AWS DevOps Blog

Introducing AWS Chatbot: ChatOps for AWS

DevOps teams widely use chat rooms as communications hubs where team members interact—both with one another and with the systems that they operate. Bots help facilitate these interactions, delivering important notifications and relaying commands from users back to systems. Many teams even prefer that operational events and notifications come through chat rooms where the entire […]

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Using AWS Lambda and Amazon SNS to Get File Change Notifications from AWS CodeCommit

Notifications are an important part of DevOps workflows. Although you can set them up from any stage in the CI or CD pipelines, in this blog post, I will show you how to integrate AWS Lambda and Amazon SNS to extend AWS CodeCommit. Specifically, the solution described in this post makes it possible for you to […]

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Implementing GitFlow Using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CodeDeploy

This post provides a high-level framework for how to implement GitFlow using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CodeDeploy. We also provide AWS CloudFormation templates and AWS CLI commands to help you get going. Before we begin, we want to point out that we strongly encourage Amazon teams to practice continuous integration (CI) […]

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Improve Build Performance and Save Time Using Local Caching in AWS CodeBuild

AWS CodeBuild now supports local caching, which makes it possible for you to persist intermediate build artifacts locally on the build host so that they are available for reuse in subsequent build runs. Your build project can use one of two types of caching: Amazon S3 or local. In this blog post, we will discuss […]

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Using Git with AWS CodeCommit Across Multiple AWS Accounts

I use AWS CodeCommit to host all of my private Git repositories. My repositories are split across several AWS accounts for different purposes: personal projects, internal projects at work, and customer projects. The CodeCommit documentation shows you how to configure and clone a repository from one place, but in this blog post I want to […]

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Validating AWS CodeCommit Pull Requests with AWS CodeBuild and AWS Lambda

Thanks to Jose Ferraris and Flynn Bundy for this great post about how to validate AWS CodeCommit pull requests with AWS CodeBuild and AWS Lambda. Both are DevOps Consultants from the AWS Professional Services’ EMEA team. — You can help ensure a high level of code quality and avoid merging code that does not integrate […]

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How to Use Cross-Account ECR Images in AWS CodeBuild for Your Build Environment

AWS CodeBuild now makes it possible for you to access Docker images from any Amazon Elastic Container Registry repository in another account as the build environment. With this feature, AWS CodeBuild allows you to pull any image from a repository to which you have been granted resource-level permissions. In this blog post, we will show […]

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How to Use Docker Images from a Private Registry for Your Build Environment

AWS CodeBuild now supports using a Docker image that is stored in a private registry as your runtime environment. Previously, the service supported the use of Docker images from public Docker Hub or Amazon ECR only. In this blog post, we will show you how to use a Docker image from a private registry to […]

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Use AWS CodeDeploy to Implement Blue/Green Deployments for AWS Fargate and Amazon ECS

We are pleased to announce support for blue/green deployments for services hosted using AWS Fargate and Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). In AWS CodeDeploy, blue/green deployments help you minimize downtime during application updates. They allow you to launch a new version of your application alongside the old version and test the new version before […]

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Build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline for Your Container Images with Amazon ECR as Source

Today, we are launching support for Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) as a source provider in AWS CodePipeline. You can now initiate an AWS CodePipeline pipeline update by uploading a new image to Amazon ECR. This makes it easier to set up a continuous delivery pipeline and use the AWS Developer Tools for CI/CD. […]

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