AWS Week in Review – February 22, 2016
Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week:
New & Notable Open Source
- Claudia.js helps to deploy Node.js microservices to AWS easily.
- condensation helps to package, reuse, and share particles for CloudFormation projects.
- enhanced-snapshots manages backups for servers running on AWS.
- aws-services are microservices that provide various conveniences when managing AWS.
- gradle-aws-apigateway-plugin is a Gradle plugin that provides automated management of API Gateway resources.
- aws-bootstrap launches a new, minimum VPC on AWS.
- aws-wrapper is a set of scripts for common interactions with AWS.
- Lambda-AWS-New-AD-User-Email sends an email to new Active Directory users.
- FSharp.DynamoDB is an F# wrapper API for DynamoDB.
- lambda-scraper-queue shows how to create a simple web scraping service using Lambda and API Gateway.
New Customer Success Stories
- The Cleveland Clinic -The Cleveland Clinic runs its Healthy Brains Initiative on AWS and can protect confidential patient data with the built-in security and compliance features of the AWS cloud.
- National Instruments -National Instruments (NI) reduced testing costs by more than $1 million and shaved months off its software development process by using AWS.
- Prezi – Using Amazon Redshift and other AWS data services, Prezi has enabled its employees to quickly obtain data to improve the company’s service offerings and help executives identify new revenue opportunities
- Vinomofo – By launching its website on AWS, Vinomofo was able scale seamlessly to support increases in visitor numbers from 100 during off-peak periods to 12,000 during peak events.
New YouTube Videos
- Introduction to Amazon WorkSpaces.
- AWS Support – In our Customer’s Words.
- AWS Summit Series 2015 – Barcelona Highlights.
- AWS Webinars for February and Early March 2016.
- March 2nd – Webinar – Using AWS WAF and Lambda for Automatic Protection.
- March 10th – Live Event (San Francisco, CA) – DevDay at AWS Loft.
- 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.