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DevOps Culture: Building Confidence in Delivery

Delivering software as rapidly as your technology and business will allow should be the main goal of any organized engineering team. Each organization, project and team must define what the cadence of delivery will be. Regardless of the frequency of your deployments, it’s the responsibility of your DevOps team to provide the guidance and technology Read more…

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Segregation of Duties on AWS

In the book, Accelerate, by Forsgren, et al., it states the following about Segregation of Duties:   What About Segregation of Duties?…First, when any kind of change is committed, somebody who wasn’t involved in authoring the change should review it either before or immediately following commit to version control. Second, changes should only be applied Read more…

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DevOps on AWS Radio: Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and DevOps with Paul Julius (Episode 19)

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news along with a discussion with one of the founding fathers of Continuous Integration, Paul Julius.  Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News DevOps on AWS News:  mu 1.5.4 Support for the new SSM Session Manager Support for SSM Inventory Read more…

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Troubleshooting AWS CodePipeline Artifacts

AWS CodePipeline is a managed service that orchestrates workflow for continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment. With CodePipeline, you define a series of stages composed of actions that perform tasks in a release process from a code commit all the way to production. It helps teams deliver changes to users whenever there’s a business Read more…

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DevOps Culture: Self-Service-as-a-Service

Everything these days is a blah-blah-as-a-service, and your development lifecycle should be no different. When you provide a well working and documented services that your team can use to provision resources and introduce change in a controlled way; you will enable your teams to innovate and focus on building value for your customers. How do Read more…

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Screencast: Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning with AWS CodePipeline and Amazon SageMaker

The Amazon SageMaker machine learning service is a full platform that greatly simplifies the process of training and deploying your models at scale. However, there are still major gaps to enabling data scientists to do research and development without having to go through the heavy lifting of provisioning the infrastructure and developing their own continuous Read more…

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DevOps on AWS Radio: Continuous Delivery at Netflix – Adam Jordens (Episode 16)

In this episode, Paul Duvall covers recent DevOps on AWS news and interviews Adam Jordens, an engineer on the Delivery Platform Team at Netflix.  Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News AWS Limit monitor – AWS Answers  Keeping your Secrets Secret – AWS Secrets Manager and AWS CloudFormation to Automate Secrets Management Socket.io chat app Read more…

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DevOps on AWS Radio: Big Data – Robert Murphy (Episode 15)

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news along with a discussion with Robert Murphy, who is a Senior DevOps Automation Engineer at Stelligent. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News Validating AWS CloudFormation templates with cfn_nag and mu Serverless CloudFormation Linting in AWS CodePipeline Custom rule Read more…

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The DevOps Culture: Empowering Your Team

DevOps is a software development practice that specializes in the frequent delivery of software features and improvements. Through rapid integration of changes and receipt of feedback we build a culture of confidence and reliability in the software lifecycle. Additionally, teams that follow these practices are highly productive for their organizations and themselves. Successfully employing “DevOps” Read more…