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Introducing OpenSearch

Today, we are introducing the OpenSearch project, a community-driven, open source fork of Elasticsearch and Kibana. We are making a long-term investment in OpenSearch to ensure users continue to have a secure, high-quality, fully open source search and analytics suite with a rich roadmap of new and innovative functionality. This project includes OpenSearch (derived from […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds StatsD and Java support

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.8.0 is now available with StatsD support in the Collector and stable Java 1.0 support with an auto-instrumentation agent for observing your Java applications. StatsD Receiver The StatsD receiver is part of the OpenTelemetry Collector and collects StatsD metrics for exporting to your choice of monitoring service. This StatsD receiver […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds .NET tracing support

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) v 0.7.0 is now available with .NET support. This release adds support for tracing .NET applications using open source OpenTelemetry’s .NET API and SDK. You can use AWS monitoring backends, such as AWS X-Ray, as well as partner monitoring solutions for triaging and analyzing performance issues or bottlenecks in your […]

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Creating a bridge between machine learning and quantum computing with PennyLane

In this post, Josh Izaac (Xanadu) and Eric Kessler (AWS) explain how the open source PennyLane project helps bridge the gap between the quantum computing and machine learning communities. Today, we are announcing that AWS is joining the steering council of the PennyLane open source project for variational quantum computing and quantum machine learning. Our […]

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Congratulations, Rustaceans, on the creation of the Rust Foundation!

We celebrate today’s announcement of the creation of the Rust Foundation with the rest of the Rust community. As a founding member of the Rust Foundation, AWS is dedicated to the Rust Foundation’s mission to empower Rust maintainers to joyfully do their best work. Ten years and thousands of contributors in the making, the Rust […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds partner exporters for metrics and traces

Today’s release of AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.7.0 adds support for four more partner monitoring solutions—Datadog, Dynatrace, New Relic, and Splunk—enabling customers to send correlated metrics and traces using OpenTelemetry. These partner exporters are available now in addition to exporters for AWS monitoring services, such as Amazon CloudWatch, AWS X-Ray, and Amazon Managed Service […]

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Stepping up for a truly open source Elasticsearch

Last week, Elastic announced they will change their software licensing strategy, and will not release new versions of Elasticsearch and Kibana under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2). Instead, new versions of the software will be offered under the Elastic License (which limits how it can be used) or the Server Side Public License (which […]

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Testing AWS Lambda functions written in Java

Testing is an essential task when building software. Testing helps improve software quality by finding bugs before they reach production. The sooner we know there is a defect in code, the easier and cheaper it is to correct. Automated tests are a central piece in reducing this feedback loop. In association with a continuous integration […]

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re:Invent open source highlights: Week 3

Over the past three weeks, re:Invent 2020 has featured hundreds of sessions across many different topics and tracks. In this third and final post of the series, we’ll share open source highlights from week three. If you missed the previous articles, make sure you check out the first and second week’s highlights as well. Finally, […]

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re:Invent open source highlights: Week 2

Over the past three weeks, re:Invent 2020 has had hundreds of sessions across different topics and tracks. This is the second post of the re:Invent highlight series, covering week two open source highlights across various tracks and sessions. If you missed it, make sure you check out the first week’s highlights and week three. re:Invent […]

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