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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What about container security?

What about container security?

 27.08.2018, last updated 05.03.2021 -  Jeremy T. Bouse

With normal legacy server security you would routinely scan your servers for vulnerabilities, but with the move to using containers this methodology for vulnerability detection doesn’t exactly fit as you would typically build the container and move it along through your environments during the software development life cycle. So how do we check our containers to ensure they are as secure as our old servers? How do you know your image is still secure after it’s been built?

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Working with ECS

Working with ECS

 22.08.2018, last updated 05.03.2021 -  Jeremy T. Bouse

By this point we should have a VPC in place and our Private tier subnets can route out either a NAT Gateway or VPN Connection that performs NAT, we can then begin to look at deploying applications into the environment in earnest. In my environment I’ve made the choice to use containers as much as possible so the most logical next step is to setup an Elastic Container Service (ECS)  cluster.

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