Is reverse proxy still required between AWS ALB and application server?

Context Web application with application server, i.e. Ruby on Rails with puma. Running within a container on AWS ECS with Fargate. Traffic is routed by AWS Application Load Balancer directly to application server running within container. Question Is reverse proxy still required between ALB and application itself, i.e. as sidecar container? What would be the…

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How to use AWS SSM parameter store values in Cloudformation template conditionals?

I have configured a key value pair in the AWS SSM parameter store UI as my-ssm-key = ssm-value. I have the following YAML template for CF built on Serverless: service: redirect-test provider: name: aws runtime: python3.8 environment: ssm_value: ” ssm_value_is_correct: !If [SSM_KEY_IS_CORRECT, yes, no] functions: hello: handler: handler.hello resources: Conditions: SSM_KEY_IS_CORRECT: !Equals – ” -…

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