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How to deploy Spinnaker Keel on Amazon EKS

Originally open sourced by Netflix in 2015, Spinnaker is a continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker provides the flexibility to deploy applications on virtual machines running in the cloud or in your container platform of choice, such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) or Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon […]

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architecture for sample request parameter-based OPA Lambda authorizer that receives the identity of the caller in a combination of headers and converts them as structured context data for OPA to make a policy decision and authorize your API call

Creating a custom Lambda authorizer using Open Policy Agent

Organizations have complex infrastructure and need common tooling to make decisions about the system as a whole. In such scenarios, policy-based decision making could be implemented using Open Policy Agent (OPA). OPA is an open source, general-purpose policy engine, which decouples policy decision-making from policy enforcement. When a web-based application needs to make a policy […]

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Pixie, Kubernetes observability without code changes

Gathering insights on Kubernetes applications, services, and network traffic with Pixie

We often hear from our Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) users that adopting an open source observability stack is a top priority for their organizations. That’s why we are excited about Pixie, an Extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) powered, open source, observability platform for Kubernetes. New Relic is in the process of contributing Pixie […]

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Packaging and deploying AWS Lambda functions written in Java with AWS Cloud Development Kit

Many Java applications use Apache Maven or Gradle for building and managing the project. These tools help map how to build a particular piece of software, along with its different dependencies. In almost every scenario, these applications will depend on several external dependencies/libraries. AWS Lambda functions written in Java also use these tools for packaging […]

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Diagram: Batching Telemetry data flow in the OpenTelemetry Lambda extension

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds Lambda layers for more languages and Collector

The latest release of the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) now provides AWS-managed Lambda layers for Java, NodeJS, and Python for an easier getting-started experience for customers sending traces from their applications to AWS X-Ray. ADOT 0.9.0 also now provides a Lambda layer for the OpenTelemetry Collector for customers to collect trace data from their […]

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Announcing availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with High Availability on Amazon EC2

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability (RHEL w/ HA) Add-On is now available as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) in the AWS console for RHEL 8.3 and 7.9. RHEL customers can now combine the scale, performance, and elasticity of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) with RHEL w/ HA to build highly available compute […]

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AWS DeepRacer is now open source and ready to hit the road with ROS 2

Reinforcement learning (RL) has become one of the most popular machine learning techniques for training robots in simulation. RL enables models to learn complex behaviors without labeled training data and allows the models to make short-term decisions while optimizing for longer-term goals. AWS DeepRacer offers an autonomous 1/18th scale race car driven by a reinforcement […]

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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 Amazon Managed Grafana to troubleshoot a serverless application

Amazon Managed Grafana, is a fully managed service that makes visualizing and analyzing operational data at scale easier. Many customers choose Amazon Managed Grafana because of an existing investment in Grafana, its deep integration with vendors they might already be using, consolidation of metrics across environments, and powerful visualizations for both in-cloud and on-premises workloads. […]

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AWS One Observability Demo Workshop: What’s new with Prometheus, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a variety of observability services and tools to gain visibility and insights about your workload’s health and performance. For example, Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray offer a variety of features to collect, ingest, and perform operations on traces, metrics, and log data generated from workloads. Purpose-built solutions, such as CloudWatch […]

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