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AWS Week in Review – August 10, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week:

Monday, August 10
Tuesday, August 11
Wednesday, August 12
Thursday, August 13
Friday,  August 14

New & Notable Open Source

  • eb_deployer provides blue-green deployment for Elastic Beanstalk.
  • node-aws-lambda helps you automate AWS Lambda function deployment.
  • s3-fuse is a FUSE-based file system backed by S3.
  • flowlogs-reader is a Python library that simplifies the retrieval of VPC Flow Logs from CloudWatch Logs.
  • aws-spot-labs is a collection of tools and code samples that illustrate some EC2 Spot instance best practices.
  • aws-lambda-function-sandbox-runner lets you run your AWS Lambda functions on your local computer for testing purposes.
  • lambda-proc lets you run a companion process to an AWS Lambda function.
  • grid is the Guardian’s new image management system.
  • shell-assume-aws-role assumes an AWS IAM Role given the AWS profile and other info.
  • route53-controller updates Route 53 records sets from AWS Lambda.
  • CASTER is the Chrome AWS SAML Token Expiry Reminder.

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Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.