CloudFormation registry

AWS CloudFormation announces the general availability of hooks, a feature that allows customers to invoke custom logic to automate actions or inspect resource configurations prior to a create, update or delete stack operation.

StackSets managed execution

You can activate managed execution for your stack set so that StackSets performs non-conflicting operations concurrently and queues conflicting operations. After conflicting operations finish, StackSets starts queued operations in request order.

Terminology change

AWS KMS is replacing the term customer master key (CMK) with AWS KMS key and KMS key. The concept has not changed. To prevent breaking changes, AWS KMS is keeping some variations of this term.

Stack failure options

You can iteratively develop your applications when provisioning failures are encountered by starting from the point of failure without rolling back successfully provisioned resources. By specifying stack failure options, you can troubleshoot resources in a CREATE_FAILED or UPDATE_FAILED status. You can provision failure options for all stack deployments and change Read more…