AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Compute

Simplifying Amazon ECS monitoring set up with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, we explain how to set up AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with the 1-click console integration. OpenTelemetry metrics and traces collection on Amazon ECS mainly consists in instrumenting your application and running the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector container, using its Amazon Elastic Container Registry […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.14 is now available with updated Lambda layers

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.14 is now available. You can download the latest AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector image from the  Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Release highlights OpenTelemetry Collector v0.38.0 Updated Lambda layers for Java, Java auto-instrumentation agent, JavaScript, and .Net New OpenTelemetry Operator image added to public Amazon ECR Added […]

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Performing canary deployments and metrics-driven rollback with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Flagger

This post was written by Kevin Bell and Stefan Prodan. Canary deployments are a popular tool to reduce risk when deploying software, by exposing a new version to a small subset of traffic before rolling it out more broadly. Creating the machinery to do this kind of controlled rollout, and monitoring for possible problems and […]

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Implementing a hub and spoke dashboard for multi-account data science projects

Modern data science environments often involve many independent projects, each spanning multiple accounts. In order to maintain a global overview of the activities within the projects, a mechanism to collect data from the different accounts into a central one is crucial. In this post, we show how to leverage existing services—Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, Amazon […]

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Deploying and scaling Apache Solr on Kubernetes

Apache Solr is an open source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene. Solr has been powering large-scale web and enterprise applications across industries such as retail, financial services, healthcare, and more. Its features include full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, and rich document handling. Apache Solr’s distributed deployment comes with […]

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Deploying OpenMRS Electronic Health Record (EHR) system on AWS

Digitization in the healthcare industry, led by electronic health record (EHR) system adoption, has positively impacted the workflow of healthcare professionals (HCP) and patient care. Now EHR systems are a critical tool in healthcare delivery. The design and functionality of a good EHR system closely follows the overall healthcare system design. In his book The […]

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Simplifying Kubernetes configurations using AWS Lambda

In this blog post, we explain how to create a multi-stage Dockerfile that uses eksctl, kubectl, and aws-auth. This will allow you to call Kubernetes APIs to create and manage resources through a unified control plane. You will interact with the Kubernetes API using Python, and the config map is created using a Jinja2 template. […]

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Implementing CloudWatch-centric observability for Kubernetes-native developers in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

This post was written by Seth Dobson (Southwest Airlines), Paul Ramsey, and Sheetal Joshi. The solution presented in this blog shows how large enterprise organizations such as Southwest Airlines can implement an end-to-end, Amazon CloudWatch-centric observability solution for Kubernetes clusters running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) in a way that feels natural for […]

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Introducing AWS Security Analytics Bootstrap

Organizations running workloads in Amazon Web Services (AWS) often must search and analyze logs to troubleshoot or investigate operations, governance, or security events. Amazon Athena enables AWS customers to search and analyze log data directly from in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL queries. Additionally, we understand that customers need a common […]

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Deployment patterns for the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector with Amazon Elastic Container Service

The AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) is a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the OpenTelemetry project. Cloud-native, distributed technology stacks are now the norm, but these architectures introduce operational challenges, which have led to the rise of observability. Several different patterns can be used for deploying ADOT for observability, and this blog post will describe […]

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