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Jean-Klaas Gunnink

DevOps Engineer living in Perth, Western Austalia


Cross-Account Inception Pipeline with AWS CDK

Using the AWS CDK to deploy a self managing pipeline for controlling your cloud-hosted application using infrastructure as code, utilising cross-account deployments in a repeatable fashion

Jean-Klaas Gunnink

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The inception pipeline which Mechanical Rock’s very own Pete Yandell pioneered back in early 2018 was created as a way to manage a pipeline through code, which even has the ability to update itself through CloudFormation steps. What I love about it is not only the self managing aspect, but also that there is checked in history (so you can easily go back to a point in time), accountability, and repeatability. Because you’re not using the console to setup your infrastructure,…

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