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New cluster-mode support in redis-py

What is Redis? Redis is an incredibly popular open source (BSD licensed) in-memory data store, generally used as a database, cache, or message broker. Redis is regularly touted by developers as the most loved database and you’ve used Redis when on Twitter, GitHub, Instagram, Airbnb, and many other products. Redis Clusters enable you to scale […]

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Hotpatch for Apache Log4j

CVE-2021-44228 has made for a busy weekend trying to patch or mitigate the vulnerability in a pervasively used open source logging platform, Apache Log4j. We recommend that those running affected applications upgrade Log4j to version 2.16 to address this vulnerability. However, this isn’t always quick, so folks from the Coretto team spent some time building […]

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Automate Amazon EKS upgrades with infrastructure as code

In this post, we explain how to use managed node groups to upgrade Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) cluster nodes in parallel from 1.19 to 1.20. Users can use the AWS Service Catalog to support an automated workflow with granular controls. This capability provides the option to upgrade the control plane and nodes. A […]

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Best practices for discoverability of a construct library on Construct Hub

In this blog post, I will provide an overview of best practices to improve the discoverability of your construct libraries on Construct Hub. I will also describe how Construct Hub automates some aspects of the discovery without additional effort from the publisher. Construct Hub is an online registry of open-source Cloud Development Kit (CDK) libraries […]

Simplifying Amazon ECS monitoring set up with AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, we explain how to set up AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with the 1-click console integration. OpenTelemetry metrics and traces collection on Amazon ECS mainly consists in instrumenting your application and running the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector container, using its Amazon Elastic Container Registry […]

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.14 is now available with updated Lambda layers

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.14 is now available. You can download the latest AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector image from the  Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Release highlights OpenTelemetry Collector v0.38.0 Updated Lambda layers for Java, Java auto-instrumentation agent, JavaScript, and .Net New OpenTelemetry Operator image added to public Amazon ECR Added […]

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Amazon MWAA with AWS CodeArtifact for Python dependencies

This post was written by Dzenan Softic and Sam Dengler. Many organizations rely on Apache Airflow, an open source project, to orchestrate their data pipelines. In 2020, Amazon Web Services (AWS) released Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA), which lets engineers focus on business solutions rather than on running and maintaining infrastructure for […]

Auto-instrumenting a Python application with an AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Lambda layer

Customers want better insight into understanding the behavior of their systems, but not all customers can afford to make significant code changes in their existing pipelines to add more observability. In this walkthrough, we explain how to get telemetry data from AWS Lambda Python functions, without having to change a line of code. Find the […]