AWS Open Source Blog

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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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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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Amazon Corretto 8 Now Generally Available

  中文版 – Amazon Corretto 8, a no-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of OpenJDK, is now Generally Available (Corretto 8 had been in preview since we announced it in November, 2018). Amazon runs Corretto internally on thousands of production services. We at Amazon are committed to keeping Java free. Since preview, we’ve listened to our customers […]

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Integrating Phabricator with AWS CodePipeline via AWS CodeCommit

中文版 Realizing true DevOps culture means implementing a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline from development to production, often integrating popular open source tools with cloud services such as AWS CodeCommit and AWS CodePipeline. In this post, Junaid Kapadia shows how to integrate Phabricator, an open source code manager, into a cloud-based CI/CD pipeline. […]

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Introducing Amazon Corretto

Introducing Amazon Corretto, a No-Cost Distribution of OpenJDK with Long-Term Support

Update! Amazon Corretto became Generally Available on January 31st, 2019. Java is one of the most popular languages in use by AWS customers, and we are committed to supporting Java and keeping it free. Many of our customers have become concerned that they would have to pay for a long-term supported version of Java to […]

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Style Dictionary + Hacktoberfest

中文版 The maintainers of Style Dictionary participated in Hacktoberfest this year for the first time, and it was a truly amazing experience. While our numbers don’t seem large, it has been terrific to get new contributors involved in the project and kick-start a lot of work that was in our backlog. One of the biggest benefits […]

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Tracing End-to-End Performance of Messaging Applications Built on Apache Kafka Using AWS X-Ray

Developers are using microservices architecture to build large and complex distributed applications. Distributed applications provide flexibility to isolate issues to a specific microservice, and optimize that microservice independent of other microservices. While such distributed applications scale well, it can be challenging to identify performance issues in disparate parts of the application. AWS X-Ray helps developers […]

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