DevOps Engineering on
AWS Cloud Services
Frequent technological innovation and changing customer demands have dramatically increased business dependency on rapid responsiveness. The need to react and respond to changes quickly has become vital to business. The competitiveness of a business is now defined by Agility – the speed which it is able to adapt to changes and meet its go-to-market targets.To become agile, enterprises have to make the paradigm shift by harnessing the combined forces of Automation and the DevOps approach. Automation makes processes consistent, repeatable, reliable, and quick. It ensures cost effectiveness, optimized productivity and enhanced scalability.
DevOps approach makes the process speedy, reliable, up-to-date and possible.
At NexiiLabs, we have embraced the concept of DevOps principles and practices and made it the bedrock of all our processes. Coupling it with our existing expertise in automation, our team has successfully executed and delivered DevOps projects with exceptional results.
Based on our extensive experience working on various AWS tools, we are now proud to state that our DevOps engineering skills on AWS cloud is second to none.
Agility Delivered through DevOps
DevOps has been varyingly described as a practice, an approach, a philosophy and an evolving methodology. It is in fact nothing but a sincere attempt to bridge the gap between developers and operations. It aims at enhancing the cooperation, and communication between the two functions, to the betterment of the organization as a whole.
DevOps streamlines software development, facilitates IT operations and maintenance.
DevOps and AWS
Amazon web Services (AWS) offers enterprises a suite of services aimed at supporting DevOps practices. These services enable rapid building and delivering of products. These include simplifying of provisioning and managing infrastructure, deployment of application code, software release process automation and application and infrastructure performance monitoring.
As AWS technology partners, NexiiLabs has adopted DevOps practices and leverages the services and tools to -
- Deliver applications and services at high velocity
- Enhance and improve products at accelerated speeds as compared to traditional methods.
This ensures that we better serve our customers and strengthen their competitive position in the market.
DevOps enables measurement and visualization through
- Automated build, test and deployment across environments
- Helps measure and visualize throughput and stability.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) supports DevOps through its services and tools. Among them are -
Amazon CodeCommit is a managed service that offers code storage in private Git Repositories
AWS CodePipeline allows the release of software using Continuous Delivery.
Amazon API Gateway allows secure API with easy scalability.
Amazon CloudFront for Global Content Delivery Network (CDN) services are other AWS services available.
AWS Config serves the need for governance accountability and security that helps resource inventory, configuration history and Change Notification services.
AWS CloudTrail offers an audit trail with user activity and AWS API call recording.
Amazon CloudWatch has monitoring, alarms and dashboards.
Amazon CodeDeploy enables automated code deployment
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud or Amazon EC@ is a virtual Server Hosting service. Amazon EC@ Container Service is a docker management service AWS Elastic Beanstalk is a Virtual Server Hosting service available for those who are looking to move to the cloud.
AWS Lambda is available for decoupled services
DevOps supports high performance in enterprises. DevOps -
Eliminates bottlenecks, increases innovation, reduces time-to-market Reduces costs
Enables easy scalability and reliable services for customers.
Makes available high quality software in shorter development life cycles
What is common to Amazon, Google, facebook, Twitter,Netflix...?
All are high performing organizations known for reliability, stability, security and customer responsiveness.
All are early adopters and followers of DevOps principles.
(Source: The Phoenix Project)
Benefits of the DevOps Approach -
Enables easy scalability
Delivers high quality software in shorter development life cycle