AWS Week in Review – February 15, 2016
Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week:
New & Notable Open Source
- aws-api-gateway-for-cloudformation is a set of Custom Resources that enables API Gateway support for CloudFormation.
- WaterFlow is a is a non-magical / easy to understand / JDK8 framework for use with Amazon Simple Workflow.
- gnu-mailman-aws documents the process of installing and running GNU Mailman on an EC2 instance.
- spa-aws is a single page application using AWS Lambda.
- petit is a URL shortener written in Ruby for use on AWS.
- state-of-cloud is a tool to inventory cloud and report of the use of AWS and other services.
- aws-helpers is a set of Node.JS helpers for AWS.
- aws-lambda-canary is a canary project for Lambda services on AWS.
- cookiecutter-lambder is a cookiecutter template for creating Lambder projects.
- aws provides Racket support for AWS projects.
New SlideShare Presentations
- From Zero to ATO: A Step-by-Step Guide on the DoD Compliance Framework.
- DynamoDB Design Patterns and Best Practices.
- Building a Real-Time Geospatial-Aware Recommendation Engine.
New Customer Success Stories
- Change Healthcare – By using AWS, Change Healthcare can quickly develop and test new services for its customers, it can scale to meet large demand, and it can minimize IT costs and complexity.
- Dodge Data & Analytics – With AWS, Dodge Data & Analytics is saving $5.25 million compared to its previous IT infrastructure and has increased app performance by up to 50 percent.
- Hoya Corporation – By migrating its SAP Business Suite and disaster recovery environments to AWS, Hoya saves up to to 60 percent on IT costs when compared to its previous private cloud environment.
- Inneractive – Inneractive saves between 20 and 30 percent of its monthly AWS bill by working with partner Spotinst to set up Amazon EC2 Spot instances.
- Kik – By using AWS, Kik can deliver highly available messaging services that are also fast and responsive.
- From the AWS Partner Network Blog:
New YouTube Videos
- AWS Webinars for February and Early March 2016.
- February 24th – Live Event (Palo Alto, California) – AWS Big Data Meetup.
- February 25th – Webinar – AWS Cost Allocation Using Tags and Linked Accounts.
- March 2nd – Webinar – Using AWS WAF and Lambda for Automatic Protection.
- April 6th – Live Event (Boston, Massachusetts) AWS at Bio-IT World.
- April 18th & 19th – Live Event (Chicago, Illinois) – AWS Summit – Chicago.
- AWS Loft – San Francisco.
- AWS Loft – New York.
- AWS Loft – Tel Aviv.
- AWS Global Summit Series.