AWS Open Source Blog

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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)

by Greg Rubin and Yishai Galatzer 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: […]

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Centralized Container Logging with Fluent Bit

by Wesley Pettit and Michael Hausenblas AWS is built for builders. Builders are always looking for ways to optimize, and this applies to application logging. Not all logs are of equal importance. Some require real-time analytics, others simply need to be stored long-term so that they can be analyzed if needed. It’s therefore critical to […]

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Building Your Own AWS Service Broker Services

The AWS Service Broker open source project, launched at re:Invent 2017, allows developers using application platforms such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry to provision and expose native AWS services from within application platform interfaces. Though the Service Broker caters for a growing list of services, customers are looking for a simple way to extend AWS Service […]

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architecture for a Spinnaker pipeline with Jenkins and Amazon ECR.

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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Open Distro for Elasticsearch version 1.0.0 is now available

Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.0.0 is now available for you to download and run! The 1.0.0 release includes Elasticsearch 7.0.1 and Kibana 7.0.1 from upstream and the latest versions of the Open Distro for Elasticsearch plugins for alerting, performance analyzer, SQL, and security. The Kibana UI components for security and alerting are also part of […]

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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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Amazonians at OSCON 2019: A Week of Open Source

AWS is happy once again to be a Diamond sponsor at OSCON, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there! We’ve got a busy schedule this year, including an Open@Amazon day (Tuesday) open to all OSCON 2019 pass holders. Schedule MONDAY, July 15 10:00am–10:25am: Building Java in the Open, Arun Gupta [D135/136] TUESDAY, July 16 […]

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Using Pod Security Policies with Amazon EKS Clusters

You asked for it and with Kubernetes 1.13 we have enabled it:  Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) now supports Pod Security Policies. In this post we will review what PSPs are, how to enable them in the Kubernetes control plane and how to use them, from both the cluster admin and the developer perspective. What is a Pod Security Policy and […]

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