Engineering & UX Blog

Why we love AWS Beanstalk but are leaving it anyway

Posted 2018-02-02 — 1 min read
We have had our mission-critical webapp running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk for three years and have been extremely happy with it. However we have now outgrown it and move to a manually managed infrastructure and CodeDeploy. AWS Beanstalk provides you…

Pains with Terraform (perhaps use Sceptre next time?)

Posted 2018-02-01 — 7 min read
We use Amazon Web Services (AWS) heavily and are in the process of migrating towards infrastructure-as-code, i.e. creating a textual description of the desired infrastructure in a DSL and letting the tool create and update the infrastructure. We are…