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
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
Stelligent CTO, Paul Duvall and Chief Architect, Casey Lee presented the top five DevOps related services and features announced at or prior to re:Invent 2017. Along with the features significance to the DevOps community. In case you missed this AWS re:Invent 2017 DevOps Re:Cap webinar, you can catch it here. DevOps related services and features … Continue reading AWS re:Invent 2017 DevOps re:Cap Webinar & Resources
“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
In this blog post, you see a demonstration of Continuous Delivery of a static website to Amazon S3 via AWS CodeBuild and AWS CodePipeline. At the conclusion, you will be able to provision all of the AWS resources by clicking a “Launch Stack” button and going through the AWS CloudFormation steps to launch a solution stack. Using S3 … Continue reading Continuous Delivery to S3 via CodePipeline and CodeBuild
In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news and discuss how to use AWS CodePipeline to deploy Amazon Alexa skill. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News Infrastructure as Code whitepaper from AWS cfn_nag mentioned Use CloudFormation StackSets to Provision Resources Across Multiple AWS Accounts and Regions How to Use AWS Organizations … Continue reading DevOps on AWS Radio: AWS CodePipeline and Amazon Alexa (Episode 11)
If you’ve done any experimentation with the Amazon Alexa voice service, you’ve probably learned that you can use AWS Lambda to write functions that can be executed from Alexa. As a developer, what’s exciting about this is that you can create your own custom Alexa skills to perform anything suited for voice-based computing. You’ll probably … Continue reading Use AWS CodePipeline to Deploy Amazon Alexa Skills
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
In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich are joined by Trey McElhattan from Stelligent to cover recent DevOps in AWS news and speak about AWS CodeStar – which enables you to quickly develop, build, and deploy applications on AWS. AWS CodeStar provides a unified user interface, enabling you to easily manage your software development activities in one place.
Automation testing is crucial to the success of a continuous delivery pipeline. This post demonstrates the use of mu to add tests to a pipeline.