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3 Tools to Validate CloudFormation


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Beginning with AWS CloudFormation - Part 2

In this post we are going to build on the previous template and add the ability to take input and produce output.  Sometimes you want to strictly define inputs in your template, but sometimes you want the ability for people to give their own values instead of writing tons of very specific templates for unique workflows.  1,625 more words

Beginning with AWS CloudFormation - Part 1

One of my few new goals for this year is to get back to blogging regularly about stuff I’m learning or interested in.  Keep a look out here for (hopefully!) more content this year than previous years which might have had just a handful of posts. 1,479 more words

Building AWS Serverless Applications – Part 2

In my previous Serverless post I covered creating a basic “Hello World” app with a SAM template and a Lambda function written in Python. In this post we will extend the SAM template using a Swagger definition and enable a custom authorizer on our endpoint. 1,112 more words


Supercharge your CloudFormation templates with Jinja2 Templating Engine

If you are working in an AWS public cloud environment chances are that you have authored a number of CloudFormation templates over the years to define your infrastructure as code. 627 more words

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Building AWS Serverless Applications - Part 1

The AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) is an exciting technology stack to start building applications upon. You can write and deploy large web and/or event-based apps and services without worrying about up-front costs, scalability, and infrastructure. 1,365 more words


Some Terraform limitations encountered

While working with Terraform (against AWS), I have recently run into following 2 roadblocks:

  • The Terraform api to create RDS instance does not offer attribute to specify the domain (AD directory domain) in order to allow the instance to join the domain during provisioning.
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