Author: Paul Duvall

Automating AWS Cloud9

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for writing, running, and debugging code. With Cloud9, you can code with only your web browser. No need to download software, configure your environments, or setup your IDE and its configuration on each of your computers. You can collaborate in the same environment with other developers while … Continue reading Automating AWS Cloud9

Validating AWS CloudFormation templates with cfn_nag and mu

Posted on March 23, 2018 by Paul Duvall | 1 Comment

Stelligent cfn_nag is an open source command-line tool that performs static analysis of AWS CloudFormation templates. With cfn_nag you can check for: Static code analysis of AWS CloudFormation Block undesirable resource specifications Proactive preventative control – stop before creating resources Enforceable in a deployment pipeline Here are some examples of the types of checks cfn_nag … Continue reading Validating AWS CloudFormation templates with cfn_nag and mu

AWS re:Invent 2017 DevOps re:Cap

Posted on December 8, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

Recently, our Chief Architect, Casey Lee and I – along with 48 of our colleagues at Stelligent – were at the AWS re:Invent 2017 conference in Las Vegas, NV. We were particularly proud as Stelligent was announced as an AWS Premier Partner along with several other significant company milestones. There were over 75 significant product announcements at the conference. Of this, there were … Continue reading AWS re:Invent 2017 DevOps re:Cap

Using AWS CodePipeline to achieve Continuous Delivery

Posted on November 25, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

“Continuous delivery is a DevOps software development practice where code changes are automatically built, tested, and prepared for a release to production. It expands upon continuous integration by deploying all code changes to a testing environment and/or a production environment after the build stage. When continuous delivery is implemented properly, developers will always have a … Continue reading Using AWS CodePipeline to achieve Continuous Delivery

Get Notified on AWS CodePipeline Errors

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Paul Duvall | 2 Comments

With AWS CodePipeline Notifications, developers and others can receive notifications on events that occur in your pipelines — including pipeline, stage, and action changes. For example, you can receive email notifications on pipeline failures. Because CodePipeline notifications leverage Amazon CloudWatch Events, you can also integrate it with AWS resources such as SNS, Lambda, SQS, SSM, EC2, Inspector, Kinesis … Continue reading Get Notified on AWS CodePipeline Errors