AWS codecommit - alternate to github / any git
Are you looking for your own repository?. Easy to manage? at the same time as cloud-native with no hassle of managing backend servers. If yes AWS offers you a repository service called Code Commit
Awesome news is in free tier you get below at free of cost
In this post let's see how to create a repository in action
- Navigate to code commit and begin with create a repository
- Not a Rocket science 🚀🧑🔬 give opt name for your name and description and get it created
How can we manage files in the repo?
It can be done in 3 ways
Option 1 - UI ( Less preferred)
In your repo, you can either start by adding/creating a file
Option 2 - Username and Password ( Better than above method still not preferred)
As a pre-requisite to authenticate you need to create git credentials.
How to create git credentials?
Navigate to IAM -> Users -> Username -> Security credentials (tab)
Once created get it cloned using HTTPS endpoint
Detailed aws document can be found in the repository UI
Option 3 - Using SSH ( preferred for personal repos)
Generate SSH and map it to your user once then authentication be done via SSH. Instructions can be found in the aws page in your repository
If you are managing accounts with
federated access, identity providers, and temporary credentials.
then you can handle using HTTPS (GRC)
same as above 2 methods instructions can be found in your created repository.
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