Tag: Automation

Automating DMS Endpoint S3 Target with a CloudFormation Custom Resource

Whether you are establishing an AWS Data Lake, or migrating services to the cloud, the AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) should be a tool in your toolkit. DMS is a relatively straight forward service to configure and supported by AWS Cloudformation, however there is a specific pattern that requires a customised process. Enter CloudFormation Lambda backed Custom Resources which we can leverage to automate these processes and continue to reap the benefits of deployed resources via CloudFormation

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Cloudformation Deep Dive

There are a few key criteria I look for in CloudFormation – If I’m in a multi-account strategy then I must be able to deploy the CloudFormation in all accounts and/or regions. Additionally I must be able to stand up multiple copies of the same stack in the same VPC and account and/or regions.

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