AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Adding AWS X-Ray support to the OpenTelemetry PHP library

In this blog post, AWS observability team intern engineer Oliver Hamuy shares his internship experience on his project to enhance the OpenTelemetry PHP SDK by adding support for AWS X-Ray. Please note that the OpenTelemetry PHP SDK is in development and in alpha state currently. We’ve tested the X-Ray pipeline for simple tracing using a […]

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Implementing CloudWatch-centric observability for Kubernetes-native developers in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

This post was written by Seth Dobson (Southwest Airlines), Paul Ramsey, and Sheetal Joshi. The solution presented in this blog shows how large enterprise organizations such as Southwest Airlines can implement an end-to-end, Amazon CloudWatch-centric observability solution for Kubernetes clusters running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) in a way that feels natural for […]

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Building a Helm chart for deploying the OpenTelemetry Operator

In this post, Shibo Wang, an intern on the AWS Open Source Observability team, shares his experience of designing and building the OpenTelemetry Operator Helm chart and integrating the OpenTelemetry Operator into the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT). This open source Helm chart allows you to install the OpenTelemetry Operator to an on-premises or managed […]

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Deployment patterns for the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry Collector with Amazon Elastic Container Service

The AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) is a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the OpenTelemetry project. Cloud-native, distributed technology stacks are now the norm, but these architectures introduce operational challenges, which have led to the rise of observability. Several different patterns can be used for deploying ADOT for observability, and this blog post will describe […]

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Integrating Amazon EFS with Podman running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

This post was written by Mayur Shetty and Vani Eswarappa. Podman is a daemonless open source, Linux-native tool designed for finding, running, building, sharing, and deploying applications using Open Containers Initiative (OCI) containers and container images on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system. Similar to other container engines, such as Docker, Podman depends on […]

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Adding security workflows to OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, intern engineers Karen Xu and Kelvin Lo describe their experience working in the popular open source project, OpenTelemetry. They describe how they added security scanning workflows to the project, including how it supports a major milestone in readying the software for production use. In any important and widely adopted open source […]

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Best practices for migrating self-hosted Prometheus on Amazon EKS to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

With Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers adopting Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), we often see requests for information regarding best practices to follow when moving self-managed Prometheus on Amazon EKS to AMP. In this article, we’ll examine those best practices, with a focus on the five pillars […]

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Deploying to Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow with CI/CD tools

Apache Airflow‘s active open source community, familiar Python development as directed acyclic graph (DAG) workflows, and extensive library of pre-built integrations have helped it become a leading tool for data scientists and engineers for creating data pipelines. Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA) is a fully managed service that makes running open source […]

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Running your own server for Jamulus, an open source solution to jam with other musicians online

Musician activities, such as choir and band rehearsals—or jamming out—were largely grounded by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. Many of these groups needed alternatives, and they often resorted to videoconferencing tools, such as Amazon Chime or open source tools, such as Jitsi. Most of these solutions are optimized for conversation, however, not for music, so they […]

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Serverless COBOL: Rejuvenating legacy code with open source software — Part 2

The benefits of the serverless architecture are not reserved to newly written applications. Legacy code can be combined with leading-edge technologies by deploying them in a cloud platform. This will ensure reuse of the massive existing legacy assets and further extend their life, thus using them in new ways. Serverless COBOL: Rejuvenating legacy code with […]

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