Posts tagged as AWS:

AWS Summit 2017 in Berlin

23.05.2017
Joern Barthel

The AWS summit 2017 in Berlin is done and was an increasingly busy (even compared to last years edition) but tremendously fun affair. We've attended with six collegues and sponsored the event as bronze partner while featuring our AWS and Atlassian…

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Serverless Conference London 2016

14.11.2016
David Wabnitz

Almost two weeks ago I went to the Serverless Conference in London - as far as I know the first and currently only - conference series dedicated to serverless technologies, architectures and the surrounding vendor ecosystem and their respective user…

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Terraform 101 - protect your origins

30.08.2016
Joern Barthel

With the advent of Terraform we've been migrating more and more of our custom executable infrastructure tooling away from different custom toolchains (in Ruby, Python and Node) and CloudFormation stacks towards Terraform. This journey has recently…

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2017 belongs to the IoT - are you ready?

26.08.2016
Adriana Kafara

Cloud providers already started bracing up for the IoT cloud war - Amazon was the last years winner, but Microsoft Azure is hot on AWS heels.

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Adding a layer of security with the help of API gateways

27.06.2016
Jan Nabbefeld

tl;dr: How to create a unified API and implement additional business logic to orchestrate a micro-service infrastructure setup? What set of features an API gateway solution needs to provide in general? Is Amazon API Gateway ready to take over that…

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AWS KMS and envsec

10.05.2016
Joern Barthel

Another useful property of KMS is the possibility to split access between encryption and decryption operations. This makes it a convenient candidate for encrypting configuration secrets (such as database passwords or API keys), where encryption…

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Paid-by-Request Content Delivery with AWS

06.01.2016
Mathias Münscher

With the release of the AWS API Gateway in July 2015, Amazon has recently opened the gates to server-less web-apps, utilizing Lambda service as their computation component. This opens an exiting perspective for scalable microservices, as AWS offers…

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Better CloudFormation automation with tacks

04.08.2015
Joern Barthel

At kreuzwerker we implement at lot of projects running on AWS (with some small forays into GCP). When dealing with the ever increasing complexity of building those infrastructures we tend to put every operation performed into some piece of…

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Docker hosts deployment pattern using images, systemd and cloud-init

09.02.2015
Jan Nabbefeld

The deployment pattern for setting up services in a cloud environment I'm going to follow has somewhat changed over the past weeks. The reason is mainly container based application deployments. This appears for AWS as well as for (more or less…

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Minimal Docker base image for aws-cli

20.01.2015
Jan Nabbefeld

In my last post I demonstrated how to build a minimal Docker image for the cron-container. All in all this approach works pretty well for the described use case. Following this road I wanted to use aws-cli for periodical AWS infrastructure updates.…

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