Continuous Delivery for Microservices on EC2 with mu

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. Read more…

Application Auto Scaling with Amazon ECS

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 Read more…

Introduction to Amazon Lightsail

At re:Invent 2016 Amazon introduced Lightsail, the newest addition to the list of AWS Compute Services. It is a quick and easy way to launch a virtual private server within AWS. As someone who moved into the AWS world from an application development background, this sounded pretty interesting to me.  Getting started with deploying an Read more…