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Category: Open Source

AWS adds a C++ Prometheus Exporter to OpenTelemetry

In this post, two AWS interns—Cunjun Wang and Eric Hsueh—describe their first engineering contributions to the popular open source observability project OpenTelemetry. OpenTelemetry aims to develop an open standard and provides implementation in multiple programming languages for collecting telemetry data, including metrics, tracing, and logs. The interns contributed the C++ Prometheus Exporter to the OpenTelemetry […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 3

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub In the first two parts of this […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 2

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub In the first part of this series […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 1

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub Over the years, AWS customers have found […]

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Getting started with Travis-CI.com on AWS Graviton2

AWS Graviton2 processors deliver a major leap in performance and capabilities over first-generation AWS Graviton processors. They power Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) M6g, C6g, and R6g instances, and their variants with local disk storage. Graviton2-based EC2 instances provide up to 40% better price/performance over comparable current generation x86-based instances for a wide variety […]

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Creating simple AWS Cost and Usage charts with D3 JavaScript library

Web applications interacting with AWS in a number of ways may need to represent and display sets of information in the form of charts, diagrams, or graphs. Common examples of that information includes small amounts of data coming from AWS Costs & Usage Reports or Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), either historical or real-time. […]

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How to build a scalable BigBlueButton video conference solution on AWS

BigBlueButton is an open source video conference system that supports various audio and video formats and allows the use of integrated video-, screen- and document-sharing functions. BigBlueButton has features for multi-user whiteboards, breakout rooms, public and private chats, polling, moderation, emojis, and raise-hands. In this post, we will explain how AWS customers who are looking […]

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Open source tools are scaling and expanding access to education

In recent months, open source technologies have helped universities and colleges around the world scale remote learning at an unprecedented rate. As educators sought online resources and collaboration tools, open source technologies provided a unique opportunity to scale their education in a fast and cost-effective way without compromising flexibility or quality. Additionally, these tools provided […]

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OpenShift 4 on AWS Quick Starts

Customers selecting AWS as their preferred cloud have been able to deploy OpenShift through a variety of means. In this post we will explore what has changed in the latest version of OpenShift, and what these changes mean for AWS customers. We also will explore the latest OpenShift on AWS Quick Starts open source project, […]

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Dgraph on AWS: Setting up a horizontally scalable graph database

This article is a guest post from Joaquin Menchaca, an SRE at Dgraph. Dgraph is an open source, distributed graph database, built for production environments, and written entirely in Go. Dgraph is fast, transactional, sharded, and distributed (joins, filters, sorts), consistently replicated with Raft, and provides fault tolerance with synchronous replication and horizontal scalability. The […]

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