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Cross-region & cross-account AWS resources Terraform planning

Hey, it's been a while, right?

Lately, I'm leading some big changes in our infrastrure since I'm wrapping a Blue/Green deployment into another one. Uh?

Long story short: our product runs on AWS ECS Docker containers, and because we have one sub-domain per app instance, we use Apache wildcard sub-domains. Meaning a single container handles traffic from many clients/instances. We already have a Blue/Green deployment process in place but at the Docker container level, not at the client level. The idea is to entirely duplicate the whole stack (with all its flaws) and a sub-domain pointing to

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S3: List objects using filters

One thing that really sucks about the Amazon S3 command is not being able to efficiently list objects using the exclude and include filters.

I recently had a case when I needed to list GZip archives from one of our S3 buckets but only the ones ending by .gzip.

Since the ls command doesn't support filters (yet?), I found another way to get that listing: use the cp command, but in dry-run mode:


# Very important: DO NOT remove the --dryrun flag!
aws s3 cp s3://bucket-name . --recursive --no-progress
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