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
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
re:Invent is just around the corner (next week!), which means a bunch of new services and features will be announced, and they probably won’t have CloudFormation support for a few weeks. As the biggest CloudFormation fanboy of all time, this is probably the most difficult time of the year for me, as I want to use all the new goodies but feel kinda icky not … Continue reading Lambda Backed Custom CloudFormation Resources
Imagine if an organization could construct chatbots with refined common dialect preparing and no operational overhead. Amazon Lex can be described as a fully managed service for building conversational interfaces into application using voice and text. Lex is integrated with AWS Lambda, a service that allows code to run without the provisioning or managing of servers. Lambda enables companies to write and run logic for your chatbot using serverless compute. The implication of bots into the conversation gives operations teams … Continue reading Using the $Latest Amazon Lex Alias
The annual Amazon Web Services conference, re:Invent took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. With over 40,000 attendees this year re:Invent 2017 was the biggest yet. With the sheer volume of activities and sessions that went on throughout the week, it was tricky to know where to invest your time. Stelligensia presented four sessions with various … Continue reading Stelligent Sessions at re:Invent 2017!
Simple dashboard built for viewing pipeline metrics in AWS. Built using CloudWatch dashboards and metrics populated from CloudWatch events that CodePipeline triggers.
Everyone talks about unit and functional tests when adopting Devops practices, but how do you know if one of your changes has introduced a major performance degradation? Performance testing is the missing link to having a truly Continuously Deliverable pipeline. In this blog post, you will see how performance tests can be integrated into your Continuous Delivery … Continue reading Performance Testing In a Continuous Delivery Pipeline
Previously, we covered the release of Yarn, a new package management system designed to fix some of the shortfalls associated with npm. With improvements in speed, efficiency, readability, and dependency management, Yarn has shown itself to be a worthwhile tool. In this post, we will put that tool to use and show just how powerful Yarn can be. Before we can demonstrate its potential, we have to … Continue reading npm vs Yarn: Part 2
In this blog post, you’ll see an example of Application Auto Scaling for the Amazon ECS (EC2 Container Service). Automatic scaling of the container instances in your ECS cluster has been a feature for quite some time, but until recently you were not able to scale the tasks in your ECS service with built-in technology from AWS. In May of 2016, Automatic Scaling with Amazon ECS was … Continue reading Application Auto Scaling with Amazon ECS
You have a large organization with several development teams that work on various software projects that support your business. A year ago, you brought in a consultant that told you to use multiple AWS accounts because there were benefits to be gained. For example, using multiple accounts we can contain the damage from a possible … Continue reading Enforcing Compliance with AWS Organizations