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AWS Week in Review – August 10, 2015

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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.

New Customer Stories

New SlideShare Content

New YouTube Videos

Upcoming Events

  • August 18 – Webinar – AWS Service Overview.
  • August 18 – Webinar – Building Serverless Backends with AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway.
  • August 18 – Webinar – Getting Started with AWS Service Catalog.
  • August 19 – Webinar – Introducing Amazon Aurora: A New MySQL-Compatible Database Built for the Cloud.
  • August 19 – Webinar – Get insights for your app usage with Amazon Mobile Analytics.
  • August 19 – Webinar – Save Up to 90% on your Amazon EC2 Bill with Spot Instances.
  • August 19 – Webinar – How Audeze Headphones Doubled Their Profit in One Year Using SAP Business One on AWS – with APN Partner Vision33.
  • August 19 – Meetup (Sacramento, CA) – High Availability by Design.
  • August 20 – Webinar – Running Batch Jobs on Amazon EC2 Container Service.
  • August 20 – Webinar – Best Practices for DDoS Resiliency.
  • August 20 – Webinar – Amazon S3 Deep Dive and Best Practices.
  • August 25 – Webinar – Getting Started with SAP Business Intelligence on AWS – with APN Partner YASH Technologies.
  • August 26 – Webinar – Increasing Disaster Recovery Efficiencies: Deploying Oracle ASM on AWS – with APN Partner Datapipe and customer TaylorMade Golf.
  • August 27 – Webinar – Setting up a Reliable Continuous Delivery Pipeline with Bamboo and AWS – with APN Partner Atlassian.
  • August 27 – Meetup (Novato, CA) – Autodesk and Cyan Discuss All Things Docker.
  • September 1 – Meetup (Dublin, Ireland) – AWS Usergroup Ireland.
  • September 2 – Webinar – Getting Started with AWS Code Services – with APN Partner Stelligent.
  • September 10 – Live Event (Seattle, WA) AWS Workshop and Hackathon (8 AM – 11 PM).
  • September 14-18 – Live Event (New York) AWS Professional Services Delivery Best Practices Bootcamp.
  • September 22 – Webinar – Scientific Computing in the Cloud: Speeding Access for Drug Discovery – with APN Partner Avere Systems and customer H3 Biomedicine.
  • September 24 – Meetup (Warszawa, Poland) – AWS User Group Poland.
  • AWS Summits – Latin America.
  • AWS re:Invent.

Upcoming Events at the AWS Loft (San Francisco)

Upcoming Events at the AWS Loft (New York)

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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.