In this episode, we chat with Michael Wittig an AWS Community Hero prior to re:Invent 2019 with some of our hopes and expectations of the conference, and we also dive into a number of topics including Michael’s most recent book. In this episode, Paul Duvall and Michael Wittig will give you an overview of the Do’s and Don’ts of Containers on AWS, the open source tool cfn-modules, de-mything the Serverless hype, and also covers cost related issues and the recent Savings Plans released in order to reduce your bill. Listen here:
DevOps on AWS News
- Reinvent announcements
- re:Invent re:Cap Webinar announcement
- Discussion of hopes and expectation of re:Invent
- Michael and Andrea’s Podcast: Cloudonaut – started in August 2019
- Michael and Andrea’s second book: Rapid Docker on AWS
- Do’s and Don’ts of Containers on AWS
- What are the different options to deploy containers on AWS? How do they differ?
- Cost Related Issues: Recently released Savings Plans reduce your Fargate bill and allow to transition from EC2 to Fargate
- AWS Fargate changes everything for running containers on AWS. But, how?
- How to monitor containers with on-board resources: CloudWatch?
- Open Source Tool: cfn-modules
- Production-ready CloudFormation templates
- Don’t believe the Serverless hype! ECS, Fargate, and Aurora Serverless is a promising alternative to AWS Lambda and DynamoDB.
- Continuous Deployment Driven Development matters! How to build a simple deployment pipeline with AWS CodeBuild?
- Recently released Savings Plans reduce your Fargate bill and allow to transition from EC2 to Fargate
About DevOps on AWS Radio
On DevOps on AWS Radio, we cover topics around applying DevOps principles and practices such as Continuous Delivery on the Amazon Web Services cloud. This is what we do at Stelligent for our customers. We’ll bring listeners in and speak with engineers who’ve recently published on our blog and we’ll also be reaching out to the wider DevOps on AWS community to get their thoughts and insights.
The overall vision of this podcast is to describe how listeners can create a one-click (or “no click”) implementation of their software systems and infrastructure in the Amazon Web Services cloud so that teams can deliver software to users whenever there’s a business need to do so. The podcast will delve into the cultural, process, tooling, and organizational changes that can make this possible including:
- Automation of
- Networks (e.g. VPC)
- Compute (EC2, Containers, Serverless, etc.)
- Storage (e.g. S3, EBS, etc.)
- Database and Data (RDS, DynamoDB, etc.)
- Organizational and Team Structures and Practices
- Team and Organization Communication and Collaboration
- Cultural Indicators
- Version control systems and processes
- Deployment Pipelines
- Orchestration of software delivery workflows
- Execution of these workflows
- Application/service Architectures – e.g. Microservices
- Automation of Build and deployment processes
- Automation of testing and other verification approaches, tools and systems
- Automation of security practices and approaches
- Continuous Feedback systems
- Many other Topics…
- Automation of
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