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Security, Best Practice und Hardening Checks mit der Prowler AMI

27th August 2021

Prowler Video (Click me :D) Hi Leute! Entwickeln in AWS macht Spaß und die Möglichkeiten coole Sachen zu bauen, scheinen unendlich. Aber sind diese tollen Sachen sicher und folgen sie AWS's Best Practices? Mit der Prowler AMI kannst du du mit weit…

Security, Best Practice and Hardening Checks with the Prowler AMI

27th August 2021

Prowler Video (Click me :D) Hi Folks! Developing in AWS is fun and the possibilities to build cool stuff seem endless. But are these cool things secure and do they follow AWS's best practices? With Prowler AMI you can check just that with far over…

Automatisiertes AWS Security Feedback mit Prowler und AWS CDK

17th August 2021

Hi Leute! Toni De La Fluente hat das super coole AWS Security Tool Prowler entwickelt. Prowler ist ein cli tool für die Durchführung und Beratung von AWS Security Assessment, Auditing, Hardening and Incident Response. Mit mehr als 180 checks bietet…

Automated AWS Security Feedback with Prowler and AWS CDK

17th August 2021

Hi Folks! Toni De La Fluente has developed the super cool AWS Security Tool Prowler. Prowler is a cli tool for performing and consulting AWS Security Assessment, Auditing, Hardening and Incident Response. With more than 180 checks, Prowler provides…

Prowler Landingpage mit Figma

12th August 2021

Prowler Video (Click me :D) Hi Leute! Erst kürzlich habe ich meine neuestes AWS Security Product die Prowler AMI vorgestellt. Damit kannst du deine AWS Konfiguration auf Security, Best Practices, Cost Savings und mehr automatisiert überprüfen. Die…

Wordpress Posts automated with AWS CDK

8th August 2021

Hi Folks! My last post was about how to make a wordpress deployment more DevOps friendly using Docker and some cool scripts. Today I want to talk about another exciting task. The customer wants new wordpress posts to be created automatically using…

Wordpress Beiträge automatisieren mit AWS CDK

8th August 2021

Hi Leute! In meinem letzten Post ging es darum wie ich ein Wordpress Deployment mit Docker und ein paar coolen Scripts, DevOps freundlicher gestalten kann. Heute soll es um eine andere spannende Aufgabe gehen. Undzwar möchte der Kunde, dass mittels…

Wordpress mit Docker

3rd July 2021

Hi Leute! Für meinen neusten Kunden habe ich ein tolles AWS Backend mit AWS AppSync und vielen tollen weiteren AWS Services gebaut. Nun stehe ich aber vor der spannende Aufgabe die AppSync bzw. GraphQL API in einem Wordpress Frontend aufrufbar zu…

Wordpress with Docker

3rd July 2021

Hi guys! For my newest customer I built a great AWS backend with AWS AppSync and many other great AWS services. But now I'm faced with the exciting task of making the AppSync or GraphQL API callable in a Wordpress frontend. I have heard a lot about…

AWS Cloudformation deploying with Lambda

7th June 2021

Hi Folks! I am currently working on an exciting project where it should be possible to create Ec2 instances flexibly via an API. These instances should then be made available to the customer for training purposes. The instances should be customized…

AWS CDK Custom Construct Versions Checker

18th May 2021

Hi CDK Fans! With Custom Constructs it is possible to implement certain features as Level 2 AWS CDK Constructs. In fact, many of the AWS CDK Constructs already in use are already Level 2 Constructs. I have already built some custom constructs. There…

AWS QuickSight DataSet and DataSource CDK Custom Constructs

6th May 2021

Hi. In my previous blog posts I showed how to generate analytics from DynamoDB table using AWS QuickSight. Unfortunately, QuickSight is only minimally supported by Cloudformation and QuickSight's DataSource and DataSet are only on the roadmap so far…

AWS DynamoDB Analysis with QuickSight and AWS CDK - Quite big Tables

21st April 2021

Hi. In my last blogpost, I covered exciting work with AWS Athena and AWS QuickSight. If you want to do analytics from small AWS DynamoDB tables, everything should work smoothly. By small I mean a relatively small number of columns in the table. It…

AWS DynamoDB Analysis with QuickSight and AWS CDK

8th April 2021

Hi. AWS DynamoDB is an extremely performant and scalable NoSQL database. Due to the lack of a schema, data, called items in DynamoDb, can be extremely flexible. This also allows a kind of evolutionary development of the items by simply creating new…

