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AWS Velocity Series: Summary

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...

AWS Velocity Series: Serverless app

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...

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

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...

AWS Velocity Series: Containerized ECS based app infrastructure

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...

AWS Velocity Series: EC2 based app CI/CD pipeline

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...

AWS Velocity Series: EC2 based app infrastructure

AWS Velocity Series: EC2 based app infrastructure

To run a production-ready application on EC2 gives you maximum freedom but also maximum responsibilities. By production-ready, I mean: Highly available: no single point of failure Scalable: increase or decrease the number of instances based on load Fri...

AWS Velocity Series: Running your application

AWS Velocity Series: Running your application

There are many options when it comes to running an application on AWS. EC2 based, containerized, or serverless. Choosing the best option for your specific use case is important. All options that I present are what I call production-ready: Highly availa...

AWS Velocity Series: CI/CD Pipeline as Code

AWS Velocity Series: CI/CD Pipeline as Code

The Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment pipeline is a major section of your software assembly line. It starts with the code repository and ends with the deployment into your production environment. CI/CD includes many steps that all depend on...

AWS Velocity Series: Local development environment

AWS Velocity Series: Local development environment

The local development environment is where you make changes to the source code, edit configuration files, add images, and so on. You also want to run the app locally, execute the tests, and be able to debug your source code. In this article you will le...

AWS Velocity Series: Set the assembly line up

AWS Velocity Series: Set the assembly line up

What is the first thing you do when starting a new project? For me, I design and set my assembly line up first. The assembly line describes the work that is necessary from idea to production. In a software project, you decide how to spend your resour...


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