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AWS ParallelCluster with AWS Directory Services Authentication

AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and deployment of HPC clusters. In this post we combine ParallelCluster with AWS Directory Services to create a multi-user, POSIX-compliant system with centralized authentication and automated home directory creation. To grant only the minimum permissions to the nodes in the cluster, no AD configuration parameters or permissions are stored directly […]

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Best Practices for Running Ansys Fluent Using AWS ParallelCluster

Using HPC (high performance computing) to solve Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) challenges has become common practice. As the growth from HPC workstation to supercomputer has slowed over the last decade or two, compute clusters have increasingly taken the place of single, big SMP (shared memory processing) supercomputers, and have become the ‘new normal’. Another, more […]

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diagram: configure Gravitational’s (https://gravitational.com/) Teleport (https://gravitational.com/teleport/) as an authentication proxy for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS (https://aws.amazon.com/eks/)) using GitHub as the identity provider for authenticating users.

Authenticating to EKS Using GitHub Credentials with Teleport

July 15, 2020 update: Gravitational has updated the instructions for using Teleport with EKS to account for the latest changes in both products. Please see the Gravitational documentation for further details.  This post describes how to configure Gravitational’s Teleport as an authentication proxy for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), using GitHub as the identity […]

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Brian Gerkey and William Woodall of Open Robotics – cake-cutting ceremony.

ROS by the Bay Meetup

by Camilo Buscaron Last month, AWS hosted at our East Palo Alto offices the second ROS by the Bay Meetup organized by Open Robotics. ROS is an open source set of software libraries and tools that which helps developers build robot applications. We were excited to support this growing community of open source developers, with over […]

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AWS service that terminates TLS at the host level: graph showing dramatically reduced CPU utilization after deploying ACCP.

Amazon Introduces Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP)

In October, 2018, we introduced Amazon Corretto, an open source, no-cost, multi-platform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). At launch, we were focused on creating a high-quality, long-term supported distribution, with a few performance improvements. Today, we are pleased to release a major performance improvement feature: the Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP). […]

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Centralized Container Logging with Fluent Bit

by Wesley Pettit and Michael Hausenblas AWS is built for builders. Builders are always looking for ways to optimize, and this applies to application logging. Not all logs are of equal importance. Some require real-time analytics, others simply need to be stored long-term so that they can be analyzed if needed. It’s therefore critical to […]

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Building Your Own AWS Service Broker Services

The AWS Service Broker open source project, launched at re:Invent 2017, allows developers using application platforms such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry to provision and expose native AWS services from within application platform interfaces. Though the Service Broker caters for a growing list of services, customers are looking for a simple way to extend AWS Service […]

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architecture for a Spinnaker pipeline with Jenkins and Amazon ECR.

Build a Deployment Pipeline with Spinnaker on Kubernetes

Spinnaker is a continuous delivery platform, originally developed by Netflix, for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker makes it easier for developers to focus on writing code without having to worry about the underlying cloud infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with Jenkins and other popular build tools. In this post we will discuss on how […]

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