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AWS Week in Review – September 7, 2015

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

Monday, September 7
Tuesday, September 8
Wednesday, September 9
Thursday, September 10
Friday, September 11

New & Notable Open Source

  • redshift-udfs contains SQL for many helpful Redshift UDFs.
  • cfn-flow is a command-line tool for developing CloudFormation templates and deploying stacks.
  • s3-backup-script tars up local files and folder, dumps a MySQL database, and uploads the resulting files to S3.
  • md5s3stash implements content-addressable storage in S3.
  • PhotoEncryptionInCloud is an Android app that stores encrypted photos in AWS.
  • auto-simple-calculator is an auto-pilot for the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator.
  • aws-cloudwatch-chart is a Node module that draws charts for CloudWatch metrics.
  • awsqr generates QR codes for AWS MFA logins.
  • grails-aws is an AWS plugin for Grails.
  • NFLX-Security-Monkey monitors policy changes and alerts on insecure configurations in an AWS account.

New Customer Success Stories

New SlideShare Content

New YouTube Videos

New Marketplace Applications

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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.