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AWS Week in Review – August 3, 2015

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

Monday, August 3
Tuesday, August 4
Wednesday, August 5
Thursday, August 6
Friday, August 7

New & Notable Open Source

  • STUPS is a PaaS for multiple autonomous teams atop AWS.
  • Hyperion provides a Scala library and abstractions for AWS Data Pipeline.
  • hugo-lambda uses AWS Lambda to run the Hugo static site generator.
  • Elastiquartz is a cron job scheduler for AWS (cron file in S3, messages sent to SQS).
  • aws-must is manages CloudFormation templates.
  • awscw-custom-metrics lets you configure custom metrics and send them to AWS.
  • cljs-lambda provides utilities to deploy Clojurescript functions to Lambda.
  • awsDynamoDBAndroid is an Android client for DynamoDB.
  • Horizon is a node.js web application pattern for AWS with zero servers to maintain.

New Customer Stories

New SlideShare Content

New Marketplace Applications

New YouTube Videos

Upcoming Events

  • August 13 – Meetup (Istanbul, Turkey) – AWS Meetup #2.
  • 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 – 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 27 – Meetup (Novato, CA) – Autodesk and Cyan Discuss All Things Docker.
  • September 1 – Meetup (Dublin, Ireland) – AWS Usergroup Ireland.
  • September 10 – Live Event (Seattle, WA) AWS Workshop and Hackathon (8 AM – 11 PM).
  • 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)

Help Wanted

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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.