AWS OpsWorks - Configuration as Code

Overview One of the foundations of a good Devops organization is stable, repeatable environments that can be managed through code. When a DevOps team is developing an.
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How DevOps Teams Automate with AWS CodeStar

DevOps teams share one common goal: to increase the frequency and quality of application deployments. AWS CodeStar is described as the AWS service to "Quickly Develop, Build, and.
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No Servers Needed: Host a Static Website With Amazon S3 and CloudFront

Hosting a website typically requires having a server to host it on, and if you need your website to handle a lot of traffic you will need multiple servers. However, if you have a.
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Post PetyaWrap - How to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Now that most have recovered from the hangover of the PetyaWrap ransomware attacks, it is Monday morning quarterback time. PetyaWrap was not a new ransomware with a zero day.
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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AWS Bill

Most people start experimenting with AWS by creating a few EC2 instances and maybe some S3 buckets to get a small application going. Once you start understanding how things work.
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AWS Best Practices: 3-Tier Infrastructure

As part of the AWS Best Practices series of posts we will talk about various topics from migration to tagging to security. Today we will discuss the 3 tier architecture pattern.
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