Getting Started With AWS Ansible Module Development and Community Contribution

We often hear from cloud admins and developers that they’re interested in giving back to Ansible and using their knowledge to benefit the community, but they don’t know how to get started.  Lots of folks may even already be carrying new Ansible modules or plugins in their local environments, and are looking to get them Read more about Getting Started With AWS Ansible Module Development and Community Contribution[…]

Bringing Order to the Cloud: Day 2 Operations in AWS with Ansible

Cloud environments do not lend themselves to manual management or interference, and only thrive in well-automated environments. Many cloud environments are created and deployed from a known definition/template, but what do you do on day 2? In this blog post, we will cover some of the top day 2 operations use cases available through our Read more about Bringing Order to the Cloud: Day 2 Operations in AWS with Ansible[…]

Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship

The Jenkins project relies heavily on its infrastructure. We use websites like www.jenkins.io and plugins.jenkins.io, ticketing systems like issues.jenkins.io , CI/CD infrastructure like ci.jenkins.io , and many other services. Just to provide some context about the Jenkins infrastructure scale, here are some stats from April 2020: Over 600 000 people visited www.jenkins.io Over 250 000 Read more about Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship[…]

Introducing the AWS Secrets Manager Credentials Provider for Jenkins

API keys and secrets are difficult to handle safely, and probably something you avoid thinking about. In this post I’ll show how the new AWS Secrets Manager Credentials Provider plugin allows you to marshal your secrets into one place, and use them securely from Jenkins. When CI/CD pipelines moved to the public cloud, credential management Read more about Introducing the AWS Secrets Manager Credentials Provider for Jenkins[…]