AWS Open Source Blog

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How AWS and Redis Labs partner to make a better Redis

One of the best things about open source is its community. It’s the community that helps to popularize a project. It’s the community that helps to build the project through code, documentation, and other contributions. It’s the community that sometimes turns into paying customers, too. But it’s also the community that may compete with you. […]

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OpenSearch 1.0 launches

In April this year, we introduced OpenSearch, a community-driven, open source search and analytics suite derived from open source Elasticsearch 7.10.2 and Kibana 7.10.2. The project consists of a search engine (OpenSearch), a visualization and user interface (OpenSearch Dashboards), and the advanced features from Open Distro for Elasticsearch (our previous distribution of Elasticsearch) such as […]

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Getting started with open source graph notebook for graph visualization

When building connected data applications, such as knowledge graphs, identity graphs, or fraud graphs, developers often need to visualize how the data is connected to be able to communicate insights gained from highly connected datasets. Customers need an easy way to get started with their graph database, insert data, and view the results. We launched […]

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Open source mobile core network implementation on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

As introduced in Amazon Web Services (AWS) whitepapers, Carrier-grade Mobile Packet Core Network on AWS and 5G Network Evolution with AWS, implementing 4G Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and 5G Core (5GC) on AWS can bring a significant value and benefit, such as scalability, flexibility, and programmable orchestration, as well as automation of the underlying infrastructure layer. This […]

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Want more PostgreSQL? You just might like Babelfish

“The greatest force in legacy databases is inertia,” a widely regarded industry analyst once told me. Not superior functionality. Not better performance. Not lower cost. None of the above. Just inertia. Developers might say they prefer to run PostgreSQL to proprietary alternatives (and they do), but enterprises have spent years building data models in Microsoft […]

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What is Trapheus?

This article is a guest post from Namita Devadas and Rohit Kumar, Senior Software Engineers at Intuit. Trapheus is an open source Python serverless utility for automated restoration of Relational Database Service (RDS) instances from snapshots into any development, staging, or production environments. It supports snapshot-based restoration for individual RDS instances (for example, Oracle, MySQL, […]

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Using open source FHIR APIs with FHIR Works on AWS

In September 2019, we published a blog post, Building a Serverless FHIR Interface on AWS, which explained why customers might want to use FHIR (Fast Healthcare interoperability Resources) as a healthcare interface, and why serverless technology is a cost-efficient and flexible approach to these interfaces. The post explained the basic concepts underpinning FHIR, and how […]

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How to become a Redis maintainer one contribution at a time

Madelyn Olson may not be the most well-known of open source developers, but chances are you’ve benefited from her work. Olson is a new maintainer for and a longtime contributor to Redis, one of the world’s most popular databases and regularly touted by developers as the most loved. You’ve used Redis when on Twitter, GitHub, […]

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How to deploy a live events solution built with the Amazon Chime SDK

In this tutorial, I will explain how to deploy an interactive live events solution with which speakers can present to a large pre-selected audience, and moderators can screen attendees to participate in the broadcast. This interactive live events solution, built with the Amazon Chime SDK, addresses many of the shortcomings of traditional online meeting platforms […]

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Deploy, track, and roll back RDS database code changes using open source tools Liquibase and Jenkins

Customers across industries and verticals deal with relational database code deployment. In most cases, developers rely on database administrators (DBAs) to perform the database code deployment. This works well when the number of databases and the amount of database code changes are low. As organizations scale, however, they deal with different database engines—including Oracle, SQL […]

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