Integration & Automation

Category: Compute

Automate sports data polling with AWS Step Functions

AWS collaborated with the Pacific Science Center (PacSci) in Seattle to build a customized light display in the iconic arches of PacSci’s Seattle Center campus. This post will show you how to deploy the PacSci automated sports data polling system for your use.

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Keep your AWS resources when you rename an AWS CloudFormation stack

Learn how to change the name of a CloudFormation stack without deleting the resources that it manages. In the walkthrough, which uses a simple architecture with a single resource, a virtual private cloud (VPC), you add a Retain attribute to the resource’s deletion policy so that the resource isn’t lost when that stack is deleted.

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Save time and reduce errors by automating AWS Lambda code updates

Learn a simpler, faster method for updating your Lambda code that doesn’t require manual updates to Amazon S3. We provide a fully configured AWS CloudFormation template with Lambda code on AWS CodeCommit.

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Reduce log-storage costs by automating retention settings in Amazon CloudWatch

Learn how to reduce log-storage costs by automating retention settings in Amazon CloudWatch. By default, CloudWatch Logs stores log data indefinitely, which is helpful. But as AWS workload logging grows, so do your log-storage costs. To reduce costs, establish a log-retention policy and apply it across all your log groups, ideally automatically.

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Collect custom metrics with Amazon CloudWatch strategic tagging

Learn how to use an Amazon CloudWatch agent to automate the collection of custom metrics for two Amazon EC2 instances. The solution is based on a tagging strategy combined with AWS Systems Manager State Manager to enforce specific CloudWatch agent configurations for EC2 instances that are tagged appropriately.

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Automate IAM credential reports at scale across AWS

Automate and consolidate IAM credential reports for your AWS accounts using a scalable infrastructure-as-code automation.

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