How can we combine CloudFormation and Beanstalk?
- CF has a beanstalk resource type.
- Slam beanstalk into your CF templates
How do we prevent RDS data loss when beanstalk deleted?
- Decouple RDS instances from beanstalk app; launch separately
- Mod inbound rules to allow access from beanstalk to RDS
Can we use CDK instead of CF?
- Sure, it’s more concise if you prefer Python / TypeScript etc
- It still resolves to CF under the hood
Which deployment targets can we use with CodeDeploy?
How do we avoid reinventing the wheel in the CDK?
- Use AWS Construct Library
Can you do serverless stuff in the CDK?
- Yes, or use SAM, it’s a similar vibe
In ASG: How to make sure old instances aren’t terminated until new instances are up and running?
AutoScalingReplacingUpdate: WillReplace = true