Category: Automation

Continuous Delivery for Microservices on EC2 with mu

Posted on April 19, 2018 by timbaileyjones | Leave a comment

If you want to get into microservices, but aren’t ready to take the container plunge, you can deploy mu projects directly to AWS EC2 instances.  Using mu’s EC2 mode, you can leverage the benefits of microservices without containerization, and speed up development feedback loops. The web app in this article is the smallest possible Flask … Continue reading Continuous Delivery for Microservices on EC2 with mu

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

Get Notified on AWS CodePipeline Errors

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

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

Next-Generation Managed Services are Self-Service

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

The traditional managed services provider (MSP) model is broken and needs disruption. The next-generation managed services model is about guiding customers in a self-service manner. The key drivers causing customers to seek cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) include the agility and cost efficiencies they afford. The agility helps customers be more responsive to … Continue reading Next-Generation Managed Services are Self-Service

AWS CodeStar – Quickly develop, build, and deploy applications on AWS

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Trey McElhattan | Leave a comment

AWS CodeStar is a new service that changes the way development teams deliver software in AWS. CodeStar makes the process of setting up software applications for continuous delivery easier to manage through integrated authorization and access management, centralized member collaboration, and automated environment provisioning. 1 (1) “Working with AWS CodeStar Teams.” Working with AWS CodeStar … Continue reading AWS CodeStar – Quickly develop, build, and deploy applications on AWS

Docker lifecycle automation and testing with Ruby in AWS

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Robert Murphy | Leave a comment

My friend and colleague, Stephen Goncher and I got to spend some real time recently implementing a continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline using only Ruby. We were successful in developing a new module in our pipeline gem that handles many of the docker engine needs without having to skimp out on testing and code … Continue reading Docker lifecycle automation and testing with Ruby in AWS