AWS Open Source Blog

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AWS’ Sponsorship of the Rust Project

We’re really excited to announce that AWS is sponsoring the Rust programming language! Rust is designed for writing and maintaining fast, reliable, and efficient code. It has seen considerable uptake since its first stable release four years ago, with companies like Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla all using Rust. Rust has also seen lots of growth […]

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AWS Promotional Credits for Open Source Projects

AWS has always aimed to help make technology that was historically cost-prohibitive and difficult for many organizations to adopt much more accessible to a broader audience. This applies to open source technologies as well. We help customers to run a wide variety of open source operating systems on EC2. We offer managed services for open […]

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How AWS Built a Production Service Using Serverless Technologies

Our customers are constantly seeking ways to increase agility and innovation in their organizations, and often reach out to us wanting to learn more about how we iterate quickly on behalf of our customers. As part of our unique culture (which Jeff Barr discusses at length in this keynote talk), we constantly explore ways to […]

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Distributed TensorFlow Training Using Kubeflow on Amazon EKS

Training heavy-weight deep neural networks (DNNs) on large datasets ranging from tens to hundreds of GBs often takes an unacceptably long time. Business imperatives force us to search for solutions that can reduce the training time from days to hours. Distributed data-parallel training of DNNs using multiple GPUs on multiple machines is often the right […]

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What Amazon Gets by Giving Back to Apache Lucene

  At pretty much any scale, search is hard. It becomes dramatically harder, however, when searching at Amazon scale: think billions of products, complicated by millions of sellers constantly changing those products on a daily basis, with hundreds of millions of customers searching through that inventory at all hours. Although Amazon has powered its product […]

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Join us for the Open Distro Hack Day and More at All Things Open in Raleigh, NC

We’re excited to return to one of our favorite open source community conferences, All Things Open, taking place October 13-15 in Raleigh, NC. AWS is a Presenting Sponsor, and we have some great events lined up – please join us and share in the fun! The conference kicks off on Sunday, October 13th, at 1pm, […]

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Running Secure Workloads on EKS Using Fairwinds Polaris

Getting configurations right, especially at scale, can be a challenging task in cloud-native land. Automation helps you to make that task more manageable. In this guest post from EJ Etherington, CTO for Fairwinds, we look at an open source tool that allows you to check your EKS cluster setup, providing you with a graphical overview […]

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AWS RoboMaker’s CloudWatch ROS Nodes with Offline Support

Developers and roboticists alike use a variety of tools to monitor and diagnose remote systems. One such tool is Amazon CloudWatch, a monitoring and management service that enables users to collect performance and operational data in the form of logs and metrics from a single platform. AWS RoboMaker‘s CloudWatch extensions are open source Robot Operating […]

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AWS Joins the .NET Foundation

Fred Wurden, General Manager of AWS Windows and Enterprise and Norm Johanson, Senior Software Dev Engineer, AWS SDKs and Tools We’re excited to announce today that AWS is joining the .NET Foundation as a corporate sponsor. AWS has a long-standing commitment to .NET, with a decade of experience running Microsoft Windows and .NET on AWS. […]

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