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AWS Week in Review – July 20, 2015

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week. If you find these summaries useful, or if you have ideas for additional types of content, please feel free to leave a comment.

Monday, July 20
Tuesday, July 21
Wednesday, July 22
Thursday, July 23
Friday, July 24

New & Notable Open Source

  • aws-google-login allows you to log into the AWS Console with Google Apps.
  • aws-api-gateway-swagger-importer lets you create or update Amazon API Gateway APIs from a Swagger representation.
  • libqtaws is an library for consuming AWS services from Qt applications.
  • aws-terraform is a practical implementation of CoreOS cluster provisioning on AWS.
  • aws-ec2-ssh lets you retrieve all active EC2 instances and SSH to them based on tag name.
  • aws-cleanup cleans up unused EBS volumes, AMIs, and snapshots.
  • stacker is an opinionated CloudFormation stack builder.
  • aws-sdk-perl is an attempt to build an AWS SDK in Perl.
  • opsworks_cookbooks is a cookbook collection for OpsWorks.
  • log4net.awsKinesis is a log4net appender that writes to an AWS Kinesis stream.
  • node-teslakinesis streams Tesla telemetry data to AWS Kinesis.

New Customer Stories

New SlideShare Content

New YouTube Videos

New Marketplace Applications

Upcoming Events

  • July 28 – Webinar – Best Practices: OpsWorks for Windows on AWS.
  • July 28 – Webinar – Deploying line of business desktop apps using Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager.
  • July 29 – Webinar – Overview: Build and Manage your APIs with Amazon API Gateway.
  • July 29 – Webinar – Deploying and Scaling Web Application with AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
  • July 29 – Webinar – Deep Dive: Troubleshooting Operational and Security incidents in your AWS Account using CloudTrail.
  • July 30 – Webinar – Getting Started with AWS Device Farm.
  • July 30 – Webinar – Best Practices: Real-time Data Processing with Amazon DynamoDB Streams and AWS Lambda.
  • July 30 – Webinar – Getting Started with Amazon DynamoDB.
  • July 29 – Webinar – Troubleshoot Operational & Security Incidents with CloudTrail.
  • August 19 – Meetup (Sacramento, CA) – High Availability by Design.
  • August 27 – Meetup (Novato, CA) – Autodesk and Cyan Discuss All Things Docker.
  • September 1 – Meetup (Dublin, Ireland) – AWS Usergroup Ireland.
  • 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.