Category: Operations

Deployment Pipeline in Amazon Web Services – Support Infrastructure

Posted on January 26, 2015 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

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

Deployment Pipelines in Amazon Web Services – An Introduction

Posted on January 20, 2015 by The Stelligent Team | 2 Comments

This is the first article in a series that will be describing the typical stages and steps we define when implementing deployment pipelines for our customers. This first article introduces what will be covered in more detail in other articles in this series. All we do at Stelligent is implement Continuous Delivery in Amazon Web … Continue reading Deployment Pipelines in Amazon Web Services – An Introduction

Creating a Secure Deployment Pipeline in Amazon Web Services

Posted on March 2, 2014 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

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

How we use AWS OpsWorks

Posted on February 3, 2014 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

Amazon Web Services (AWS) OpsWorks was released one year ago this month. In the past year, we’ve used OpsWorks on several Cloud Delivery projects at Stelligent and at some of our customers. This article describes what’s worked for us and our customers. One of our core aims with any customer is to create a fully … Continue reading How we use AWS OpsWorks

Getting to know the Chaos Monkey

Posted on March 15, 2013 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

Moving your infrastructure to the cloud changes the way you think about a lot of things. With the attitude of abundance that comes with having unlimited instances at your command, you can do all sorts of cool things that would be prohibitive with actual hardware: elastic scaling of infrastructure, transient environments, blue/green deployments, etc. Some … Continue reading Getting to know the Chaos Monkey

Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: Dynamic Configuration (Part 4 of 6)

Posted on October 3, 2012 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

In part 1 of this series, I introduced the Continuous Delivery (CD) pipeline for the Manatee Tracking application. In part 2 I went over how we use this CD pipeline to deliver software from checkin to production. In part 3, we focused on how CloudFormation is used to script the virtual AWS components that create … Continue reading Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: Dynamic Configuration (Part 4 of 6)

Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: CloudFormation (Part 3 of 6)

Posted on September 25, 2012 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

In part 1 of this series, I introduced the Continuous Delivery (CD) pipeline for the Manatee Tracking application. In part 2 I went over how we use this CD pipeline to deliver software from checkin to production. A list of topics for each of the articles is summarized below. Part 1: Introduction – introduction to … Continue reading Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: CloudFormation (Part 3 of 6)

Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: CD Pipeline (Part 2 of 6)

Posted on September 18, 2012 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

In part 1 of this series, I introduced the Continuous Delivery (CD) pipeline for the Manatee Tracking application and how we use this pipeline to deliver software from checkin to production. In this article I will take an in-depth look at the CD pipeline. A list of topics for each of the articles is summarized … Continue reading Continuous Delivery in the Cloud: CD Pipeline (Part 2 of 6)