Idan Lupinsky's Blog

Static Site Deployment using AWS CloudFront, S3 and the CDK

Learn how to deploy a secure and performant static site using CloudFront, S3 and the Cloud Development Kit (CDK)

Posted February 25, 2022 ‐ 7 min read

ECS Service Auto-Scaling with the CDK

In this article we'll learn how to auto-scale a containerized service on the ECS platform. We'll review the role of the Application Auto-Scaling Service in AWS and use the Cloud Development Kit (CDK) to provision and configure our service.

Posted May 14, 2021 ‐ 14 min read

Python Service Deployment with the CDK, ECS and Fargate

In this article we’ll introduce a framework called the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK). We'll use the CDK to model and provision our ECS infrastructure as well as deploy a bare-bones Python service to the ECS cluster.

Posted May 14, 2021 ‐ 12 min read

Application Monitoring with Micrometer, Prometheus, Grafana, and CloudWatch

In this article we'll learn about metrics by building a demo monitoring stack using docker compose. We'll use a Spring Boot application with built-in metrics as our instrumented example. We'll use both Prometheus and CloudWatch Metrics as our chosen monitoring systems. Finally, we'll set up Grafana and prepare a simple dashboard.

Posted May 13, 2021 ‐ 15 min read