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What’s up with open source at AWS? Attend Open@Amazon live on Twitch June 16

Open@Amazon is a developer-focused, full day of virtual sessions presented live by AWS experts on June 16th, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM (EDT). RSVP now to view the agenda and add sessions to your calendar. This one-day online event will dive deep into a range of homegrown AWS open source projects as well as AWS Partner and […]

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re:Invent open source highlights: Week 3

Over the past three weeks, re:Invent 2020 has featured hundreds of sessions across many different topics and tracks. In this third and final post of the series, we’ll share open source highlights from week three. If you missed the previous articles, make sure you check out the first and second week’s highlights as well. Finally, […]

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re:Invent open source highlights: Week 2

Over the past three weeks, re:Invent 2020 has had hundreds of sessions across different topics and tracks. This is the second post of the re:Invent highlight series, covering week two open source highlights across various tracks and sessions. If you missed it, make sure you check out the first week’s highlights and week three. re:Invent […]

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re:Invent open source highlights: Week 1

Over the past three weeks, re:Invent 2020 has had hundreds of sessions across many different topics and tracks. In this series of posts, I’ll share highlights from the open source track and sessions. This article covers the first week, so make sure you check out week two and three highlights. re:Invent 2020 open source highlights: […]

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How AWS and Grafana Labs are scaling Cortex for the cloud

This post was co-authored by Jérôme Decq, Richard Anton, and Tom Wilkie. When we decided to offer a monitoring solution purpose-built for containers users, supporting Prometheus use-case patterns quickly became necessary. However, using Prometheus at cloud scale is difficult. We studied different architectures such as Prometheus plus a dedicated time series database, Thanos, and Cortex. […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds Prometheus and Lambda support and other cool features

Today’s release of the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) now brings support for Prometheus and AWS Lambda and adds AWS X-Ray support in Go and Python. The release also adds an OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP) HTTP exporter, an AWS EMF exporter, and an X-Ray exporter. Prometheus support: Prometheus support includes an out-of-process remote write exporter for […]

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How AWS and Grafana Labs are collaborating to improve Grafana for all

Torkel Ödegaard was fed up. As a developer and architect, he says he struggled to get people on his team to instrument their applications and services and build dashboards to make analyzing and understanding the company’s application data over time easier. In our recent interview, Torkel says his former employer had a forward-looking microservices architecture, […]

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How AWS Partners can help you get started with EKS-D

In case you missed it, last week during the re:Invent keynote, Andy Jassy announced Amazon EKS Anywhere, a new deployment option for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) that enables you to easily create and operate Kubernetes clusters on-premises thanks to the launch of Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D). EKS-D is a Kubernetes distribution based on […]

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Introducing Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D)

This post was contributed by Allan Naim, Chandler Hoisington, Raja Jadeja, Micah Hausler, and Michael Hausenblas. Today we announced Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D), a Kubernetes distribution based on and used by Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to create reliable and secure Kubernetes clusters. With EKS-D, you can rely on the same versions of Kubernetes […]

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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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