A very cool DevOps AWS CDK Todolist

23rd February 2021

Hi. For a long time I've been dreaming of building a platform with a great DevOps experience. I want to have cool stuff in it like: Infrastructure as Code (IAC) CI / CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment) A staging e.g. dev, qa, prod…

Scrum und GitHub

11th February 2021

Hi. Unser Entwicklerteam hat ein spannendes Experiment ausprobiert. Wir arbeiten im Scrum und organisieren uns hauptsächlich mit GitHub. In diesem Artikel beschreibe ich wie wir GitHub dafür benutzen. Auch wenn ich schon seit ungefähr 5 Jahren…

Scrum and GitHub

11th February 2021

Hi. Our development team does an exciting experiment. We work in Scrum and organize ourselves mainly with GitHub. That works really great1. In this article I describe how we use GitHub for that. Even though I have experience with Scrum for about…

Docker Hub release with Projen

1st February 2021

Hi Projen folks. Projen is becoming popular. I've been using it myself for about half a year now and I'm still totally hooked. Recently I even managed to build a Docker Image Release Cycle to Docker Hub with it. My Docker InfluxDB Repo now…

IOT - Gasmeter goes digital

25th January 2021

Before it begins. Affiliates regarding the IOT devices are in the post Hi. A few weeks ago I presented my new IOT deployment here. It consists of a Raspberry 4 DE US UK, Zigbee Türsensor DE UK and the Zigbee Empfäger DE UK. The software that runs on…

Long term investing with Trading212

17th January 2021

Before it starts! The Trading212 link is an affiliate where you and I get each a share for free. Hi, I started with stocks in November 2020 and since them I am an active user of the trading app Trading212. The main reason is that I do not see a bank…

RC3 Summary

5th January 2021

Hi friends of the chaos, The 37th Congress has taken place from 27 - 30 December 2020 and due to the pandemic everything was remote. So the Chaos Congress got the name RC3. This was my very first Chaos Computer Club event that I attended. How great…

Raspberry 4 IOT with AWS CDK Pipeline automated Deployment

2nd January 2021

Hi Raspberry Friends. Note: I have used commission links in this article and marked them with "*". Since recently I can call myself owner of a Raspberry. On Cyber Monday I bought a *Raspberry 4 with 4 GB. I have had previous experiences with Home IOT…

ALPS Helper Library

19th December 2020

Hi :). The new ALPS Converter I developed makes it possible to convert an ALPS specification (spec short) to OpenApi, GraphQL or other APIs. Other great features of my ALPS unified library are: automatic versioned releasing to NPM, PyPi, Maven and…

ALPS API combined with AWS CDK

14th December 2020

Hi :). AWS offers many exciting Api technologies. Those include the AWS Api Gateway which is an implementation of a REST Api or AWS Appsync which implements a GRAPH QL Api. Each of these AWS Api implementations has its advantages and disadvantages…

Thankfulness

8th December 2020

A warm welcome, As we are now approaching the end of 2020, I would like to take this opportunity to show my gratitude. For this I would like to dedicate a whole blog post :). Even if it was different for many, for us 2020 was the best year as a…

Optimised Fasting

28th November 2020

Hi Low Carber :) In the last few months I have successfully lost a lot of weight with Optimised Fasting. Per week I have lost about 500 grams, that is half a kilo. I have already gained a lot of experience with fasting like water fasting. Optimised…

Alfresco 6.2 with OCR

24th November 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Object Character Recognition (short OCR) is a cool tool as it allows you to make your scanned documents incredible useful as it recognizes characters and words and makes those accessible in your document like through a PDF sandwich. A…

AWS Cognito Auth Mock

16th November 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler In my AWS project, where I can start, stop and schedule instances of Alfresco via REST API, I use AWS Cognito as identity provider for user management. Cognito makes it easy for me to create new users and give them the rights to access…

AWS CDK - PipelineApp Library - Automated Testing

9th November 2020

Hi CDK Fans, Recently I published a blog post about the AWS CDK PipelineApp Library I'm working on. If you are interested in the AWS CDK Pipeline you should read that one! Meanwhile I have used the library dozens of times in my projects and have…

