13 posts tagged with "aws"

How to Use CDK Outputs in Your InSpec Tests

As a programmer, hard-coding values in my code, even test code, feels dirty and it's usually not a scalable practice. Instead of hard-coding resource IDs in your InSpec tests, you can add Outputs to a CDK app and push those values to a JSON file that your InSpec tests can use.

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Introduction to AWS CloudFormation

With Infrastructure as Code, you can scale quicker and easier, improve your quality, control your costs and risks, and know your infrastructure better. Today, we'll dive deeper with a look at AWS CloudFormation, an Infrastructure as Code framework. We'll cover templates, stacks, and change sets, and then take a look at five examples to demonstrate some of the foundational features to get started.

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What is Infrastructure as Code?

Infrastructure as Code is the management of your infrastructure resources and their dependencies with code. In this post, we'll look at the benefits of using Infrastructure as Code over the manual and error-prone methods of the past, how it works, and some of the Infrastructure as Code framework choices you have.

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Setting Yourself Up for Failure

Part 3: Failing Better

I’ve had a lot of opportunities for failure and for success in my career and I want to share with you how failure is actually a really good thing. And to give you some ways to fail better.

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Setting Yourself Up for Failure

Part 2: Culture

I’ve had a lot of opportunities for failure and for success in my career and I want to share with you how failure is actually a really good thing. And to give you some ways to fail better.

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Setting Yourself Up for Failure

Part 1: My Epic Fails

I’ve had a lot of opportunities for failure and for success in my career and I want to share with you how failure is actually a really good thing. And to give you some ways to fail better.

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AWS Certification Resource Guide

Part 2 - A Resource List

I share resources I’ve collected since starting my AWS certification journey, focused on AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified Developer Associate certifications.

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Moving on and trying something new

This week I started a new job and holy cow, it’s come with a bucket full of emotions! It’s a whole new role. A new company (not mine, not a new client, and not a startup or small biz). A new team.

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