DevOps

Maximizing Visibility with AWS CloudFront’s Real-Time Logging Capabilities

Introduction In the modern digital era, having websites load quickly and smoothly is essential for a good user experience. Amazon CloudFront is a service designed to make this happen. It acts as a high-speed delivery system for web content, ensuring that websites load faster by storing copies of content closer to users. This reduces the […]

May 24, 2024

DevOps

Seamless Streams: Mastering Kafka Migration from EC2 to AWS MSK

Introduction In the world of data management, companies seek to streamline operations and enhance scalability. One key journey involves migrating self-managed Apache Kafka clusters from AWS EC2 to Amazon MSK. We executed such a migration for a client with zero downtime, offering insights and strategies in this blog. Motivations Behind Migration Scalability Limitations: Scaling self-managed […]

May 14, 2024

Application Security, Cloud, DevOps

Trivy: A Comprehensive Security Scanner

  Introduction CIS is a renowned nonprofit organization that offers recommendations for security best practices; offerings include a bunch of guidelines for configuring & securely K8s clusters. Trivy is a comprehensive container security auditing tool that brings the power of CIS (Center for Internet Security) compliance auditing to K8s clusters. Reason to Adopt Trivy? Trivy is […]

April 1, 2024

Agile, Android, Automation Testing

Elevating Testing Efficiency with Kubernetes: A Tester’s Guide

In the era of agile methodologies and DevOps practices, the traditional boundaries between roles are blurring, necessitating a collaborative approach across cross-functional teams. For testers, this entails gaining proficiency in tools beyond their traditional domain, including Kubernetes—a pivotal platform for container management. Let’s explore how test engineers can harness Kubernetes to expedite application quality assessment […]

March 28, 2024

Cloud, DevOps

Bicep Language For Deploying Azure Resources

Introduction  Bicep is a domain-specific language (DSL) that deploys Azure resources with declarative syntax. With a flexible syntax designed especially for Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, the Bicep language offers a useful way to manage Azure infrastructure installations.Bicep provides an attractive solution for environments where enterprises want to apply Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles. It […]

March 27, 2024

DevOps

AWS CodeGuru

Introduction AWS CodeGuru utilizes Machine Learning and Automated Reasoning to identify security and quality issues in your application code, offering guidance on addressing and resolving them. It provides a comprehensive offering of functionalities like: ● Code Review with Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer: This tool Profiler visualizes your application performance, showing you the methods that take the […]

March 24, 2024

AWS, DevOps

Cassandra Migration from Opsworks to AWS SSM Application Manager

Introduction AWS OpsWorks is a robust configuration management service designed to simplify infrastructure and application management. It automates tasks, streamlines operations, and ensures application reliability by simplifying the provisioning and configuration of resources like Amazon EC2 instances and databases. OpsWorks offers flexibility through support for Chef recipes and cookbooks, allowing users to maintain consistency in […]

March 22, 2024

AWS, Cloud, DevOps

Adding approval workflow to your GitHub Action

Introduction GitHub Actions has become an integral part of modern software development, streamlining continuous integration and delivery processes. However, users have longed for a straightforward approval flow, similar to Azure Pipelines. It offers a simplified way to incorporate approval steps into CI/CD pipelines. This update opens doors for users to enhance workflow control. Objective The […]

March 21, 2024

Application Security, Cloud, DevOps

AWS WAF – Web Application Firewall

Introduction AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications or APIs against common web exploits by monitoring and filtering the HTTP and HTTPS requests that reach your application. It allows you to create rules to block, allow, or monitor (count) web requests based on conditions that you define. AWS WAF […]

March 16, 2024