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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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re:Invent open source highlights: Week 1

Over the past three weeks, re:Invent 2020 has had hundreds of sessions across many different topics and tracks. In this series of posts, I’ll share highlights from the open source track and sessions. This article covers the first week, so make sure you check out week two and three highlights. re:Invent 2020 open source highlights: […]

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Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow unaffected by Airflow 1.10.12 vulnerability

Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA) is not affected by the recently announced vulnerability in Apache Airflow 1.10.12. The default airflow.cfg file uses a temporary key that is the same for all installations. In Airflow 1.10.12 and earlier, there was no restriction in using that temporary key on the Airflow web server, meaning that […]

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Enhancing AWS X-Ray support in OpenTelemetry JavaScript SDK

In this post, AWS intern Kelvin Lo shares his experience of enhancing the OpenTelemetry JavaScript SDK to support AWS X-Ray. These enhancements are also available in the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry. OpenTelemetry is a popular open source project under Cloud Native Computing (CNCF) Foundation. OpenTelemetry provides a set of components including APIs and SDKs for […]

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Go support for AWS X-Ray now available in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, AWS interns Wilbert Guo and Kelvin Lo share their experience in enhancing the OpenTelemetry Go SDK to support sending traces to AWS X-Ray. These enhancements are also available in the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry. AWS X-Ray is a service that collects data and provides tools that allow us to view, filter, […]

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How AWS and Grafana Labs are scaling Cortex for the cloud

This post was co-authored by Jérôme Decq, Richard Anton, and Tom Wilkie. When we decided to offer a monitoring solution purpose-built for containers users, supporting Prometheus use-case patterns quickly became necessary. However, using Prometheus at cloud scale is difficult. We studied different architectures such as Prometheus plus a dedicated time series database, Thanos, and Cortex. […]

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Building a reliable metrics pipeline with the OpenTelemetry Collector for AWS Managed Service for Prometheus

In this blog post, AWS intern engineers Aman Brar and Jason Liu talk about their experience working with the OpenTelemetry Collector and Prometheus Remote Write Exporter. They share their experiences in tackling challenges they faced and how they applied lessons learned to ensure the reliability of the AWS Distro for the OpenTelemetry Collector as the […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds Prometheus and Lambda support and other cool features

Today’s release of the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) now brings support for Prometheus and AWS Lambda and adds AWS X-Ray support in Go and Python. The release also adds an OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP) HTTP exporter, an AWS EMF exporter, and an X-Ray exporter. Prometheus support: Prometheus support includes an out-of-process remote write exporter for […]

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