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Running Dicoogle, an open source PACS solution, on AWS (part 2)

This blog post is the second part of a two-part series that describes how to host a secure Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) server on AWS using Dicoogle open source software. In part one of this blog series, I introduced DICOM, explained the functionalities the solution provides, highlighted the AWS services used, and […]

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Running Dicoogle, an open source PACS solution, on AWS (part 1)

This blog is the first part of a two-part series that describes how to host a secure DICOM server on AWS. It is based on the Dicoogle open source software, which provides the functionality of a PACS (picture archiving and communication system). A PACS stores and indexes DICOM medical image files, and uses the DICOM […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry is now generally available for metrics

At the end of 2021 we made traces in OpenTelemetry generally available (GA) and then the focus in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project moved to metrics. We worked upstream in the community to implement metrics in SDKs and ensure compatibility with Prometheus as well as to stabilize the collector to support metrics. […]

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Announcing Amazon CloudWatch for Ray

Amazon CloudWatch is now available for Ray on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Ray is an open source (Apache 2.0 License) framework to build and scale distributed applications. CloudWatch is a monitoring and observability service that provides data and actionable insights to monitor your applications, respond to system-wide performance changes, and optimize resource utilization. […]

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Enabling Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Access Points in Apache Hadoop S3A

We’re pleased to announce that Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Access Points can now be used in Apache Hadoop 3.3.2 and any framework consuming the S3A connector or relying on the Hadoop Distributed File System (such as Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Apache Pig, and Apache Flink). In this post, we review what access point […]

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Simplifying Amazon ECS monitoring set up with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, we explain how to set up AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with the 1-click console integration. OpenTelemetry metrics and traces collection on Amazon ECS mainly consists in instrumenting your application and running the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector container, using its Amazon Elastic Container Registry […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.14 is now available with updated Lambda layers

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.14 is now available. You can download the latest AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector image from the  Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Release highlights OpenTelemetry Collector v0.38.0 Updated Lambda layers for Java, Java auto-instrumentation agent, JavaScript, and .Net New OpenTelemetry Operator image added to public Amazon ECR Added […]

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Auto-instrumenting a Python application with an AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Lambda layer

Customers want better insight into understanding the behavior of their systems, but not all customers can afford to make significant code changes in their existing pipelines to add more observability. In this walkthrough, we explain how to get telemetry data from AWS Lambda Python functions, without having to change a line of code. Find the […]

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Scaling Cortex with parallel compaction

In this post, Albert Choi, an intern on the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus team, shares his experience of designing and implementing parallel compactors inside of the Cortex open source project. The addition to the compactors enables Cortex to handle large volumes of active metrics per tenant. This blog post details the work done as […]

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Performing canary deployments and metrics-driven rollback with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Flagger

This post was written by Kevin Bell and Stefan Prodan. Canary deployments are a popular tool to reduce risk when deploying software, by exposing a new version to a small subset of traffic before rolling it out more broadly. Creating the machinery to do this kind of controlled rollout, and monitoring for possible problems and […]

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