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Category: Amazon EC2

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Announcing availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with High Availability on Amazon EC2

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability (RHEL w/ HA) Add-On is now available as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) in the AWS console for RHEL 8.3 and 7.9. RHEL customers can now combine the scale, performance, and elasticity of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) with RHEL w/ HA to build highly available compute […]

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Integrating EC2 macOS workers with EKS and GitLab

At our annual re:Invent conference in December 2020 we announced an all new macOS-based Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. This new instance allows developers to build, test, and package their applications for all Apple platforms, such as macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS. Customers have been asking us for ways to integrate their […]

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Using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus to monitor EC2 environments

April 16, 2021: This article has been updated to reflect changes introduced by AWS Signature Version 4 support on Prometheus server. We recently announced Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) that allows you to create a fully managed, secure, Prometheus-compatible environment to ingest, query, and store Prometheus metrics. In a previous blog post from the […]

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Setting up Grafana on EC2 to query metrics from Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

The recently launched Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) service provides a highly available and secure environment to ingest, query, and store Prometheus metrics. We can query the metrics from the AMP environment using Amazon Managed Service for Grafana (AMG), a self-hosted Grafana server, or using the HTTP APIs. In this article, we will look […]

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Integrating EC2 macOS workers with EKS and Jenkins

Kicking off re:Invent 2020, VP of EC2 at AWS, Dave Brown, introduced an all new Amazon EC2 Mac instance. This new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance allows developers to build, test, package, and sign Xcode applications for the Apple platforms including macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari. One common question I hear from […]

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Remote visualization in HPC using NICE DCV with ParallelCluster

NICE DCV is an AWS-owned high performance remote display protocol, which specializes in 2D/3D interactive streaming over the internet or a local network (e.g., WiFi). With the power of NICE DCV we can seamlessly connect to our remote session running either in the cloud or data center via internet from a local laptop. We can […]

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Compliance-as-code and auto-remediation with Cloud Custodian

Many organizations identify governance and compliance as challenges, and a lack of visibility into cloud infrastructure as a prevalent problem. Companies spend thousands of hours a year maintaining compliance. Automating compliance monitoring and response not only reduces the burden of maintenance, but also increases the visibility across cloud environments. With the increasing cost and human […]

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Deploying open source web conferencing solution BigBlueButton on AWS

Major advancements in technology have drastically changed how and where we conduct business. Pushed by the increased number of employees working remotely, the globalization of businesses, and the rise of instant, on-demand communications, technology has had to adapt. For modern and innovative businesses to grow and globalize, building and maintaining quality relationships with partners, suppliers, […]

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Getting started with Travis-CI.com on AWS Graviton2

AWS Graviton2 processors deliver a major leap in performance and capabilities over first-generation AWS Graviton processors. They power Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) M6g, C6g, and R6g instances, and their variants with local disk storage. Graviton2-based EC2 instances provide up to 40% better price/performance over comparable current generation x86-based instances for a wide variety […]

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OpenShift 4 on AWS Quick Starts

Customers selecting AWS as their preferred cloud have been able to deploy OpenShift through a variety of means. In this post we will explore what has changed in the latest version of OpenShift, and what these changes mean for AWS customers. We also will explore the latest OpenShift on AWS Quick Starts open source project, […]

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