AWS CodeDeploy is a fully-managed deployment service that automates software deployments to a variety of compute services, including Amazon EC2 instances, AWS Lambda functions, and on-premises servers. It allows developers to easily deploy their applications to different environments in a repeatable and reliable way.
Use it when :
- - You want to simplify and automate your application deployments.
- - You want to deploy your application to multiple environments, such as development, testing, and production, with ease.
- - You want to minimize downtime and ensure high availability during deployments.
- - You want to monitor and troubleshoot deployment issues in real-time.
- - You want to integrate with other AWS services, such as AWS CodeCommit and AWS CodePipeline, to create a complete continuous delivery pipeline.
- - You want to use the CLI, SDK, or APIs to deploy your applications programmatically.
- - You want to use pre-built deployment configurations or create custom ones to suit your specific needs.
- - May require additional configuration and setup to work with your specific application and infrastructure.
- - May require a learning curve to become familiar with the service's terminology and functionality.
- - May incur additional costs for usage beyond the free tier.
- - May require careful management of permissions and roles to ensure data security.