There are many components under the Glue umbrella that can fit together into a cohesive big picture. In this introduction to Glue I’m explaining my version of this big picture.
Recent Articles on the tecRacer AWS Blog
CDK Infrastructure Testing - Part 2a - Implement Unit, Integration and Application Test for CDK Infrastructure and an EC2 Web Server Application
With CDK you create Infrastructure as Code - IaC. You can automate the test for the IaC code. The three test tastes -Unit, Integration and Application- should work closely together. Here I show you how. It is like the three steps of coffee tasting: 1 smell, 2 Taste, 3 Feel.
TL;DR You don`t need a DSL to do easy integration testing. With CDK available in go, infrastructure test can be programmed with GO packages easily.
CDK doesn’t offer every type of resource by default. Custom Resources allow us to overcome this limitation. Anything that can be created within a Lambda function, can be deployed as a Custom Resource, with its lifecycle being managed by CDK/CloudFormation. This blog posts explains how to set this up using the example of an user in a SimpleAD.
TL;DR with aws-sso-util and awsume sso and codecommmit is easy
In some rare cases it is important to know on which Operating System Terraform is being executed. Since there is (yet) no functionality that solves this by Terraform this hack can help in these situations.
We, as tecRacer, thrive on our individual and unique employees. In our new series “Insider Stories” Gerrit will tell you how he found his way to the company as well as how he experiences working for tecRacer.
Introduction As in traditional IT infrastructures, firms in regulated industries such as banks or energy providers have strict security requirements to comply with when using public cloud providers as well. However, cloud adoption is often driven by application development teams that are striving for increased speed and agility to launch new features in their application, but don’t care too much about those regulatory requirements. That makes it particularly important for IT governance functions to have effective tools to evaluate compliance with the aforementioned standards and gather evidence that can be provided to their internal or external auditors.