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AWS Week in Review – October 12, 2015

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

Monday

October 12

Tuesday

October 13

Wednesday

October 14

Thursday

October 15

Friday

October 16

New & Notable Open Source

  • lambda-complex is a Node.js framework for applications that run entirely within Lambda, SQS, and other high-abstraction AWS services.
  • aws-iot contains code for interacting with the AWS IoT platform.
  • AWSnycast is a routing daemon for AWS route tables that simulates an Anycast-like service.
  • votebot is a Slackbot that runs on AWS API Gateway and AWS Lambda to support voting for things.
  • acli is an alternative CLI for AWS.
  • kube-cluster launches a Kubernetes cluster on AWS with 3 types of nodes.
  • wacalytics is a scalable analytics microservice for AWS using S3, Lambda, and DynamoDB.
  • live-image-resize resizes images and stores them in S3.
  • play-docker-aws-tutorial is a 101-level tutorial on the use of Docker to publish Play apps to AWS.
  • sheepherding is a collection of scripts that implement AWS reporting driven by Lambda.

New SlideShare Presentations

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at the AWS Loft (San Francisco)

Upcoming Events at the AWS Loft (New York)

Upcoming Events at the AWS Loft (Berlin) – Register Now

  • October 19 – Building a global real-time discovery platform on AWS (6 PM).
  • October 20 – Scaling Your Web Applications with AWS Elastic Beanstalk (10 AM).
  • October 20 – Managing Infrastructure and Configuration with AWS OpsWorks (10 AM).
  • October 20 – Deep Dive into Blue/Green Deployments on AWS (4 PM).
  • October 20 – AWS OpsWorks Under the Hood (October 20th).
  • October 21 – Cloud Gaming Architectures from Mobile to Social to MMO (10 AM).
  • October 21 – re:Invent 2015 Revisited (10 AM).
  • October 21 – Live Demo Day (2 PM).
  • October 22 – AWS Pop-Up Loft Morning Shower: Microservices (8:30 AM).
  • October 22 – Serverless Architecture on AWS (5 PM).
  • October 22 – Berlin’s Godfather of Tech (6 PM).
  • October 23 – Amazon Echo Hackathon (10 AM).
  • October 23 – Convert Your Code into a Microservice using AWS Lambda (4 PM).
  • October 23 – Why Load & Performance Test the Cloud? (5 PM).
  • October 23 – Lessons Learned from 7 Accelerator Programs (6 PM).
  • October 26 – re:Invent Recap (9 PM).
  • October 26 – Funding Cycles and Term Sheets (5 PM).
  • October 26 – Scaling synergy – How AWS works with VC’s (6 PM).
  • October 27 – DevOps at Amazon: A Look at Our Tools and Processes (9 AM).
  • October 27 – Taking Ops to the Next Level (10 AM).
  • October 27 – Automating Software Deployments with AWS CodeDeploy (10 AM).
  • October 27 – Releasing Software Quickly and Reliably with AWS CodePipeline (5 PM).
  • October 28 – Cache is King (9 AM).
  • October 28 – How to Save Costs and Mitigate Risks with Spot Instances (10 AM).
  • October 28 – Running Lean & Mean on AWS: How to Optimize for Cost Efficiency (5 PM).
  • October 29 – Simple Security for Startups (9 AM).
  • October 29 – Encryption Options on AWS (10 AM).
  • October 29 – Software to Services workshop – An intro to SaaS Business with AWS (2 PM).
  • October 29 – Best Practice Tech Recruiting (4 PM).
  • October 29 – Mapping Traditional Security Controls to AWS (5 PM).
  • October 29 – Transparency and Audit on AWS (6 PM).
  • October 30 – Mobile Identity Management and Data Synchronization Using Amazon Cognito (9 AM).
  • October 30 – Analyze Mobile App Data and Build Predictive Applications (10 AM).
  • October 30 – Software to Services workshop – An intro to SaaS Technology with AWS (2 PM).
  • October 30 – The Data Pipeline Powering EyeEm (6 PM).

Upcoming Events at the AWS Loft (London) – Register Now

  • October 20 – An Introduction to Using Amazon Web Services and the Alexa Skills Kit to Build Voice Driven Experiences + Open Hackathon (10 AM).
  • October 21 – Startup Showcase – B2C (10 AM).
  • October 21 – Chef Cookbook Workflow (6 PM).
  • October 22 – AWS Security Day (10 AM).
  • October 22 – Working with Planetary-Scale Open Data Sets on AWS (4 PM).
  • October 23 – AWS Booktamp: Taking AWS Operations to the Next Level (10 AM).
  • October 26 – Hands-on Labs Drop In (1 PM).
  • October 27 – IoT Hack Day: AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series – Sponsored by Intel (10 AM).

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