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Category: AWS SDK for Java

AWS Batch Application Orchestration using AWS Fargate

Many customers prefer to use Docker images with AWS Batch and AWS Cloudformation for cost-effective and faster processing of complex jobs. To run batch workloads in the cloud, customers have to consider various orchestration needs, such as queueing workloads, submitting to a compute resource, prioritizing jobs, handling dependencies and retries, scaling compute, and tracking utilization […]

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Introducing Amazon S3 Transfer Manager in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x

We are pleased to announce the Developer Preview release of the Amazon S3 Transfer Manager – a high level file transfer utility for the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x. Using Transfer Manager’s simple API, you can now perform accelerated uploads and downloads of objects to and from […]

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The AWS SDK for Java 2.17 removes its external dependency on Jackson

We have released the AWS SDK for Java 2.17, which removes the SDK’s external dependency on the popular third-party JSON library, Jackson. This means that AWS SDK for Java 2.x no longer requires an external copy of Jackson-databind, Jackson-core, or Jackson-dataformat-cbor in order to function. This release does not change any of the public AWS […]

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Building an Apache Kafka data processing Java application using the AWS CDK

Building an Apache Kafka data processing Java application using the AWS CDK Piotr Chotkowski, Cloud Application Development Consultant, AWS Professional Services Using a Java application to process data queued in Apache Kafka is a common use case across many industries. Event-driven and microservices architectures, for example, often rely on Apache Kafka for data streaming and […]

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The AWS SDK for Java version 1.12 upgrades its dependency on Jackson

We are raising the minor version of AWS SDK for Java from 1.11 to 1.12 in order to upgrade the SDK’s dependency on the popular third-party JSON library, Jackson. This release does not change any of the AWS SDK APIs. Even though there are some backwards-incompatible changes in Jackson APIs, it should be a straight-forward […]

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GraalVM Native Image Support in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x

We are excited to announce that AWS SDK for Java 2.x (version 2.16.1 or later) now has out-of-the-box support for GraalVM Native Image compilation. GraalVM is a universal virtual machine that supports JVM-based languages (e.g. Java, Scala, Kotlin), dynamic languages (e.g. Python, JavaScript), and LLVM-based languages (e.g. C, C++). GraalVM Native Image is one of […]

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Provision AWS infrastructure using Terraform (By HashiCorp): an example of running Amazon ECS tasks on AWS Fargate

AWS Fargate is a a serverless compute engine that supports several common container use cases, like running micro-services architecture applications, batch processing, machine learning applications, and migrating on premise applications to the cloud without having to manage servers or clusters of Amazon EC2 instances. AWS customers have a choice of fully managed container services, including […]

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Using Waiters in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x

We are excited to announce the general availability of the waiters feature in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x (version 2.15.0 or later). Waiters are an abstraction used to poll a resource until a desired state is reached, or until it is determined that the resource will never enter into the desired state. When interacting […]

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Introducing immutable class mapping for the Enhanced DynamoDB Client in AWS SDK for Java 2.x

We are pleased to announce that the enhanced DynamoDB client in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x now supports the mapping of immutable Java objects directly with records in your DynamoDB tables. Previously, only mutable ‘Java bean’ style objects were supported. Immutability in Java is a commonly used style that allows developers to create classes […]

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Introducing AWS Common Runtime HTTP Client in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x

We are pleased to announce the preview release of AWS Common Runtime (CRT) HTTP Client – a new HTTP client supported in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x. AWS CRT HTTP Client is an asynchronous, non-blocking HTTP client built on top of the Java bindings of the AWS Common Runtime. You can use the CRT […]

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