One of the major IT trends in recent years has been the increase in automation and a simultaneous decrease in the need for manual intervention. Another big hit is ‘microservices’.
Recently, my team came up with the idea of utilizing these key technological developments to build a flawless infrastructure that can be continuously improved and monitored with minimal manual effort.
While numerous IT groups are still dependant on manual steps, custom scripts and obsolete tools, the DevOps team at QBurst took to automating infrastructure management. With this, we were able to oversee the infrastructure, reduce errors, and perform seamless deployments and monitoring.
In this blog, I would like to introduce the concept of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using the example of deploying a microservice to Amazon ECS. (more…)