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Introduction to AWS CloudFormation

Introduction and Aim
The purpose of this lab is to use an Amazon EC2 instance and install WordPress with a local MySQL database. QwikLabs states that AWS CloudFormation ‘gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion.’ 413 more words


AWS Lambda deployment pipeline

TL;DR: I’m open-sourcing a continuous deployment pipeline built for AWS to automate the process of creating and deploying AWS Lambda functions and related infrastructure.

Because of my tinkering with Alexa, I wanted to have an automated way of deploying a new version of a Lambda function just via… 197 more words


AWS Cloudformation for S3 Import to RedShift using DataPipeline & Lambda


In this article we will explore the implementation behind setting up AWS DataPipeline for importing CSV files to a RedShift cluster.
This application is useful for data recovery, data backup or incremental updates in a production AWS environment. 1,774 more words

CloudFormation Templates in Atom

I’ve posted before about my absolute love of Atom.  I recently was doing a lot of CloudFormation work and just started using atom-cform, a CloudFormation syntax completion plugin for Atom written by Diego Magalhães. 124 more words


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. 1,771 more words


AWS Wishlist : 1-Click CloudFormation Resource Group Creation

Resource Groups are one of coolest but most obscure features in AWS. My theory around that was around due to the powerful search bar in EC2 AWS Management Console which can accept regex, range queries and auto-suggest the tags and their values. 106 more words


Fixing a CloudFormation rollback loop

Disclaimer: Apologies if some of the details of this are incorrect, I am working off my notes and recollection of what happened at the time. I started to blog about this and had a couple of attempts to confirm, but couldn’t reproduce the issue. 432 more words