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Running Dicoogle, an open source PACS solution, on AWS (part 2)

This blog post is the second part of a two-part series that describes how to host a secure Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) server on AWS using Dicoogle open source software. In part one of this blog series, I introduced DICOM, explained the functionalities the solution provides, highlighted the AWS services used, and […]

Deploying Open Policy Agent (OPA) as a sidecar on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

Introduction The sidecar deployment pattern lets developers decouple monolithic applications into separate processes with high levels of isolation and encapsulation. To address cross-cutting concerns like logging, monitoring, and authorization, organizations can decouple these operations into sidecar containers shared across multiple microservices within a deployment. In order to perform operations like authorization, microservice deployments often depend […]

Increase app responsiveness with MongoDB Realm mobile database and AWS Wavelength

This post was contributed by Robert Oberhofer, Senior Director of Technology Partnerships at MongoDB. This blog post introduces MongoDB Realm, and examines its core characteristics and key benefits. While Realm is widely used for building mobile applications, its capabilities are also relevant for other problem spaces, including IoT and Edge. Introduction to Realm Realm database […]

Running Dicoogle, an open source PACS solution, on AWS (part 1)

This blog is the first part of a two-part series that describes how to host a secure DICOM server on AWS. It is based on the Dicoogle open source software, which provides the functionality of a PACS (picture archiving and communication system). A PACS stores and indexes DICOM medical image files, and uses the DICOM […]

Announcing Amazon CloudWatch for Ray

Amazon CloudWatch is now available for Ray on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Ray is an open source (Apache 2.0 License) framework to build and scale distributed applications. CloudWatch is a monitoring and observability service that provides data and actionable insights to monitor your applications, respond to system-wide performance changes, and optimize resource utilization. […]

Introducing AWS Blueprints for Crossplane

Kubernetes is gaining popularity as a control plane application programming interface (API), and coupling it with Crossplane further extends its usability. Kubernetes not only orchestrates and schedules containers, but also manages resources by extending the declarative APIs and adding a reconciliation process. The combination is appealing to both DevOps teams and application development teams because […]

Learn Amazon Simple Storage Service transfer configuration with Syne Tune

The object storage service Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a foundational storage building block powering a variety of workloads from asset backup and serving, to analytics and machine learning. In this blog post, we describe how to search and find a scenario-specific optimized S3 download configuration in minutes using the open source distributed […]

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 […]

AWS SaaS Boost released as open source

At re:Invent 2020, Amazon announced the preview of AWS SaaS Boost, an open source tool that helps software developers migrate their existing solutions to a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model. Think of AWS SaaS Boost like a space launch system for your applications, with all the ground operation and rockets to help you propel and manage […]