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AWS is doubling down on improving the open source continuous delivery experience for our customers

We are thrilled to announce that AWS is joining the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) as a Premier member. Continuous delivery is the bridge between software that our customers build and cloud services that AWS offers, and CDF is the interface to the community that is driving many important innovations in this space. We join the […]

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Cloud governance and compliance on AWS with policy as code

To stay competitive, organizations must innovate faster and operate more efficiently, and using dynamic and highly scalable cloud resources can help. IT teams can shift from the mindset of a binary choice between business agility and governance control, to a mindset that includes speed and governance over cost, security, compliance, and more. The following common […]

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How open source on AWS helped NearForm quickly build and scale its Covid-19 contact tracing app

This post was contributed by Colm Harte, Technical Director, NearForm. At NearForm, we use small cross-functional teams to rapidly build high-performance, highly scalable digital products using open source software (OSS) and a cloud-first approach. In this article, we share why and how we use open source and AWS to help us build digital products at […]

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Scaling threat prevention on AWS with Suricata

This post was written by Victor Julien, Kelley Misata, Shakeel Ahmad, and Maritza Mills. Suricata is a fast, robust, open source network threat detection engine that includes real-time intrusion detection (IDS), an inline intrusion prevention system (IPS), network security monitoring (NSM), and offline packet capture (pcap) processing. Suricata is owned by the community-run, non-profit Open […]

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Using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector for cross-account metrics collection on Amazon ECS

In November 2020, we announced OpenTelemetry support on AWS with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project. With ADOT, you can instrument applications to send correlated metrics and traces to multiple AWS solutions, such as our Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) and […]

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Managing AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector with AWS Systems Manager Distributor

AWS Systems Manager Distributor simplifies the distribution, installation, and update process for software packages on managed instances at scale. AWS Systems Manager also provides a secured and centralized repository with version control for these software packages. With AWS Systems Manager Distributor, users can install and update their software packages for a large set of managed […]

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.10.0 is now available with AWS Lambda layers for .Net

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) version 0.10.0 is now available with AWS Lambda layers for AWS X-Ray support in .Net. Latest versions of AWS Lambda layers with AWS X-Ray support are now available for the OpenTelemetry Collector, Java, Java instrumentation, JavaScript, and Python. Review the changelog for the list of Lambda updates made for version […]

Enhancing data science environments with Vim, tmux, and Zsh on Amazon EC2

This post was written by Josiah Davis, Yin Song, and Anne Hu. The solution can also be found on GitHub. Many professional data scientists are adopting open source software development tools such as Vim, tmux, and Zsh to get more productivity out of their working environment. Vim is a free and open source, highly configurable […]

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What’s up with open source at AWS? Attend Open@Amazon live on Twitch June 16

Open@Amazon is a developer-focused, full day of virtual sessions presented live by AWS experts on June 16th, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM (EDT). RSVP now to view the agenda and add sessions to your calendar. This one-day online event will dive deep into a range of homegrown AWS open source projects as well as AWS Partner and […]

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Introducing Assisted Log Enabler for AWS

Logging information is important for troubleshooting issues and analyzing performance, and when Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers do not have logging turned on, the ability to assist them becomes limited, to the point that performing analysis may be impossible. In some cases, customers may not have the technical expertise needed to set up logging properly […]