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.
This post describes how to automate the integration of AWS OpsWorks and CodePipeline using CloudFormation so that you can click on a Launch Stack button to instantiate all the infrastructure resources.
In Building Continuous Deployment on AWS with AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins and AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS describes how to manually configure CodePipeline to deploy an Elastic Beanstalk application. In this post, after describing how to create and connect to a new CodeCommit repository, I’ll explain how to fully automate the provisioning of all of the AWS resources … Continue reading Create a Pipeline for Elastic Beanstalk in CodePipeline using CloudFormation and CodeCommit
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been describing how I’m automating the provisioning of several of the AWS Code Services including CodePipeline and Custom CodePipeline Actions. This time, I’m describing a way of provisioning AWS CodeDeploy in CloudFormation. For now, I’m doing the automation against a generic application provided by AWS. I’ll apply it to our … Continue reading Automating AWS CodeDeploy Provisioning in CloudFormation
A few weeks ago, I’d described the process I went through for provisioning CodePipeline using CloudFormation. As part of the provisioning of AWS CodePipeline, we were using the AWS CodePipeline CLI to provision a couple of custom actions. In my initial refactoring of the CodePipeline provisioning, I didn’t include the provisioning of the CodePipeline custom actions … Continue reading Provisioning Custom CodePipeline Actions in CloudFormation
Since our entire focus at Stelligent is to help our customers apply Continuous Delivery in Amazon Web Services (AWS), we were really excited when we learned that AWS CloudFormation added support for AWS CodePipeline. I spent some time upgrading our Dromedary demo scripts to incorporate this new functionality. This article describes the process we applied in making … Continue reading Provisioning AWS CodePipeline with CloudFormation
On a routine basis, we get asked which tools we use at Stelligent in delivering our solutions. Sometimes it’s a company interested in our services. Other times, it’s someone going though our hiring process (yes, we are hiring!). So, I’ve put together a list of the tools that we use in implementing Continuous Delivery in Amazon Web Services (AWS). All of our work … Continue reading Continuous Delivery in AWS tools we use
In the introduction to this series on deployment pipelines in Amazon Web Services (AWS), I covered the nine “stages” that we use as a starting point for our Continuous Delivery in AWS implementations at Stelligent. This first “stage” I’ll be describing is on establishing the support infrastructure for the deployment pipeline. It’s not what I think … Continue reading Deployment Pipeline in Amazon Web Services – Support Infrastructure
Have you ever tried to google for a list of AWS Regions or Availability Zones? I do it all the time. I need to figure out which AZs to my ELB should go across, or want to try my new CloudFormation template in a different region to make sure I didn’t hardcode something I shouldn’t … Continue reading List ALL the availability zones!
Many organizations require a secure infrastructure. I’ve yet to meet a customer that says that security isn’t a concern. But, the decision on “how secure?” should be closely associated with a risk analysis for your organization. Since Amazon Web Services (AWS) is often referred to as a “public cloud”, people sometimes infer that “public” must … Continue reading Creating a Secure Deployment Pipeline in Amazon Web Services