A Bref Interlude

A Bref Interlude

 26.02.2021, last updated 05.03.2021 -  Jeremy T. Bouse

I’ll taka a brief break from the direct AWS infrastructure and discuss another piece of the puzzle I needed to address while moving all of my website to operate within a more serverless capacity. I had my GNU Privacy Guard Key Policy site I’d developed back in ‘08 using PHP3 and until recently had not really found a way to move it to the cloud without running instances.

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Standardizing the Zone

Standardizing the Zone

 23.02.2021, last updated 05.03.2021 -  Jeremy T. Bouse

Take a look as I break down how I approached the redesign of my AWS environment starting with how I approached standardizing all of my Route53 Hosted Zones. I wanted to maintain a base default expectation every time a new zone was created within the environment. Beyond just defining the domain for the zone, I wanted to insure that certain records and services were setup and/or established ready to be used.

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Starting Over Again but Not Completely

Starting Over Again but Not Completely

 20.02.2021, last updated 05.03.2021 -  Jeremy T. Bouse

Eventually change comes to us all. We learn new skills and find flaws in existing tools we have been using to work with. That time is upon us here… After coming up against challenge after challenge with using CloudFormation I have since turned to Terraform and begun finally completing the task of automating the entire environment and minimizing manual efforts.

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