AWS CDK - PipelineApp - A Library for Staging Pipelines

24th October 2020

Hi CDK Fans, Building AWS CDK pipelines is fun. Since the middle of this year (2020) there is even a high level CDK pipeline which brings many advantages like self-mutate, a simplified cross-account deployment and a better abstraction from the…

AWS CDK Let's build a Platform - Api Gateway

13th September 2020

Hi CDK Fans, Welcome back to my little series "AWS CDK Let's build a platform". In the previous episode AWS CDK Let's build a Platform - Frontend I explained how we build a cool static React Web App with AWS CDK for my company unimed.de. AWS CDK is a…

AWS CDK Let's build a Platform - Frontend

6th September 2020

Hi CDK fans, Since I have the great opportunity to help building a platform for my company unimed.de, I want to explain how it looks like. At the moment we are working on an exciting platform for efficient storage and retrieval of internal data. My…

Alfresco Signatures with Sinadura

14th August 2020

Sponsored by PMGA Tech Hi Alfrescans. Digital signatures are one of the most used forms of integrity checks on the Internet. Integrity check here means whether the document in question is the original and therefore not a fake or a modified version…

Create ACS Infrastructure easy with AWS CDK

26th July 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Infrastructure as code has been popular in DevOps for quite some time. One of the first pioneers of IaC (Infrastructure as Code) is AWS with Cloudformation. For this, cloudformation templates must be written in JSON or YAML. This works…

AWS CDK Apps deployed with Lambda

11th July 2020

Ahoy AWS CDK Fans Creating any number of Ec2 instances with a Lambda is no problem. But if you want to create more complex deployments such as LoadBalancer, Securitygroups, Scalingroups, etc. with a Lambda that is tricky! CDK Apps are a good choice…

Infrastruktur Optimieren mit CDK Solutions Constructs Teil II.

4th July 2020

Hi CDK Fans Im vorherigen Teil I habe ich das DynamoDB Stream to Lambda Solution Construct in mein Alfresco Provisioner CDK Deployment eingebaut und den Gewinn dadurch diskutiert. Diese Woche habe ich weitere CDK Solutions Constructs integriert. CDK…

Optimise Infrastructure with CDK Solutions Constructs Part II.

4th July 2020

Hi CDK Fans In the previous Part I I have built the DynamoDB Stream to Lambda Solution Construct into my Alfresco Provisioner CDK Deployment and discussed the benefits of doing so. This week I integrated more CDK Solutions Constructs. CDK Solutions…

Infrastruktur Optimieren mit CDK Solutions Constructs Teil I.

28th June 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler Kürzlich wurden die ersten CDK Solution Constructs released. Sie versprechen ein neues Abstraktionslevel für CDK Constructs indem sie oft genutzte Cloudformation Patterns in eigene CDK Constructs zusammenfassen. Zum Beispiel wenn ein API…

Optimize Infrastructure with CDK Solutions Constructs Part I.

28th June 2020

Ahoy AWS'ler Recently the first CDK Solution Constructs were released. It promise a new level of abstraction for CDK Constructs by combining often used Cloudformation patterns into their own CDK Constructs. For example, if you want to use an API…

ACS and APS Integration

14th June 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Some months ago I reported about an exciting project with the customer where we used the latest ACS and APS version. So far everything has been running smoothly. But now we were facing an exciting challenge. We wanted to start…

OpenApi generated Restic REST Server

6th June 2020

Hello folks :). In this article I want to tell you how easy it can be to create a backend REST server using OpenApi specifications. My ultimate goal is to make backups and the restore process of Alfresco data as easy as possible. After much research…

Alfresco meets Let's Encrypt

30th May 2020

Hi Alfrescans. During the Alfresco Hackathon in May 2020 I implemented a Docker Companion extension for the Docker Alfresco Installer to manage SSL certificates. These certificates can be used for HTTPS connections. The SSL certificates are issued…

The Alfresco Provisioner

19th May 2020

Hi Alfrescans. Have you ever installed Alfresco on an AWS Ec2 instance? Maybe even with Docker Compose? Even though Docker has made installing Alfresco easier, it is still a lot of work! First af all you have to create an Ec2 instance. To do this…

Alfresco Virtual Hack-a-thon May 2020 Summary

15th May 2020

Hi Alfhackas. The Alfresco hack-a-thon was great. What I liked most were the personal conversations with many great ex-colleagues and other Alfresco folks. In addition, I was able to learn valuable information about planned projects within Alfresco…

