New AWS deployment hotness: CodeDeploy

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CodeDeploy is a new AWS offering, just announced today at re:Invent, and it is the Goldilocks of AWS deployment tools. Where CloudFormation gives you a ton of freedom, it does require a bit of work to get it to deploy your app. Elastic Beanstalk makes it super easy to deploy an app, but if your… Read more »

Creating a Secure Deployment Pipeline in Amazon Web Services

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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… Read more »

How we use AWS OpsWorks

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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… Read more »