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Monitoring Your Microservices on AWS with Terraform and Grafana – Security


Welcome back! This is the last part of this series. If this is the first you’ve ever seen, we recommend reading previous parts first. So, there is an application you’ve created. It consists of multiple microservices talking to each other and some monitoring tools. Now, let’s encrypt this communication. Securing backend services Our Java backend […]




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IoT SaaS – Why Automotive Industry Should Care, and Which AWS IoT or Azure IoT is Better to Use as a Base Platform For Connected Vehicle Development


We’re connected. There’s no doubt about it. At work, at home, in town, on holidays. Our life is no longer divided into offline and online, digital and analog. Our life is somewhere in between, and it happens in both worlds at once. Also in our car, where we expect access to data, instant updates, entertainment, […]




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Monitoring Your Microservices on AWS with Terraform and Grafana – Basic Microservices Architecture


Do you have an application in the AWS cloud? Do you have several microservices you would like to monitor? Or maybe you’re starting your new project and looking for some good-looking, well-designed infrastructure? Look no further – you are in the right place! We’ve spent some time building and managing microservices and cloud-native infrastructure so […]




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Serverless Architecture with AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK)


The IT world revolves around servers – we set up, manage, and scale them, we communicate with them, deploy software onto them, and restrict access to them. In the end, it is difficult to imagine our lives without them. However, in this “serverfull” world, an idea of serverless architecture arose. A relatively new approach to […]




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Automating Your Enterprise Infrastructure. Part 2: Cloud Infrastructure as Code in practice (AWS Cloud Formation example)


Given that you went through Part 1 of the Infrastructure automation guide, and you already know basic Infrastructure as Code and AWS Cloud Formation concepts, we can proceed with getting some hands-on experience! Note that in this article, we’ll build Infrastructure as Code scripts for the infrastructure described by Michal Kapiczynski in the series of mini-articles. HINT […]




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Automating Your Enterprise Infrastructure. Part 1: Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure as Code (AWS Cloud Formation example)


This is the first article of the series that presents the path towards automated infrastructure deployment. In the first part, we focus on what Infrastructure as Code actually means, its main concepts and gently fill you in on AWS Cloud Formation. In the next part, we get some hands-on experience building and spinning up Enterprise […]




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How to Run Selenium BDD Tests in Parallel with AWS Lambda – Lambda Handlers


In our first article about Selenium BDD Tests in Parallel with AWS Lambda, we introduce parallelization in the Cloud and give you some insights into automating testing to accelerate your software development process. By getting familiar with the basics of Lambda Layers architecture and designing test sets, you are now ready to learn more about […]




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How to Run Selenium BDD Tests in Parallel with AWS Lambda


Have you ever felt annoyed because of the long waiting time for receiving test results? Maybe after a few hours, you’ve figured out that there had been a network connection issue in the middle of testing, and half of the results can go to the trash? That may happen when your tests are dependent on […]




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The Path Towards Enterprise Level AWS Infrastructure – Load Balancing and Application Deployment


Let’s finish up the process of building our AWS infrastructure and discover the last crucial elements of the AWS Cloud needed for our highly available, secure and fault-tolerant cloud system. This article is the third and the last one of the mini-series which walks you through the process of creating an enterprise-level AWS infrastructure and […]




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The Path Towards Enterprise Level AWS Infrastructure – EC2, AMI, Bastion Host, RDS


Let’s pick up the thread of our journey into the AWS Cloud, and keep discovering the intrinsics of the cloud computing universe while building a highly available, secure and fault-tolerant cloud system on the AWS platform. This article is the second one of the mini-series which walks you through the process of creating an enterprise-level […]




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The Path Towards Enterprise Level AWS Infrastructure – Architecture Scaffolding


This article is the first one of the mini-series which will walk you through the process of creating an enterprise-level AWS infrastructure. By the end of this series, we will have created an infrastructure comprising a VPC with four subnets in two different availability zones with a client application, backend server, and a database deployed […]




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Serverless – Why, When and How?


This is the first article of the mini-series that will get you started with a Serverless architecture and the Function-as-a-Service execution model – whose popularity is constantly growing. In this part, you will get answers to some of the most popular questions regarding Serverless, including: what is it, why it’s worth your attention, how does […]