An introduction to AWS CloudFormation automation

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Sarah Lean

Sarah Lean

Senior Solutions Architect

Octopus Deploy

Derek Campbell

Derek Campbell

Principal Solutions Architect

Octopus Deploy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform providing compute power, content delivery, database services, and more.

Cloud platforms make it easy to get resources when you need them. They also provide access to the latest technology, so you stay competitive.

AWS CloudFormation is a tool that helps you quickly and consistently provision your AWS resources using code. By combining Octopus Runbooks with AWS CloudFormation, you can build your application infrastructure and tear it down whenever you need to.

In this webinar, Sarah Lean will walk through:

  • An introduction to AWS
  • An introduction to AWS CloudFormation
  • How to provision and tear down AWS resources with runbook automation

Meet the speakers

Sarah Lean

Sarah Lean

Senior Solutions Architect – Octopus Deploy

Sarah is a Senior Solutions Architect at Octopus Deploy. She enjoys helping people learn about technology and solve problems. Passionate about helping the next generation find their way and succeed in their own IT careers, you'll often find Sarah volunteering her time at STEM events. In 2017 Sarah founded the Glasgow Azure User Group, a community collective who meets bimonthly to network and discuss the latest in technology. Her enthusiasm in the field of technology has given her the opportunity to speak at public events, most notably, Microsoft Ignite.

Derek Campbell

Derek Campbell

Principal Solutions Architect – Octopus Deploy

Derek Campbell is a Principal Solutions Architect at Octopus Deploy in the Community team. Derek is passionate about helping and building Communities and has previously worked in Customer Solutions, where he helped some of the largest customers of Octopus be successful. During his time in DevOps and automation consultancy, Derek has automated CI/CD pipelines and helped lead and implement CI/CD at numerous companies worldwide. Derek is passionate about helping organizations and people improve using technology to help their personal and business objectives.