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AWS Week in Review – October 5, 2015

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

Monday

October 5

Tuesday

October 6

Wednesday

October 7

Thursday

October 8

Friday

October 9

New & Notable Open Source

  • awesome-aws is a curated list of awesome AWS libraries, open source repos, guides, blogs, and other resources.
  • awsm is a specification for AWS Service Modules for JAWS.
  • SimpleDynamo is a simple way to use DynamoDB from PHP.
  • aws-scripts contains some scripts for launching environments in AWS.
  • hyperion is a Scala library and abstractions for AWS Data Pipeline.
  • spark-appliance creates a distributed Spark standalone cluster appliance for the AWS/STUPS environment.
  • troposphere is a Python library to create AWS CloudFormation descriptions.
  • awful is a Ruby gem for simple AWS command line tasks and YAML persistence.
  • JustSaying is a lightweight message bus on top of SNS and SQS.
  • simple-aws-captcha is a simple serverless CAPTCHA for AWS Lambda.

New SlideShare Presentations

New Customer Success Stories

New YouTube Videos

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 15 – An overview of Hadoop & Spark, using Amazon Elastic MapReduce (9 AM).
  • October 15 – Processing streams of data with Amazon Kinesis (and other tools) (10 AM).
  • October 15 – STUPS – A Cloud Infrastructure for Autonomous Teams (5 PM).
  • October 16 – Transparency and Audit on AWS (9 AM).
  • October 16 – Encryption Options on AWS (10 AM).
  • October 16 – Simple Security for Startups (6 PM).
  • October 19 – Introduction to AWS Directory Service, Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon WorkDocs and Amazon WorkMail (9 AM).
  • October 19 – Amazon WorkSpaces: Advanced Topics and Deep Dive (10 AM).
  • 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 14 – Masterclass Live: Amazon EMR (10 AM).
  • October 14 – IoT on AWS (Noon).
  • October 14 – FinTech in the Cloud: How to build scalable, compliant and secure architecture with AWS (2 PM).
  • October 14 – AWS for Startups (6 PM).
  • October 15 – AWS Container Day (10 AM).
  • October 16 – HPC in the Cloud Workshop (2 – 4 PM).
  • October 19 – Hands-on Labs Drop In (1 PM).
  • 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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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.