Category: Continuous Integration

The DevOps Culture: Empowering Your Team

Posted on May 1, 2018 by Robert Murphy | 1 Comment

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” … Continue reading The DevOps Culture: Empowering Your Team

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

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

DevOps on AWS Radio: Automating AWS Workspaces (Episode 12)

Posted on November 24, 2017 by bjakovich | Leave a comment

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news and speak with Jim Rohrer from Stelligent about automating the provisioning of AWS Workspace environments using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, and Chef. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News AWS re:Invent 2017 Using AWS Step Functions State Machines to Handle Workflow-Driven AWS CodePipeline Actions AWS … Continue reading DevOps on AWS Radio: Automating AWS Workspaces (Episode 12)

Continuous Delivery to S3 via CodePipeline and CodeBuild

Posted on September 5, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

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

Introduction to NixOS

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Fernando J Pando | Leave a comment

NixOS, and declarative immutable systems, are a great fit for CI/CD pipelines.  With the entire system in code, ensuring and auditing reproducible environments becomes easy.  Applications can also be “nixified,” so both system and application are fully declarative and in version control. The NixOS system is mounted read-only, which makes for a good fit in … Continue reading Introduction to NixOS

DevOps in AWS Radio: AWS CodeStar (Episode 7)

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Paul Duvall | Leave a comment

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.

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

AWS CodeBuild is Here

Posted on December 20, 2016 by John Ulick | Leave a comment

At re:Invent 2016 AWS introduced AWS CodeBuild, a new service which compiles from source, runs tests, and produces ready to deploy software packages.  AWS CodeBuild handles provisioning, management, and scaling of your build servers.  You can either use pre-packaged build environments to get started quickly, or create custom build environments using your own build tools.  CodeBuild … Continue reading AWS CodeBuild is Here