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Deirdré Straughan

Author: Deirdré Straughan

Deirdré has been communicating about technology, and helping others to do so, for 30 years. She has written one book (so far); edited two more (so far); produced and delivered technical training; produced hundreds of videos and live streams of technical talks; written, edited, and managed blogs; and managed events. She has been applying this skill set to cloud computing since 2010, and to open source for even longer. She joined AWS in June, 2017, as Open Source Content Lead. In this role, among other tasks, she is managing editor of the AWS Open Source blog. You can find her at @deirdres on Twitter.

AWS service that terminates TLS at the host level: graph showing dramatically reduced CPU utilization after deploying ACCP.

Amazon Introduces Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP)

by Greg Rubin and Yishai Galatzer In October, 2018, we introduced Amazon Corretto, an open source, no-cost, multi-platform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). At launch, we were focused on creating a high-quality, long-term supported distribution, with a few performance improvements. Today, we are pleased to release a major performance improvement feature: […]

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The Seattle Spheres - photo by Deirdré Straughan.

Open Source News Roundup: April 22, 2019

中文版 Upcoming Events RailsConf (April 30-May 2 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) – Lounge & Lanyard Sponsor. Workshop on Going Serverless with Ruby on AWS Lambda by Alex Wood and Jingyi Chen. PyCon (May 1-9 in Cleveland, Ohio) – Platinum Sponsor. Come find us at Booth #439 to see how AWS <3 Python. Percona Live (May 28-30 […]

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gnomon at Jantr Mantr, Jaipur.

Open Source News Roundup: April 8, 2019

中文版 Databases New MySQL / PostgreSQL version support on RDS – Amazon RDS now supports MySQL Community Edition minor versions 5.7.25 and 5.7.24, and MariaDB minor version 10.2.21 in all AWS regions, and Amazon RDS now supports PostgreSQL major version 11. Open Source Contributions Amazon ElastiCache contributed a new feature to the redis performance benchmark, […]

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Friday, November 30: Open Source Sessions Today at re:Invent

中文版 Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Also see the overview post Open Source at re:Invent 2018 for links to broad topic areas (e.g., containers) that are also about open source. 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM SEC378-R1 – Securely Deploying […]

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Thursday, November 29: Open Source Sessions Today at re:Invent

中文版 Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Also see the overview post Open Source at re:Invent 2018 for links to broad topic areas (e.g., containers) that are also about open source. 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM SPO34 – Maker Space […]

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Wednesday, November 28: Open Source Sessions Today at re:Invent

中文版 Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Also see the overview post Open Source at re:Invent 2018 for links to broad topic areas (e.g., containers) that are also about open source. 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM SPO23 – Maker Space […]

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Tuesday, November 27: Open Source Sessions Today at re:Invent

中文版 Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! Remember, this is not an exhaustive list! Also see the overview post Open Source at re:Invent 2018 for links to broad topic areas (e.g., containers) that are also about open source. 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM SPO06 – Maker Space […]

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