Sending AWS CodeBuild notifications to Microsoft Teams using lambda function

I’m currently working on s project that doubles down on serverless computing and consumption-based services in general. When it comes to serverless, usually, the first two things that come to mind are AWS Lambda and serverless framework (they nicely capitalize on the similarity of the approach with the product). They nicely play together and we use both, so as other AWS platform services.

When it comes to DevOps, we decided to go with CodeBuild as it can nicely be provisioned as a part of your core infrastructure. It works great, has a build definition that can be versioned in your repository and so on. However, when it comes to notifications it turns out that there are not many out-of-the-box integrations as let’s say in Azure DevOps and you will need a bit of coding / configuration to make it work.

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Sending AWS CodeBuild notifications to Microsoft Teams using lambda function

Chef scripts for standalone Sitecore provisioning as side-effects of Sitecore-Packer

It’s been a few months since I’ve published Packer templates for Sitecore. Their main purpose is to create Virtual Box images with a fully configured Sitecore instance. So far I have both updates for Sitecore 9.0 CMS and Sitecore Commerce 9.0.1 scripted there.

Recently one of my colleagues was tasked with a configuration of standalone commerce server in private cloud. ARM templates weren’t really useful there and we are too lazy to install everything manually. So we found an interesting side effect of Packer. Continue reading “Chef scripts for standalone Sitecore provisioning as side-effects of Sitecore-Packer”

Chef scripts for standalone Sitecore provisioning as side-effects of Sitecore-Packer