Alfresco Virtual Hack-a-thon May 2020

8th May 2020

Hi Alfrescans. On May 11, 2020, Alfresco will host a virtual hackathon. You can find the current project ideas here at hub.alfresco.com. With this post I want to invite you to participate. Why Participate? There can be several reasons why you should…

AWS CDK Multistacks for Test and Produktion

19th April 2020

Hi AWS Fans, Last time I described how well AWS CDK is suited for describing infrastructure as code. This article is about how CDK could look in a test and production environment. In my private project I have already implemented something like a…

AWS CDK Multistacks für Test und Produktion

18th April 2020

Hi AWS Fans, Wie gut sich AWS CDK zur Beschreibung in Code der Infrastruktur eignet habe ich ja bereits in einem vorherigen Beitrag beschrieben. In diesem Beitrag soll es darum gehen wie CDK in einer Test- und Produktionsumgebung aussehen könnte. In…

ACS and APS Deployment with Docker Compose

12th April 2020

Hi Alfrescans. It is time again to report about an exciting Alfresco partner project from me. For a customer here in Germany I am developing a POC which should use ACS 6.2 and APS 1.10. After a bit of persuasion, I was able to convince those involved…

AWS CDK Api Gateway with Swagger

5th April 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler and Swagger fans In the last post I showed how AWS CDK can be used as a welcome alternative to YAML for describing your cloud infrastructure. Working on my CDK project from I encountered a problem handling Swagger files. But first I want…

AWS CDK Api Gateway mit Swagger

4th April 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler und Swagger Fans Im letzten Post habe ich gezeigt wie AWS CDK genutzt werden kann als willkommende Alternative zu YAML als Infrastruckturbeschreibung. Während der Weiterentwicklung des CDK Beispiels ist mir ein Problem beim Umgang mit…

AWS CDK Tutorial with Travis Deployment

29th March 2020

Ahoy AWS folks For a private project I have been working on an AWS CDK example in the past few days. AWS offers a range of great AWS CDK examples. The experience I had was so good that I decided to write a blog post about it. I was fortunate to work…

AWS CDK Tutorial mit Travis Deployment

28th March 2020

Ahoi AWS'ler Für ein privates Projekt habe ich mich in den letzten Tagen an ein AWS CDK Example gemacht. AWS bietet eine Palette von tollen AWS CDK Beispielen. Die Erfahrung die ich gemacht habe, war so gut, dass ich mich entschlossen habe, einen…

Bash Script Contribution for the Alfresco Docker Installer

22nd March 2020

Hi Alfrescans, I made great experiences in my last project with the Alfresco Docker Installer. You can read more about it in my previous blog post. Now I am of course excited to add valuable new features to it. One of them is the Start Script which…

Alfresco's Amps and Jars Testing with Docker

17th March 2020

Hi Alfrescans, In this article I will describe how to use Docker to test Amps and Jars extensions for ACS. Share Customizations and Custom Content Models were developed for a customer of OBJECT, which I wanted further develop and test quickly and…

My Smart Home Experience

6th March 2020

Hi folks. As in October 2019 I had the amazing opportunity to buy a house in the beautiful town called Ludwigslust in Germany. It is an old but recently renovated lovely house. As I'm much interested in tech I couldn't wait to try some cool Smart…

Build an ADF App from Scratch

1st March 2020

Good day As mentioned in the previous Blog Post, I am working on an exciting AI prototype which uses ACS Community as a content management system. In addition, certain AI services are running and performing certain AI actions using the ACS interface…

My First Exciting Week at OBJECT

20th February 2020

Hello. In this article I briefly summarize the first week at OBJECT. For myself that has a couple of advantages. On one hand I practice writing articles and on the other hand it serves as a reflection on the previous days. As well for some of my…

From Alfresco to OBJECT

9th February 2020

Dear reader. I am happy to announce that I will switch to OBJECT on February 14th. This is a partner company of my current company Alfresco. OBJECT mainly operates in the German and Swiss ECM (Enterprise Content Management) market. Below I list my…

Water Fasting Experience

12th June 2019

Water Fasting what is that? As the name describes, you are only allowed to drink water for the time of the fasting. No teas, coffee, sugar-less or sugar-free drinks except, of course water. As from personal experience it is much easier than juice…