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Category: AWS CloudFormation

Using Streamlit to build an interactive dashboard for data analysis on AWS

In this article, we’ll show how to stand up an Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) dashboard for business users using Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Streamlit. Streamlit is an open source framework for data scientists to efficiently create interactive web-based data applications in pure Python. In this tutorial, the EDA dashboard allows for quick end-to-end deployment […]

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Using strong typing practices to declare a large number of resources with AWS CDK

AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software development framework that is used to declare Infrastructure as Code (IaC). It allows users to declare infrastructure in a general-purpose programming language and is an abstraction built on top of AWS CloudFormation. Resources declared in AWS CDK compile down to CloudFormation stacks that can […]

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Open source mobile core network implementation on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

As introduced in Amazon Web Services (AWS) whitepapers, Carrier-grade Mobile Packet Core Network on AWS and 5G Network Evolution with AWS, implementing 4G Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and 5G Core (5GC) on AWS can bring a significant value and benefit, such as scalability, flexibility, and programmable orchestration, as well as automation of the underlying infrastructure layer. This […]

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The CDK Patterns open source journey

This post was contributed by Matthew Coulter, Technical Architect at Liberty Mutual. In the summer of 2019, I successfully applied for a promotion to the position of account architect at Liberty IT Solutions, a part of Liberty Mutual Group. This changed everything, as I went from being the systems architect supporting one area to an […]

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Accelerate infrastructure as code development with open source Former2

In this post, AWS Community Hero, Ian Mckay, highlights the capabilities of Former2, an open source project that enables you to generate infrastructure as code (IaC) templates from existing AWS resources in your account. This post covers how Mckay created Former2, how to use it, the challenges around it, and the future for Former2. When […]

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Multi-environment CI/CD pipelines with AWS CodePipeline and open source tools

A common scenario AWS customers face is how to automate their infrastructure deployments on AWS. Customers must create a secure, agile workflow that deploys to the cloud and uses their preferred AWS services. Customers also need a reliable, supportable deployment pattern driven by automated workflows that are not overly complex and difficult to manage. Customer […]

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How to build a scalable BigBlueButton video conference solution on AWS

BigBlueButton is an open source video conference system that supports various audio and video formats and allows the use of integrated video-, screen- and document-sharing functions. BigBlueButton has features for multi-user whiteboards, breakout rooms, public and private chats, polling, moderation, emojis, and raise-hands. In this post, we will explain how AWS customers who are looking […]

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OpenShift 4 on AWS Quick Starts

Customers selecting AWS as their preferred cloud have been able to deploy OpenShift through a variety of means. In this post we will explore what has changed in the latest version of OpenShift, and what these changes mean for AWS customers. We also will explore the latest OpenShift on AWS Quick Starts open source project, […]

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Deploy AWS CloudFormation stacks with GitHub Actions

At GitHub Universe 2019, we announced that we open sourced four new GitHub Actions for Amazon ECS and ECR. Fast forward to 2020 we are expanding the number of available actions by releasing AWS CloudFormation Action for GitHub Actions. This GitHub Action enables developers and cloud engineers to maintain their infrastructure as code in a […]

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How to deploy a live events solution built with the Amazon Chime SDK

In this tutorial, I will explain how to deploy an interactive live events solution with which speakers can present to a large pre-selected audience, and moderators can screen attendees to participate in the broadcast. This interactive live events solution, built with the Amazon Chime SDK, addresses many of the shortcomings of traditional online meeting platforms […]

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