Value Stream Mapping with Mock Pipeline

Value stream mapping (VSM) is a technique for modeling process workflows. In software development, one of the key reasons for creating a VSM is determining the bottlenecks slowing down the delivery of value to end users. While VSM is used in many different industries (mostly related to physical goods), the topic of this post is Read more…

DevOps on AWS Radio: DevOps Philosophies with James Martin at 3M HIS (Episode 20)

In this episode, Paul Duvall speaks with VP of Engineering & Delivery Casey Lee on a brief preview of next months episode. Casey touches on some of the new features and updates added to open-source, full-stack DevOps on AWS tool mu.  Paul Duvall also speaks with James Martin, an Automation Engineering Manager at 3M HIS on team structure, his philosophies behind choosing Read more…

Troubleshooting AWS CodePipeline Artifacts

AWS CodePipeline is a managed service that orchestrates workflow for continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment. With CodePipeline, you define a series of stages composed of actions that perform tasks in a release process from a code commit all the way to production. It helps teams deliver changes to users whenever there’s a business Read more…

DevOps on AWS Radio: Big Data – Robert Murphy (Episode 15)

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news along with a discussion with Robert Murphy, who is a Senior DevOps Automation Engineer at Stelligent. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News Validating AWS CloudFormation templates with cfn_nag and mu Serverless CloudFormation Linting in AWS CodePipeline Custom rule Read more…

Using Parameter Store with AWS CodePipeline

Systems Manager Parameter Store is a managed service (part of AWS EC2 Systems Manager (SSM)) that provides a convenient way to efficiently and securely get and set commonly used configuration data across multiple resources in your software delivery lifecycle. In this post, we will be focusing on the basic usage of Parameter Store and how Read more…

Automating and Orchestrating OpsWorks in CloudFormation and CodePipeline

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. Read more…