AWS Compute Blog

Overriding request/response parameters and response status in Amazon API Gateway

This post is courtesy of Akash Jain, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS APIs are driving modern architectures. Many customers are moving their traditional architecture to service-oriented or microservices-based architectures. As part of this transition, you may face a few complex situations. For example, a backend API returns an HTTP status code of 2XX that must […]

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Scanning Docker Images for Vulnerabilities using Clair, Amazon ECS, ECR, and AWS CodePipeline

Post by Vikrama Adethyaa, Solution Architect and Tiffany Jernigan, Developer Advocate   Containers are an increasingly important way for you to package and deploy your applications. They are lightweight and provide a consistent, portable software environment for applications to easily run and scale anywhere. A container is launched from a container image, an executable package that […]

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Amazon ElastiCache performance boost with Amazon EC2 M5 and R5 instances

Contributed by Ruchita Arora, Sr. Product Manager, Allen Farris, Software Dev Engineer, and Itay Maoz, Sr. Software Engineering Manager Earlier this year, Amazon EC2 introduced two exciting new instance families, M5 and R5. These instances are based on the new AWS Nitro system, a combination of dedicated hardware and lightweight hypervisor that aims to deliver […]

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Re-affirming Long-Term Support for Java in Amazon Linux

In light of Oracle’s recent announcement indicating an end to free long-term support for OpenJDK after January 2019, we re-affirm that the OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11 Java runtimes in Amazon Linux 2 will continue to receive free long-term support from Amazon until at least June 30, 2023. We are collaborating and contributing in the […]

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Deploying a Burstable and Event-driven HPC Cluster on AWS Using SLURM, Part 2

Contributed by Amr Ragab, HPC Application Consultant, AWS Professional Services In part 1 of this series, you deployed the base components to create the HPC cluster. This unique deployment stands up the SLURM headnode. For every job submitted to the queue, the headnode provisions the needed compute resources to run the job, based on job […]

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ICYMI: Serverless Q3 2018

Welcome to the third edition of the AWS Serverless ICYMI (in case you missed it) quarterly recap. Every quarter, we share all of the most recent product launches, feature enhancements, blog posts, webinars, Twitch live streams, and other interesting things that you might have missed! If you didn’t see them, catch our Q1 ICYMI and […]

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Automating rollback of failed Amazon ECS deployments

Contributed by Vinay Nadig, Associate Solutions Architect, AWS. With more and more organizations moving toward Agile development, it’s not uncommon to deploy code to production multiple times a day. With the increased speed of deployments, it’s imperative to have a mechanism in place where you can detect errors and roll back problematic deployments early. In […]

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Amazon ECS and Docker volume drivers, part 2: Amazon EFS

← Introduction and Part 1: Amazon EBS   Post by: Tiffany Jernigan and Jeremy Cowan Introduction This is the second post in a series showing how to use Docker volumes with Amazon ECS. If you are unfamiliar with Docker volumes or REX-Ray, or want to know how to use a volume plugin with ECS and […]

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Amazon ECS and Docker volume drivers, part 1: Amazon EBS

→ Part 2: Amazon EFS   Post by: Jeremy Cowan, Ronnie Eichler, and Tiffany Jernigan Introduction Containers are emerging as the default compute primitive for building cloud-native applications.  They facilitate the adoption of continuous delivery, and help increase infrastructure use. However, deploying stateful application as containers has been challenging because containers have short life-spans, get […]

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