Cloudformation Vs Terraform


Yes another Cloudformation vs Terraform Article! When we speak of the DevOps and continuous delivery/integration (CI/CD) toolchain, we’re referring to a superset of tools—many with overlapping capabilities—for helping organizations achieve faster and safer deployment velocity.  This encompasses a broad range of solutions: provisioning tools, orchestration tools, testing frameworks, configuration management (CM) and automation platforms, and more. Comparisons between CM products … Read More

How to Determine an Optimal DevOps Approach for Organizations


General Recommendations Cloud-based services are incredibly capable and powerful but require an ongoing commitment by all parties involved. New AWS services are being added at a near-exponential rate while refinements to previous service capabilities continue to change. Each client’s needs and aspirations are unique and must be addressed in exquisite detail as there is no standard approach available. How to … Read More

Use AWS Datasync to Migrate your On-premise Windows File Server to Amazon FSx


Migrate to AWS FSx Maintaining an on-premise Windows file server involves numerous time consuming tasks and their associated costs, including the original costs of purchasing the hardware and software, additional costs for hardware and software updates, hiring staff to maintain the system updates, patching, backing up, monitoring and so on. This post will teach you how to Migrate to AWS … Read More

Accelerate Time to Market with AWS Cloudformation and Devops


Leverage Devops to Accelerate Time to Market on AWS Time to market – or executing a well-timed, efficient product launch – can be extremely challenging.  For many startups, the key to success and survival is the capability to quickly get to market and to then have the ability to rapidly adjust the product or service when necessary. Providing the right … Read More

Building a CI/CD pipeline for cross-account deployment of an AWS Lambda API with the Serverless Framework


Modern-day applications that reside on AWS have several distinct environments and accounts, such as dev, test, and staging. An application has to go through an elaborate process of deployment and testing in these environments before reaching its final destination. To achieve automated deployment of the application across different environments, you must use CI/CD pipelines. Different DevOps models have been proposed … Read More

New – AWS Application Discovery Service – Plan Your Cloud Migration

Back in the mid-1980’s, I was working on a system that was deployed on Wall Street. Due to a multitude of project constraints, I had to do most of my debugging on-site, spending countless hours in a data center high above Manhattan. The data center occupied an entire floor of the high-rise. Close to the end of my time there, … Read More