Integration & Automation

Category: AWS CloudFormation

Simplify integration of your Amazon EKS cluster with Amazon EKS Blueprints for CDK

Learn how to use Amazon EKS Blueprints for CDK to simplify integration of common tooling and provisioning of complete, opinionated EKS clusters that meet specific application requirements. This solution is designed to replace the deprecated Amazon EKS Quick Start.

Create AMIs with AWS CodePipeline

One way to alleviate the pain of drift in your Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads is to use a GitOps workflow to automate Amazon Machine Image (AMI) builds with AWS CodePipeline. In this post, we show you how to deploy a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline, managed by CodePipeline, to build AMIs.

Automate prework to save time deploying an Amazon EKS Kubernetes cluster

Discover a solution for automating Amazon EKS cluster prework using a sample AWS CloudFormation template. We combine this template with a Kubernetes cluster created with the Modular and Scalable Amazon EKS Architecture on AWS solution.

Reduce costs with an ephemeral Amazon FSx for Lustre file system

Create an ephemeral Amazon FSx for Lustre file system that’s active on an as-needed basis, allowing you to pay for services only when the system is used. With the file system running only when needed, you can still benefit from a powerful system with fast processing speeds without the high costs associated with a continuously running implementation.

Manage permission sets and account assignments in AWS IAM Identity Center with a CI/CD pipeline

Have you created permission sets and assigned them to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) groups in AWS Organizations? Have you used existing corporate identities with AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On) to grant Active Directory groups access to AWS accounts and applications? Save time and minimize errors by managing permission sets automatically with a continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline built with AWS developer tools.

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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Create a more secure LAMP stack with AWS WAF (web application firewall)

Learn how to create a more secure LAMP stack with AWS WAF, Route 53 domain, and AWS Certificate Manager. This post walks you through automation steps to deploy a highly available LAMP-stack application with a web application firewall.

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.