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AWS Week in Review – December 14, 2015

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


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New & Notable Open Source

  • git-secrets prevents you from committing passwords and other sensitive information to a Git repository.
  • ssh2 helps you to SSH to your EC2 instance.
  • smoketail is a library and utility for tailing AWS CloudWatch Logs.
  • aws-shell is an integrated shell for working with the AWS CLI.
  • ami-spec performs acceptance testing on AMIs.
  • 50 Shades of Lambda is a 50-chapter ebook full of AWS Lambda use cases.
  • ansible-lambda is a custom Ansible module for AWS Lambda support.
  • mozaws is an R script to start AWS clusters.
  • jcabi-dynamo is an object-oriented wrapper around the AWS SDK for Java.
  • botoform helps to manage AWS infrastructure using YAML templates.

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New Customer Success Stories

New YouTube Videos

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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.