch and Helen Lin, Sr. Product Manager for Amazon CloudWatch Amazon CloudWatch collects monitoring and operational data from both your AWS resources and on-premises servers, providing you with a unified view of your infrastructure and application health.

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Snapshot graphs and cloudwatch alarms

Reduce Time to Resolution with Amazon CloudWatch Snapshot Graphs and Alerts

Steve McCurry is a Senior Product Manager for Amazon CloudWatch. This is the first in a series of two blog posts that show how to use the new Amazon CloudWatch snapshot graphs feature. Although automated alerts are an important feature of any monitoring solution, including Amazon CloudWatch, it can be challenging to identify the issues […]

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How to Run Headless Front-End Tests with AWS Cloud9 and AWS CodeBuild

Automated testing is a critical component to a well-designed software development lifecycle. When you test front-end applications, you often use a browser in combination with testing frameworks. A headless browser is one that is used on a server that does not normally need to run visual applications. In this blog post, I will show you […]

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Integrating JFrog Artifactory with AWS CodePipeline

When I talk with customers and partners, I find that they are in different stages in the adoption of DevOps methodologies. They are automating the creation of application artifacts and the deployment of their applications to different infrastructure environments. In many cases, they are creating and supporting multiple applications using a variety of coding languages […]

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Use Slack ChatOps to Deploy Your Code – How to Integrate Your Pipeline in AWS CodePipeline with Your Slack Channel

Slack is widely used by DevOps and development teams to communicate status. Typically, when a build has been tested and is ready to be promoted to a staging environment, a QA engineer or DevOps engineer kicks off the deployment. Using Slack in a ChatOps collaboration model, the promotion can be done in a single click […]

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CI/CD with Data: Enabling Data Portability in a Software Delivery Pipeline with AWS Developer Tools, Kubernetes, and Portworx

This post is written by Eric Han – Vice President of Product Management Portworx and Asif Khan – Solutions Architect Data is the soul of an application. As containers make it easier to package and deploy applications faster, testing plays an even more important role in the reliable delivery of software. Given that all applications have data, development […]

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Automatic Deployment to New Amazon EC2 On-Demand and Spot Instances Using AWS CodeDeploy, Amazon CloudWatch Events, and AWS Lambda

AWS CodeDeploy is a service that automates application deployments to your compute infrastructure, including fleets of Amazon EC2 instances. AWS CodeDeploy can automatically deploy the latest app version to any new EC2 instance launched due to a scaling event. However, if your servers are not part of the Auto Scaling group, it might be a […]

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How to Enable Caching for AWS CodeBuild

AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed build service. There are no servers to provision and scale, or software to install, configure, and operate. You just specify the location of your source code, choose your build settings, and CodeBuild runs build scripts for compiling, testing, and packaging your code. A typical application build process includes phases […]

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Using AWS Step Functions State Machines to Handle Workflow-Driven AWS CodePipeline Actions

AWS CodePipeline is a continuous integration and continuous delivery service for fast and reliable application and infrastructure updates. It offers powerful integration with other AWS services, such as AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CloudFormation and with third-party tools such as Jenkins and GitHub. These services make it possible for AWS customers to successfully automate various tasks, including infrastructure provisioning, blue/green deployments, serverless deployments, AMI baking, database provisioning, […]

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Simplify Your Jenkins Builds with AWS CodeBuild

Jeff Bezos famously said, “There’s a lot of undifferentiated heavy lifting that stands between your idea and that success.” He went on to say, “…70% of your time, energy, and dollars go into the undifferentiated heavy lifting and only 30% of your energy, time, and dollars gets to go into the core kernel of your […]

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