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AWS Custom Resources

AWS Custom Resources

We love to use AWS CloudFormation to deploy our environments. Its like configuration management for our AWS infrastructure in the sense that we write a desired state as code and apply it to our environment. But sometimes, there are tasks that we want to complete that aren’t part of CloudFormation. For instance, what if we… Continue Reading

Add AWS Web Application Firewall to Protect your Apps

Add AWS Web Application Firewall to Protect your Apps

Some things change when you move to the cloud, but other things are very much the same. Like protecting your resources from outside threats. There are always no-gooders out there trying to steal data, or cause mayhem like in those Allstate commercials. Our first defense should be well written applications, requiring authentication, etc and with… Continue Reading

Who is Heptio?

Who is Heptio?

There are a dozen new technologies being introduced every day that never amount to anything, while others move on to create completely new methodologies for how we interact with IT. Just like virtualization changed the way data centers operate, containers are changing how we interact with our applications and Kubernetes (K8s in short hand) seems… Continue Reading