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Accelerate AWS IAM Identity Center Implementation Using AWS Cloud Development Kit

Accelerate AWS IAM Identity Center (Successor to AWS Single Sign-On) Implementation using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK)

In conversations with our customers, we often hear that they find it tedious to write AWS CloudFormation templates to create new permission sets, assign permission sets to users and groups in AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On) and grant access for users and groups to multiple AWS accounts in their organization. This […]

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Dashboards as code: A new approach to visualizing AWS APIs

You manage your infrastructure with code, why not manage your dashboards the same way? With Steampipe’s dashboards-as-code approach you write HCL to define dashboard widgets, and you write SQL to fill them with data extracted from APIs. Here are some common questions about your AWS resources: How many resources do I have? How old are […]

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How to use Amazon Lookout for Vision Python SDK

Amazon Lookout for Vision Python SDK: Cross-validation and Integration with Other AWS Services

Learn how to use the open source Python SDK for Lookout for Vision in either AWS Glue or AWS Lambda to quickly identify differences in images of objects at scale.

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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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Deploying Open Policy Agent (OPA) as a sidecar on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

Introduction The sidecar deployment pattern lets developers decouple monolithic applications into separate processes with high levels of isolation and encapsulation. To address cross-cutting concerns like logging, monitoring, and authorization, organizations can decouple these operations into sidecar containers shared across multiple microservices within a deployment. In order to perform operations like authorization, microservice deployments often depend […]

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Increase app responsiveness with MongoDB Realm mobile database and AWS Wavelength

This post was contributed by Robert Oberhofer, Senior Director of Technology Partnerships at MongoDB. This blog post introduces MongoDB Realm, and examines its core characteristics and key benefits. While Realm is widely used for building mobile applications, its capabilities are also relevant for other problem spaces, including IoT and Edge. Introduction to Realm Realm database […]

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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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