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Category: Open Source

AutoGluon how-to tutorial

Machine learning with AutoGluon, an open source AutoML library

If you work in data science, you might think that the hardest thing about machine learning is not knowing when you’ll be done. You start with a problem, a dataset, and an idea about how to solve it, but you never know whether your approach is going to work until later, after you’ve wasted time. […]

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Using R with Amazon Web Services for document analysis

This article is a guest post from David Kretch, Lead Data Scientist at Summit Consulting. In our previous post, we covered the basics of R and common workload pairings for R on AWS. In this second article in a two-part series, we’ll take a deeper dive on building a document processing application with AWS services. We’ll […]

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Getting started with R on Amazon Web Services

This article is a guest post from David Kretch, Lead Data Scientist at Summit Consulting. As R workloads grow and become increasingly resource intensive, the ability to move from a local compute environment to scaleable, fully managed cloud services on Amazon Web Services (AWS) becomes extremely valuable for cost, speed, and resiliency reasons. In this two-part […]

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How a startup wants to help secure the open source ecosystem with huntr, a bug bounty board

This article is a guest post from 418sec co-founders Adam Nygate, Jake Mimoni, and Jamie Slome. Dependency on open source code has grown over the years, and as new open source technologies are introduced, so are more vulnerabilities. Review by “many eyes” helps secure open source software, and depends on exposing the code to as […]

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Getting started with Jitsi, an open source web conferencing solution

Teams across the world are looking for solutions that help them to work and collaborate online in these unprecedented times. There are many options that customers have, so this post will help provide you with some options if you are looking. Many teams choose to use managed solutions to enable collaboration. If your business needs […]

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Why use Docker containers for machine learning development?

I like prototyping on my laptop, as much as the next person. When I want to collaborate, I push my code to GitHub and invite collaborators. And when I want to run experiments and need more compute power, I rent CPU and GPU instances in the cloud, copy my code and dependencies over, and run […]

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24 open source tools for the serverless developer: Part 2

This article is a guest post from AWS Serverless Hero Yan Cui. In the first part of this two-part series, we looked at deployment frameworks and explored some of the best Serverless Framework plugins. We also looked at org-formation and lumigo-cli and how they can make your life easier when you work with AWS and […]

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24 open source tools for the serverless developer: Part 1

This article is a guest post from AWS Serverless Hero Yan Cui. The mindset of a serverless developer is one of a minimalist: Don’t take on undifferentiated heavy-lifting, and leverage services as much as possible so we can focus on the things that actually differentiate our product and deliver value to our customers. In the […]

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Introducing a Dart runtime for AWS Lambda

Dart is a fast growing open source programming language, and powers some rapidly growing open source projects, such as Flutter. Thanks to custom AWS Lambda runtimes, you can run Dart in AWS Lambda. Writing your functions in Dart enables you to use your skills to develop mobile applications to create serverless backends. You also can […]

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How to integrate AWS Lambda with Spinnaker

In mid-2018, AWS began contributing to an exciting open source project, Spinnaker from Netflix. Spinnaker is a cloud-based continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker enables developers to focus on writing code and deploying their applications without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with tools such as […]

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