AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Announcements

Introducing AWS Cloud Map MCS Controller for K8s

Modern applications built using microservices patterns are distributed and dynamic by nature. Deploying these applications to Kubernetes clusters tightly couples the application and cluster together. Increasingly, customers are asking for the ability to deploy applications across clusters to allow for easier upgrades and migrations and to break down isolation boundaries. However, bridging the gap between […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Announcing Amazon Corretto 17 support roadmap

In September, we announced the general availability of Amazon Corretto 17. Amazon Corretto is a no-cost, multi-platform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). The JDK community has declared that OpenJDK 17 will be a long-term supported (LTS) version, which means it will continue to be updated beyond the standard two quarterly updates […]

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Visualizing time series data with the open source Synchro Charts

We are excited to open source Synchro Charts, a front-end component library that provides a collection of components to visualize time-series data for application developers with a focus on monitoring, root cause analysis, and analytics. Synchro Charts is used in AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor to help end users understand their operational data and alarms by […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry is now GA for tracing

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) is now generally available with production-ready tracing support. You can download the latest ADOT Collector image from the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Highlights End-to-end support for collecting, processing, and exporting traces. OTLP v 0.9.0 fully supported. Stability guarantees for tracing in the OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP). Semantic […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry 0.12 adds metrics support for AWS Lambda, Amazon ECS on EC2 metrics, and Amazon EKS metrics in Amazon Managed Prometheus (Preview)

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.12.0 is now available. You can download the latest ADOT Collector image from the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) Public Gallery. Release highlights Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) Infrastructure metrics and trace collection: Enhanced support in the Collector for gathering Amazon EKS infrastructure metrics and traces. This discovery […]

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Introducing DenseClus, an open source clustering package for mixed-type data

Today we announce the alpha release of DenseClus, an open source package for clustering high-dimensional, mixed-type data. DenseClus uses the uniform manifold approximation and projection (UMAP) and hierarchical density based clustering (HDBSCAN) algorithms to arrive at a clustering solution for both categorical and numerical data. With DenseClus, you provide a dataframe, and it will then […]

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