AWS Week in Review – February 29, 2016
Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week:
New & Notable Open Source
- LENA is a Lambda Executed NAT Migration Tool.
- tvarit-maven contains some AWS DevOps automation tools to run Wildfly on OpsWorks.
- bamboo-ebs is an EBS provisioner for EBS and Bamboo.
- lambda-packages contains some popular packages, precompiled for use with Lambda.
- aws-workshop is a set of workshops for AWS, starting with S3.
- proftpd-mod_aws is an AWS configuration for ProFTPD.
- keymaker implements lightweight key management on EC2.
- nubis-nat creates an AWS NAT instance and a Squid proxy.
- alfresco-cloudformation-chef is a set of CloudFormation templates for the Alfresco One Reference Architecture.
- humilis-firehose-resource is a custom CloudFormation resource to deploy Kinesis Firehose delivery streams.
New SlideShare Presentations
- February 2016 Webinar Series:
- Architectural Patterns for Big Data on AWS.
- Migrate Your Apps from Parse to AWS.
- Introducing VPC Support for AWS Lambda.
- EC2 Container Service Deep Dive.
- Introduction to AWS Database Migration Service.
- Use AWS Cloud Storage as the Foundation for Hybrid Strategy.
- Best Practices for IoT Security in the Cloud.
- Automate Your App Tests with Appium and AWS Device Farm.
- Introduction to DynamoDB.
- Achieving Business Value with Big Data.
New Customer Success Stories
- CrowdStrike – CrowdStrike uses AWS to implement a scalable, cloud-based solution for preventing cyber breaches with on-demand resources, thereby simplifying maintenance, reducing cost, and improving performance.
- Edmunds.com – After evaluating several Git hosting solutions, Edmunds.com migrated its source code repositories to the cloud on AWS CodeCommit.
- IXD – By basing its secure email and fax delivery services on AWS, IXD has disrupted the secure document transmission and messaging industry by offering its services for 80 percent less than some of its competitors.
- Amazon.com – Amazon.com cut costs while improving performance and reliability for its enterprise communications and collaboration software, including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Lync, and Microsoft SharePoint.
- March 10th – Live Event (San Francisco, CA) – DevDay at AWS Loft.
- March 14 – Live Event (Seattle, Washington) – Seattle AWS Architects & Engineers – Lambda + Alexa AWS Teams.
- March 15th – Live Event (San Francisco, California) – Amazon Lumberyard team at GDC 2016.
- March 17th – Webinar – Security Best Practices for Retailers on AWS.
- March 22nd – Live Broadcast – VoiceOps: Commanding and Controlling Your AWS environments using Amazon Echo and Lambda.
- March 23rd – Live Event (Atlanta, Georgia) – AWS Key Management Service & AWS Storage Services for a Hybrid Cloud (Atlanta AWS Community).
- 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.