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  • Jenkins - In AWS

    I had someone reach out for help with regarding jenkins in ec2. There are miriade of how to posts out there but none are super straightforward. In this post we will: Deploy an ec2 instance Leverage “userdata” to install jenkins Deploy a ALB to redirect port 80 to 8080 Create...

  • EFS + Lambda + EC2 a simple Intro

    On the 18th of June 2020 AWS released EFS for Lambda. This is a pretty great release that provides serverless architectures a way to implement common tasks such as large libraries ( Lambda is limited to 50mb per function zipped deployment package, though you can leverage layers to expand this...

  • Lucee - Extentions running cfimage in lambda

    In the previouse article on CFML I provided a more indepth look at CFML in lambda. In this post we will explore how to install extentions so we can use functions such as cfimage of the AWS S3 extentions in cfml. The demo url is: https://ajzmevckf1.execute-api.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/Prod/image.cfm?img=https://cdn.kukiel.dev/cows.jpg You can try your...

  • Compiling Fuseless in Cloud 9 for Coldfusion/CFML in AWS Lambda

    In the previouse article on CFML I provided a very high level overview of CFML in Lambda. In this post I will show how easy it is to: Install a JDK on Cloud9 Install gradle for java projects Compile Fuseless from source Deploy a CFML mini app to AWS Lamba...

  • Running Coldfusion/CFML in AWS Lambda

    In a previous life I had worked on some Coldfusion projects. It was an interesting language, if you are not familiar you can read about the language itself here. ColdFusion is owned, built and supported by Adobe, though along the way a few open source CFML engines, Lucee, OpenDB and...