In August of 2018, GorillaStack collaborated with Polar 7 and Amazon for a “Hands On Day” focused on how to AWS Environment Optimisation.
Optimise Your AWS Environment
Concentrating on the Well Architected Framework, the days were a good opportunity for organisations to get an overview on optimising environments to be:
- Highly Secure
- Operationally Excellent
- Cost Optimised
Open Source AWS Resources
Those who attended will have been made aware of 3 CloudFormation templates written by Elliott Spira, GorillaStack CTO.
- vpc.yml – for a vpc stack with 3 public and 3 private subnets, NAT Gateway, Internet Gateway and all routing.
- sandbox.yml – for a sandbox environment, some Autoscaling groups, some standalone ec2 instances, RDS instances and a dynamoDB Table
- batch.yml – let’s create an awesome AWS Batch environment. Two queues and two compute environments. This is a great starting point with AWS Batch.
Additionally, GorillaStack has made a number of resources available to attendees and of course anyone who wants to take advantage of our code!
You can contact us on our slack channel to discuss anything about DevOps or about the day with our community.
You can also grab our open source code for automatic AWS resource tagging.
You can sign up for a free trial of GorillaStack.