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GitHub Actions vs. AWS CodePipeline

Deployment pipelines first! When launching a new project, start with building a deployment pipeline. Automating the process from changing the source code to shipping your application to the production environment is a success factor. But how to build a ...

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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...

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Rapid CI/CD with CodeBuild to deploy PHP and Docker

This blog post is an excerpt of our book Rapid Docker on AWS where you can find examples for other programming languages as well. There are many options available when you are looking for ways to implement a deployment pipeline. You might have heard a...

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DevOps on AWS Radio

Paul Duvall (CTO at stelligent) interviewed Andreas and me for the DevOps on AWS Radio. We talked about: Our book Amazon Web Services in Action and what changed in the second edition Our top 3 recommendations for enterprises on what to do to be most s...

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Configure your CloudFormation managed infrastructure with Parameter Store and CodePipeline

Getting started with CI/CD to manage your AWS infrastructure is hard: You have to familiarize yourself with the available technologies. You have to create a Proof of Concept to show your team how it works. You have to convince your team to stop using t...

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AWS Velocity Series: Summary

Do you want to be faster by using AWS? I see many AWS customers struggling with high expectations and some even slow down. That’s why I wrote the AWS Velocity Series. Let me sum up what matters most when optimizing for speed. 1. Select your runtime envi...

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AWS Velocity Series: Serverless app

The API Gateway provides an HTTPS endpoint that invokes a Lambda function when a request arrives. The diagram was created with Cloudcraft - Visualize your cloud architecture like a pro. As you can see, there is not much infrastructure to set up. To mak...

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AWS Velocity Series: Containerized ECS based app CI/CD pipeline

In the previous article, you learned how to use CloudFormation to describe a production-ready infrastructure for a containerized app running on ECS. In this article you will learn to: Automate the creation of a Docker image that contains the app Deploy...

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AWS Velocity Series: Containerized ECS based app infrastructure

EC2 Container Service (ECS) is a highly scalable, fast, container management service that makes it easy to run, stop, and manage Docker containers on a cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. To run an application on ECS, you need the following components: Do...

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AWS Velocity Series: EC2 based app CI/CD pipeline

In the previous article, you learned how to use CloudFormation to describe a production-ready infrastructure for an EC2 based app. In this article you will learn to: Automate the creation of an AMI that contains the app with Packer Deploy a CloudFormat...

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