Learn how to perform static analysis of CloudFormation templates as part of AWS CodePipeline using AWS Lambda
Stelligent cfn_nag is an open source command-line tool that performs static analysis of AWS CloudFormation templates. With cfn_nag you can check for: Static code analysis of AWS CloudFormation Block undesirable resource specifications Proactive preventative control – stop before creating resources Enforceable in a deployment pipeline Here are some examples of the types of checks cfn_nag … Continue reading Validating AWS CloudFormation templates with cfn_nag and mu
Recently, our Chief Architect, Casey Lee and I – along with 48 of our colleagues at Stelligent – were at the AWS re:Invent 2017 conference in Las Vegas, NV. We were particularly proud as Stelligent was announced as an AWS Premier Partner along with several other significant company milestones. There were over 75 significant product announcements at the conference. Of this, there were … Continue reading AWS re:Invent 2017 DevOps re:Cap
You’ll learn how to provision a CodeCommit Git repository in a CloudFormation template. Furthermore, you’ll discover how to automate the provisioning of a deployment pipeline that uses this repository as its Source action to deploy an application using CodeDeploy to an EC2 instance. You’ll see examples, patterns and a short video that walks you through the process.
We often overlook similarities between new CD Pipeline code we’re writing today and code we’ve already written. In addition, we might sometimes rely on the ‘copy, paste, then modify’ approach to make quick work of CD Pipelines supporting similar application architectures. Despite the short-term gains, what often results is code sprawl and maintenance headaches. This blog post series is aimed at helping to … Continue reading Refactoring CD Pipelines – Part 1: Chef-Solo in AWS AutoScaling Groups
In this first post of a series exploring containerized CI solutions, I’m going to be addressing the CI tool with the largest market share in the space: Jenkins. Whether you’re already running Jenkins in a more traditional virtualized or bare metal environment, or if you’re using another CI tool entirely, I hope to show you … Continue reading Containerized CI Solutions in AWS – Part 1: Jenkins in ECS
In this post, we’ll be talking about creating cross-account access for DynamoDB. DynamoDB is a NoSQL Database in the cloud provided by Amazon Web Services. Whether you’re creating a production deployment pipeline that leverages a shared Keystore or deploying an application in multiple accounts with shared resources, you may find yourself wondering how to provide … Continue reading Cross-Account Access Control with Amazon STS for DynamoDB
Add manual approvals to an existing CodePipeline pipeline – manually or via CloudFormation – to minimize your CodePipeline costs.
In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich from Stelligent cover recent DevOps in AWS news and speak with Casey Lee about his three-part series on Serverless Delivery:
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.