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Tech Brown Bag – Runtime Configuration Management

Jun
14th

Tech Brown Bag – Runtime Configuration Management

Posted by phil atkinson
Recently I took part in a tombola guild to investigate managing our application and system configuration. We have a lot of static configuration baked into our applications and various tools which means a config change is a deployment change. With our rapid growth of applications we need a better solution that lets us manage our configuration at runtime.

Fortunately it seems AWS already have the answer, SSM Parameter Store..

Recently I took part in a tombola guild to investigate managing our application and system configuration.  We have a lot of static configuration baked into our applications and various tools which means a config change is a deployment change.  With our rapid growth of applications we need a better solution that lets us manage our configuration at runtime.

Fortunately it seems AWS already have the answer, SSM Parameter Store..

SSM parameter store

Once the guild had a working prototype it was time to share the knowledge with the rest of the tech team.
Here’s the full presentation in all it’s glory: Click Here To View.

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