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Cloud Security Automation by Prashant Priyam

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Automate deployment – AWS OpsWorks

AWS OpsWorks provides configuration management using managed Chef and Puppet instances. This helps you automate your deployment, configuration, and management processes.

In AWS OpsWorks, we create a stack that is a collection of resources such as your web server, load balancer, and database servers. After that, we have a layer where we define the configuration of components. As per AWS:

"A layer is a blueprint for a set of Amazon EC2 instances. It specifies the instance's settings, associated resources, installed packages, profiles, and security groups."

After adding the layer, we have a list of the instances that will be running our workload, and then the application will be deployed on the infrastructure. ...

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