How to secure your DevOps tools with ALB authentication?
Are you hosting any DevOps tools like GitLab, Jenkins, Kibana, Grafana, or phpMyAdmin yourself? On the one hand, it is convenient to provide access to those tools via the Internet. On the other hand, those tools add high-risk attack vectors to your infr...Read more
10 Success Factors for Starting Your Cloud Journey
Are you planning to start the cloud journey for your organization soon? Learn from others to turn your initiative into a huge success. Michael and I have accompanied medium-sized businesses and enterprises in their transformation projects and would like...Read more
AWS Cost Optimization 101
The beginning of the year is the perfect time to clean up and optimize. This also applies to your AWS bill. I’ve composed practical tips on how to cut costs with small effort. The good thing about AWS: you typically pay per usage. The bad thing about A...Read more
2019: Review and Outlook
The year is coming to an end. We want to say “thank you” to our clients, partners, supporters, and readers. In this blog post, we look back on the past year and dare a look at the next year. ReviewWe love blogging and published 53 articles on cloudonau...Read more
Dockerizing Ruby on Rails
Did you dockerize your Ruby on Rails application already? You definitely should! Read on to learn why and how. Shipping software is a challenge. Endless installation instructions explain in detail how to install and configure an application as well as a...Read more
Combine CloudWatch metrics for Auto Scaling or to reduce costs
Every part of your AWS infrastructure emits utilization metrics. Amazon CloudWatch collects these metrics and allows you to visualize them as well as to define alarms. AWS announced an exciting new feature allowing you to combine multiple metrics recent...Read more
All you need to know about AWS re:Invent in 2019
re:Invent was a blast: five days packed with announcements of new services and features. We have created a top 10 list for our re:Invent recap. Here is all you need to know about re:Invent 2019. Michael has collected some voices in Las Vegas. Listen to...Read more
How to dockerize your Node.js Express application for AWS Fargate?
Show your Tool: Jenkins Pipeline Step Plugin for AWS
In this series, we present AWS tooling from the community for the community. We talk directly with the tool makers. Who are they? What problem does the tool solve? And what motivates them to contribute to open-source AWS tooling. This time, we talk wit...Read more
Checklist: Is your application ready for a container cluster?
Is your application ready to run on a container cluster? Use this checklist to find out whether you are good to deploy your application on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and AWS Fargate or any other container cluster solution. Does your applica...Read more
Incident Management for Slack
Team up to solve incidents with our chatbot marbot. Never miss a critical alert. Escalate alerts from your AWS infrastructure among your team members. Strong integrations with all parts of your AWS infrastructure: CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, EC2, ...