When deciding which Infrastructure as Code tool to use for deploying resources in AWS, Terraform is often a favored choice and should therefore be a staple in every DevOps Engineer’s toolbox. While Terraform can increase your team’s performance quite significantly even when used locally, embedding your Terraform workflow in a CI/CD pipeline can boost your organization’s efficiency and deployment reliability even more. By adding automated validation tests, linting as well as security and compliance checks you additionally ensure that your infrastructure adheres to your company’s standards and guidelines. In this blog post, I would like to show you how you can leverage the AWS Code Services CodeCommit, CodeBuild, and CodePipeline in combination with Terraform to build a fully-managed CI/CD pipeline for Terraform.
Articles tagged with "S3"
Working with datasets in pandas will almost inevitably bring you to the point where your dataset doesn’t fit into memory. Especially parquet is notorious for that since it’s so well compressed and tends to explode in size when read into a dataframe. Today we’ll explore ways to limit and filter the data you read using push-down-predicates. Additionally, we’ll see how you can do that efficiently with data stored in S3 and why using pure pyarrow can be several orders of magnitude more I/O-efficient than the plain pandas version.
In hybrid architectures, serverless functions work together with container solutions. Lambda logs have to be translated when you don`t choose CloudWatch Logs. The old way of doing this is through subscription filters using additional Lambda functions for log transformation. With the Lambda Telemetry API there is a more elegant, performant and cost-effective way. I am using Grafana Loki as a working example and show you how to build a working Lambda-Loki Telemetry APi extension.
When you start out learning about S3, the experts and documentation will tell you that you should think of S3 as a flat key-value store that doesn’t have any hierarchical structure. Then you go ahead and create your first S3 bucket in the console, and what the interface shows you is a nice big “Create Folder” button. You may be justifiably confused - didn’t I just learn that there are no folders, directories, or hierarchy in S3?
In modern architectures, Lambda functions co-exist with containers. Cloud Native Observability is achieved with open telemetry. I show you how to send open telemetry traces from Lambda to a Jaeger tracing server. Let’s see how this compares to the X-Ray tracing service.
We know how to follow traces with the X-Ray SDK. Now there is AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry claiming to do this better. Let’s build CDK examples for Lambda with TypeScript/Python/Go and find out who is the better spy in this game.
There are several ways to perform espionage activities in the life of a serverless app, which all battle for your attention. Time for the advent of counterintelligence: We want answers! - And CDK/Source examples of how to use it! Here we go, Serverless spy vs spy in four chapters, each post published after you light the next candle.
There is no (milli)second chance for the first impression. Many websites today mess this up badly. When I need to wait 10 seconds for the content to load - I am out. What about you? I show you how to optimize the speed in four steps with S3, CloudFront and Amplify.