Category: Open Source
Leapfrog from CentOS 7.9 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.9 with Convert2RHEL and Leapp Utilities on AWS
While implementing a new OS may seem tedious, it presents an opportunity to reassess your organization’s needs, and this overview discusses key benefits of migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux from CentOS Linux. The ‘convert2rhel’ utility converts a CentOS 7.9 or CentOS 8 instances in-place to RHEL 7.9 or RHEL 8 instance. The Leapp utility converts the RHEL 7.9 instance to a RHEL 8.9, and Red Hat publishes lifecycle dates for RHEL. Note that RHEL 8 will continue to receive updates until May 31, 2029.
IBM’s watsonx is an artificial intelligence and data platform designed to scale and accelerate the impact of AI with trusted data. As a part of watsonx, IBM has launched watsonx.data, which enables customers to scale analytics and AI with a fit-for-purpose data store, built on an open lakehouse architecture. It provides querying, governance, and open data formats for easy data access and sharing. Customers can connect to their data within minutes, gain trusted insights quickly, and reduce data warehouse costs.
Data-driven decision making is accelerating and defining the way organizations work. With this transformation, there has been a rapid adoption of data lakes across the industry. Hear from Rackspace, an AWS Premier Tier Services Partner, about the drawbacks of existing data lake architecture, what Apache Iceberg is, and how it overcomes the shortcomings of the current state of data lakes. Then dive deep on the design differences between Apache Hive and Iceberg.
Bottlerocket is an open source Linux-based OS purpose-built for hosting containers, and APN Partners and AWS customers can quickly get up and running with Bottlerocket. Our goal is to continue to enhance the capabilities of our APN Partners by working together to incorporate it within their offerings and services, so that our mutual customers benefit from the reduced footprint, improved security, performance, and automation capabilities of the OS.
To be a successful fintech startup, companies have to build solutions fast so the business can achieve its goals. However, you can’t compromise on security, reliability, or support. As an AWS Financial Services Competency Partner, Behalf is committed to delivering reliable, secure, low-cost payment processing and credit options to business customers. Learn how Behalf chose Amazon MSK to meet its increasing streaming data needs in a reliable and cost-efficient manner.
Building scalable, resilient, and secure metrics and logging pipelines with the ELK Stack and Grafana requires engineering time and expertise. The Logz.io Cloud Observability Platform delivers both as a fully-managed service so engineers can use the open source monitoring tools they know on a single solution, without the hassle of maintaining them at scale. Logz.io provides advanced analytics to make the ELK Stack and Grafana faster, more integrated, and easier to use.
CircleCI has made building and deploying your AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) applications easier with the release of the aws-serverless orb. Now, developers can deploy and test serverless applications on AWS with minimal configuration, combining the benefits of continuous integration with the power of serverless. CircleCI orbs are shareable packages of configuration elements, including jobs, commands, and executors.
Serverless Framework is an open source project and popular choice for many AWS customers who wish to quickly construct and deploy serverless applications. For developers and operations professionals, Serverless Framework builds, packages, and deploys code with one simple command. Learn about a solution that GoDaddy and AWS jointly developed leveraging Serverless Framework to expedite and simplify the code deployment process.
Managing open source vulnerabilities can be challenging, especially at scale in a fast-moving continuous integration pipeline. Developers and DevOps professionals depend on CI pipeline tools like AWS CodeBuild to help them develop and test software at a breakneck pace, pushing out new software with greater efficiency and flexibility. In this post, learn how to integrate WhiteSource into CodeBuild pipeline to fuse open source security into existing build processes without having to compromise on speed or agility.
Learn how Mission Cloud Services helped Your Call Football (YCF) scale their application by building out the infrastructure as code, determining the right instance type for the job, prepping the load balancers, and employing Amazon EKS. By leveraging Kubernetes to optimize the speed and performance of YCF’s cloud environment, the app successfully provides thousands of football fans with a fun, unique, and issue-free gaming experience—all in real-time.