AWS Open Source Blog

Colin Percival and Jeff Barr at re:Invent.

An outsider’s inside view on open source at AWS

  As AWS continues to increase our participation in a wide variety of open source communities, we’ve been fortunate to get to work with a range of talented developers. One of these contributors is Dr. Colin Percival, a long-time FreeBSD developer perhaps best known for his work on FreeBSD Update and Portsnap. Colin is also […]

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architecture for continuous delivery with Spinnaker on Amazon EKS.

Continuous Delivery using Spinnaker on Amazon EKS

I work closely with partners, helping them to architect solutions on AWS for their customers. Customers running their microservices-based applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) are looking for guidance on architecting complete end-to-end Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment/Delivery (CD) pipelines using Jenkins and Spinnaker. The benefits of using Jenkins include that it […]

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How to run AWS ParallelCluster from AppStream 2.0 and share S3 data

High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster administrators typically need a way to let their users to create HPC clusters quickly and easily from a common Windows desktop, while enforcing security, isolation, scalability, and cost effectiveness. This important step could be part of a wider user workflow, or an established procedure followed by HPC users to start […]

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AWS Cloud Map service discovery for serverless applications

Microservices-based architecture helps reduce the complexity of application components, while posing a new class of problems related to the connectivity between microservices. Keeping track of all your application components, whether custom-built or managed AWS services, across multiple stages and deployments is a challenging task. AWS Cloud Map is a fully-managed service discovery tool for all […]

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Amazon joins the Java Community Process (JCP)

Amazon runs thousands of Java production services; both we and our customers depend heavily on  various distributions of the JDK (Java Development Kit). In 2016 we started building Amazon Corretto, our OpenJDK binary distribution, and started using it to run AWS and other Amazon services. In 2018, we open sourced Corretto and made it available […]

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How AWS is helping to open source the future of robotics

Our robot overlords may not take over anytime soon, but when they do, they’ll likely be running ROS. ROS, or Robot Operating System, was launched over a decade ago to unite developers in building “a collection of tools, libraries, and conventions that aim to simplify the task of creating complex and robust robot behavior across […]

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Deploying Spark jobs on Amazon EKS

Kubernetes has gained a great deal of traction for deploying applications in containers in production, because it provides a powerful abstraction for managing container lifecycles, optimizing infrastructure resources, improving agility in the delivery process, and facilitating dependencies management. Now that a custom Spark scheduler for Kubernetes is available, many AWS customers are asking how to […]

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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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