AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Open Source

Compliance as code and auto-remediation with Cloud Custodian

Many organizations identify governance and compliance as challenges, and a lack of visibility into cloud infrastructure as a prevalent problem. Companies spend thousands of hours a year maintaining compliance. Automating compliance monitoring and response not only reduces the burden of maintenance, but also increases the visibility across cloud environments. With the increasing cost and human […]

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etcd gets ready to graduate

Update: On November 24, 2020 the Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced etcd graduation. Etcd, a distributed key-value store that helps powers projects such as Kubernetes, is set to join the ranks of the most critical and recognizable projects for open source computing. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the non-profit foundation that serves as the […]

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What is Trapheus?

This article is a guest post from Namita Devadas and Rohit Kumar, Senior Software Engineers at Intuit. Trapheus is an open source Python serverless utility for automated restoration of Relational Database Service (RDS) instances from snapshots into any development, staging, or production environments. It supports snapshot-based restoration for individual RDS instances (for example, Oracle, MySQL, […]

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Accelerate infrastructure as code development with open source Former2

In this post, AWS Community Hero, Ian Mckay, highlights the capabilities of Former2, an open source project that enables you to generate infrastructure as code (IaC) templates from existing AWS resources in your account. This post covers how Mckay created Former2, how to use it, the challenges around it, and the future for Former2. When […]

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How DNAnexus used the open source Former2 project to create infrastructure as code templates for their disaster recovery pipeline

This is a guest post by Varderes Barsegyan, a former DevOps engineer at DNAnexus. Founded in 2009, APN Partner DNAnexus is a cloud-based genomics company that has built a cloud platform and global network for scientific collaboration and accelerated discovery. The platform provides compute and storage capabilities, customizable bioinformatics pipelines, and supports customers with specialized […]

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Getting started with Spring Boot on AWS: Part 2

This is a guest post from Björn Wilmsmann, Philip Riecks, and Tom Hombergs, authors of the upcoming book Stratospheric: From Zero to Production with Spring Boot and AWS. In part 1 of this two-part Spring Boot tutorial, we provided a brief introduction to Spring Cloud for AWS and covered how to display content of an […]

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Getting started with Spring Boot on AWS: Part 1

This is a guest post from Björn Wilmsmann, Philip Riecks, and Tom Hombergs, authors of the upcoming book Stratospheric: From Zero to Production with Spring Boot and AWS. Spring Boot is the leading framework for building applications in the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) ecosystem. In a nutshell, open source Spring Boot adds auto-configuration on top […]

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AWS adds Prometheus Remote Write Exporter to OpenTelemetry Collector

In this post, AWS intern Yang Hu describes how he made his first engineering contributions to the popular open source observability project—OpenTelemetry. His contributions to OpenTelemetry included adding a Prometheus Remote Write Exporter to the OpenTelemetry Collector. This exporter enables you to send system metrics generated from OpenTelemetry API, Prometheus instrumented libraries, or other sources, […]

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Building the future of robots development with ROS 2

Few things have changed the world more than the internet, and at the heart of the internet is the open source LAMP stack. LAMP, short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, enabled developers to build new, interactive web experiences that have changed the way we shop, communicate, learn, and more. In robotics, we’re on the […]

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Distributed tracing with OpenTelemetry

These days, more and more systems deploy as a set of services using containers. You may already be using services like Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) or Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) for quickly getting started with container workloads. Separating out services enables separation of concerns that can enable teams to operate independently […]

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