AWS Open Source Blog

Category: DevOps

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Realize Policy-as-Code with AWS Cloud Development Kit through Open Policy Agent

AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software framework that allows users to define and provision AWS infrastructure using familiar programming languages. Using CDK, you can version control infrastructure, and the Infrastructure-as-Code concept opens up new opportunities to manage AWS infrastructure more efficiently and reliably. But when planning to deploy new AWS […]

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Why Jenkins still continuously serves developers

For an estimated 15 million developers, Jenkins is synonymous with countless iterations of collectible stickers of the iconic, non-assuming butler that have adorned their laptops all over the world. The butler is representative of the ubiquitous open source continuous integration (CI) technology that has quietly automated an endless set of development tasks for well over […]

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Automating your ECS container architecture deployments with ECS ComposeX

This is a guest post by a third-party author. John Preston is an experienced solution architect who enjoys development and who has spent time working on and open sourcing the automation of AWS architecture deployments, including the ECS ComposeX open source project. In this post, John talks about the motivation for this project, and how […]

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Managing secrets deployment in Kubernetes using Sealed Secrets

Kubernetes is an open source system for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It is especially suitable for building and deploying cloud-native applications on a massive scale, leveraging the elasticity of the cloud. Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service for running a production-grade, highly available Kubernetes cluster on […]

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Continuous delivery with server-side Swift on AWS

Swift is a general-purpose programming language released by Apple in 2014. It aimed to provide many of the features of Objective-C, such as type safety, late binding, and dynamic dispatch, in a package that would improve developer productivity and code safety. Although Swift has been a popular replacement for Objective-C for iOS development, it is […]

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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 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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Build a Deployment Pipeline with Spinnaker on Kubernetes

Spinnaker is a continuous delivery platform, originally developed by Netflix, for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker makes it easier for developers to focus on writing code without having to worry about the underlying cloud infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with Jenkins and other popular build tools. In this post we will discuss on how […]

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Demystifying ENTRYPOINT and CMD in Docker

中文版 – As you begin your Docker container creation journey, you might find yourself faced with a puzzling question: Should your Dockerfile contain an ENTRYPOINT instruction, a CMD instruction, or both? In this post, I discuss the differences between the two in detail, and explain how best to use them in various use cases you […]

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Amazon Corretto 8 Now Generally Available

  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 and have […]

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