AWS Compute Blog

Introducing Amazon API Gateway Private Endpoints

One of the biggest trends in application development today is the use of APIs to power the backend technologies supporting a product. Increasingly, the way mobile, IoT, web applications, or internal services talk to each other and to application frontends is using some API interface. Alongside this trend of building API-powered applications is the move […]

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Setting Up an Envoy Front Proxy on Amazon ECS

This post was contributed by Nare Hayrapetyan, Sr. Software Engineer Many customers are excited about new microservices management tools and technologies like service mesh. Specifically, they ask how to get started using Envoy on AWS.  In this post, I walk through setting up an Envoy reverse proxy on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). This example […]

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Deploying a 4K, GPU-backed Linux desktop instance on AWS

Contributed by Amr Ragab, HPC Application Consultant, AWS Professional Services AWS currently supports many managed des­ktop delivery mechanisms. Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0 both deliver managed Windows-based machine images with GPU-backed instances. However, many desktop services and applications are better served through a Linux backed instance. Given the variety of Linux distributions as well […]

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Amazon SNS Filtering

Monitoring your Amazon SNS message filtering activity with Amazon CloudWatch

This post is courtesy of Otavio Ferreira, Manager, Amazon SNS, AWS Messaging. Amazon SNS message filtering provides a set of string and numeric matching operators that allow each subscription to receive only the messages of interest. Hence, SNS message filtering can simplify your pub/sub messaging architecture by offloading the message filtering logic from your subscriber systems, as well […]

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Amazon MQ

Measuring the throughput for Amazon MQ using the JMS Benchmark

This post is courtesy of Trevor Dyck, Sr. Product Manager, AWS Messaging, and Alan Protasio, Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Just like compute and storage, messaging is a fundamental building block of enterprise applications. Message brokers (aka “message-oriented middleware”) enable different software systems, often written in different languages, on different platforms, running in different […]

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Protecting your API using Amazon API Gateway and AWS WAF — Part I

This post courtesy of Thiago Morais, AWS Solutions Architect When you build web applications or expose any data externally, you probably look for a platform where you can build highly scalable, secure, and robust REST APIs. As APIs are publicly exposed, there are a number of best practices for providing a secure mechanism to consumers […]

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Extending Amazon Linux 2 with EPEL and Let’s Encrypt

This post courtesy of Jeff Levine Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services Amazon Linux 2 is the next generation of Amazon Linux, a Linux server operating system from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon Linux 2 offers a high-performance Linux environment suitable for organizations of all sizes. It supports applications ranging from small websites to enterprise-class, […]

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From Framework to Function: Deploying AWS Lambda Functions for Java 8 using Apache Maven Archetype

As a serverless computing platform that supports Java 8 runtime, AWS Lambda makes it easy to run any type of Java function simply by uploading a JAR file. To help define not only a Lambda serverless application but also Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, and other related services, the AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) allows […]

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Solving Complex Ordering Challenges with Amazon SQS FIFO Queues

Contributed by Shea Lutton, AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a fully managed queuing service that helps decouple applications, distributed systems, and microservices to increase fault tolerance. SQS queues come in two distinct types: Standard SQS queues are able to scale to enormous throughput with at-least-once delivery. FIFO queues are […]

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Using AWS CloudFormation to Create and Manage AWS Batch Resources

This post courtesy of Arya Hezarkhani. AWS CloudFormation allows developers and systems administrators to easily create and manage a collection of related AWS resources (called a CloudFormation stack) by provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable way. CloudFormation users can now deploy and manage AWS Batch resources in exactly the same way that […]

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