Video: Talk Summary If you know how to respond to a situation why not automate the response? NoOps (no operations) is a concept that an IT environment can become so automated and abstracted from the underlying infrastructure that there is no need for a dedicated team to manage software in-house. AWS provides variety of tools to perform automation and in this talk we will show you some of the tools and interconnect them to automate in efforts to reduce operational overhead.
Video Description EC2 instances can be launched in seconds with a few clicks. Some instances have short lifespan and gets terminated in few hours or days, while some instances live for a longer period of time - months or years. All instances that are running must have their OS updated regularly. Vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed, Spectre and Meltdown reminds us that patch management is a crucial component of operational excellence.
This is how an Amazon EC2 instance was instantiated in 2011! The moment you realise that even Cloud has a legacy version!