AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Developer Tools

Clare Liguori speaking at re:Invent.

re:Cap part three – open source at re:Invent 2019

Wrapping up our final summary, we kick off with a roundup of the open source updates in the area of compute and emerging technologies. We start with a great explanation of Fargate on Firecracker from Clare Ligouri during Werner Vogel’s keynote, and proceed to a broad selection of the container sessions and workshops that ran […]

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re:Invent 2019 AWS Amplify session video image.

re:Cap part two – open source at re:Invent 2019

Some of the most well-attended sessions at re:Invent covered mobile and web development with GraphQL and AWS Amplify. There was plenty of new stuff to get your teeth into and a broad selection of interesting and well-thought-out workshops. Now that anyone can create construct libraries in AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), there were also […]

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Amazon Corretto Duke logo.

New update channels for Amazon Corretto releases

Customers using Amazon Corretto, an open source, no-cost, multi-platform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK), have asked us to enable familiar tools that developers and system administrators can use to update their installations. Today we are announcing the official Corretto Yum and Apt repositories, permanent download URLs, and a public Corretto Amazon […]

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Continuous Integration Architecture using Terraform and Jenkins.

Continuous Integration using Jenkins and HashiCorp Terraform on Amazon EKS

This blog post is the result of a collaboration between Amazon Web Services and HashiCorp. HashiCorp is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Technology Partner with AWS Competencies in both DevOps and Containers. Introduction Customers running microservices-based applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) are looking for guidance on architecting complete end-to-end Continuous Integration […]

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Overview of the infrastructure pipeline.

Using AWS CodePipeline and open source tools for at-scale infrastructure deployment

AWS offers a rich set of developer tools to host code, build, and deploy your application and/or infrastructure to AWS. These include AWS CodePipeline, for continuous integration and continuous deployment orchestration; AWS CodeCommit, a fully-managed source control service; AWS CodeBuild, a fully-managed continuous integration service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages; […]

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architecture for continuous delivery with Spinnaker on Amazon EKS.

Continuous Delivery using Spinnaker on Amazon EKS

I work closely with partners, helping them to architect solutions on AWS for their customers. Customers running their microservices-based applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) are looking for guidance on architecting complete end-to-end Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment/Delivery (CD) pipelines using Jenkins and Spinnaker. The benefits of using Jenkins include that it […]

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Amazon Corretto Duke logo.

Amazon joins the Java Community Process (JCP)

Amazon runs thousands of Java production services; both we and our customers depend heavily on  various distributions of the JDK (Java Development Kit). In 2016 we started building Amazon Corretto, our OpenJDK binary distribution, and started using it to run AWS and other Amazon services. In 2018, we open sourced Corretto and made it available […]

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Rust language logo.

AWS’ sponsorship of the Rust project

We’re really excited to announce that AWS is sponsoring the Rust programming language! Rust is designed for writing and maintaining fast, reliable, and efficient code. It has seen considerable uptake since its first stable release four years ago, with companies like Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla all using Rust. Rust has also seen lots of growth […]

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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)

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: the Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP). […]

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Amazon Corretto Duke logo.

Using GraalVM to Build Minimal Docker Images for Java Applications

Optimizing the size of Docker images has several benefits. One of these is faster deployment times, which is very important if your application needs to scale out quickly to respond to an unexpected traffic burst. In this post, I’ll show you an interesting approach for optimizing Docker images for Java applications, which also helps to […]

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