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What’s New with the SAA-C03 AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam this 2022?


The AWS Training and Certification team recently announced that there’s yet another version release of its popular AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam will be released this August 30, 2022. Its new exam version would be SAA-C03. Take note that the current version (SAA-C02) will only be available on August 29, 2022 so you still have time to recertify. The new SAA-C03 will be focused on Security, as shown on its official exam guide.' History of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam (SAA-C03) Let’s take a look at the brief history first of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam. It all began in [...]

What’s New with the SAA-C03 AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam this 2022?2022-03-06T12:11:04+00:00

Lifecycle Event Hooks in CodeDeploy


Bookmarks Events Things To Consider In biology, life cycle refers to the series of stages or events that occur during an organism’s lifetime. Lifecycle also applies when automating software deployment on AWS CodeDeploy. Lifecycle event hooks refer to the series of events that describes how a deployment is accomplished. It allows you to control or perform actions on different stages of your deployment. In the traditional way, whenever you release a new feature for your application, you would have to manually disable the app and install the code. If the code resides in a repository [...]

Lifecycle Event Hooks in CodeDeploy2021-06-13T23:57:27+00:00

AWS CodeCommit Repository


Amazon Web Services, with its ever-growing breadth of services, offers a fully-managed version control system where developers can privately store their application source code like Github or Bitbucket. CodeCommit can be used as a staging ground coupled with CodeDeploy and CodePipeline to seamlessly deploy code to Amazon EC2 instances.  In this article, I will discuss how we can leverage Amazon SNS to send notifications whenever there are events in our repository. This is particularly useful when we need to keep our work colleagues up-to-date if there are events in our repository. Triggers are used for two things. The first is [...]

AWS CodeCommit Repository2021-05-05T12:20:15+00:00

AWS CodeStar


A cloud‑based software development service that provides the tools you need to quickly develop, build, and deploy applications on AWS. CodeStar is commonly used along with CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline for a robust CI/CD toolchain. Features Each AWS CodeStar project comes with a project management dashboard, including an integrated issue tracking capability that uses Atlassian JIRA Software. With the project management dashboard, you have a unified user interface to monitor application activity, and track progress across all stages of your software development process, including code commits, builds, tests, and deployments. AWS CodeStar provides you a variety of project templates [...]

AWS CodeStar2021-05-05T12:18:58+00:00

AWS CodeCommit


Bookmarks Concepts Repository Features File Features Pull Requests Commit and Branch Features Migration from Git repositories to CodeCommit High Availability Security Monitoring Pricing Limits A fully-managed source control service that hosts secure Git-based repositories, similar to Github. You can create your own code repository and use Git commands to interact with your own repository and other repositories. You can store and version any kind of file, including application assets such as images and libraries alongside your code. The AWS CodeCommit Console lets you visualize your code, [...]

AWS CodeCommit2021-05-06T09:24:31+00:00

Instrumenting your Application with AWS X-Ray


Bookmarks Instrumenting your Node.js application Instrumenting your Java application Instrumenting your C# .Net application Instrumenting your Python application Instrumenting your Go application Instrumenting your Node.js application The AWS X-Ray SDK for Node.js provides middleware that you can use to instrument incoming HTTP requests. You need to add the SDK to your application’s dependencies, usually via package.json. Initialize the SDK client and add it to your application prior to declaring routes. var AWSXRay = require('aws-xray-sdk'); AWSXRay.setDaemonAddress('host:port'); app.use(AWSXRay.express.openSegment('MyApp'));       3. Lastly, use the SDK exceptions after declaring routes. app.get('/', function (req, res) [...]

Instrumenting your Application with AWS X-Ray2021-05-06T11:11:54+00:00



Bookmarks Concepts Features How X-Ray Works Pricing AWS X-Ray-related Cheat Sheets Validate Your Knowledge AWS X-Ray analyzes and debugs production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With X-Ray, you can identify performance bottlenecks, edge case errors, and other hard to detect issues. Concepts A segment provides the name of the compute resources running your application logic, details about the request sent by your application, and details about the work done. A segment can break down the data about the work done into subsegments. A subsegment can contain [...]

AWS X-Ray2021-05-06T10:27:00+00:00

AWS CodeBuild


Bookmarks Concepts Features Monitoring and Security Pricing Additional Training Materials: AWS CodeBuild Video Courses on Udemy A fully managed continuous integration service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages that are ready to deploy. Concepts A build project defines how CodeBuild will run a build. It includes information such as where to get the source code, which build environment to use, the build commands to run, and where to store the build output. A build environment is the combination of operating system, programming language runtime, and tools used by [...]

AWS CodeBuild2021-07-08T00:47:50+00:00

AWS CodePipeline


Bookmarks Concepts Features Limits Pricing Validate Your Knowledge A fully managed continuous delivery service that helps you automate your release pipelines for application and infrastructure updates. You can easily integrate AWS CodePipeline with third-party services such as GitHub or with your own custom plugin. Concepts A pipeline defines your release process workflow, and describes how a new code change progresses through your release process. A pipeline comprises a series of stages (e.g., build, test, and deploy), which act as logical divisions in your workflow. Each stage is made up of a sequence [...]

AWS CodePipeline2021-07-08T00:50:45+00:00

AWS CodeDeploy


Bookmarks Concepts Features Monitoring Pricing AWS CodeDeploy-related Cheat Sheets: Validate Your Knowledge A fully managed deployment service that automates software deployments to a variety of compute services such as Amazon EC2, AWS Fargate, AWS Lambda, and your on-premises servers. Concepts An Application is a name that uniquely identifies the application you want to deploy. CodeDeploy uses this name, which functions as a container, to ensure the correct combination of revision, deployment configuration, and deployment group are referenced during a deployment. Compute platform is the platform on which CodeDeploy deploys an application [...]

AWS CodeDeploy2021-07-19T23:22:24+00:00

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