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Category: Technical How-to

Using Streamlit to build an interactive dashboard for data analysis on AWS

In this article, we’ll show how to stand up an Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) dashboard for business users using Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Streamlit. Streamlit is an open source framework for data scientists to efficiently create interactive web-based data applications in pure Python. In this tutorial, the EDA dashboard allows for quick end-to-end deployment […]

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Using Amazon Managed Grafana to troubleshoot a serverless application

Amazon Managed Grafana, is a fully managed service that makes visualizing and analyzing operational data at scale easier. Many customers choose Amazon Managed Grafana because of an existing investment in Grafana, its deep integration with vendors they might already be using, consolidation of metrics across environments, and powerful visualizations for both in-cloud and on-premises workloads. […]

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AWS One Observability Demo Workshop: What’s new with Prometheus, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a variety of observability services and tools to gain visibility and insights about your workload’s health and performance. For example, Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray offer a variety of features to collect, ingest, and perform operations on traces, metrics, and log data generated from workloads. Purpose-built solutions, such as CloudWatch […]

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Deploying Python Flask microservices to AWS using open source tools

Data has become the language of business. Organizations leverage data to better understand and deliver value to their customers. As a result, there is a growing need in many organizations for flexible patterns that can be leveraged to develop new applications and functionality to interact with their data. APIs, or application program interfaces, are a […]

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FreeRTOS.org update for Q1 2021

In the first three months of 2021, the FreeRTOS.org blog published several posts, containing both deep technical content and FreeRTOS improvement updates. Check out the roundup of article summaries below for topics of interest to you. As always, we would love for you to participate in the FreeRTOS Forums and contribute through FreeRTOS on GitHub […]

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Enhancing Spinnaker deployment experience of AWS Lambda functions with the Lambda plugin

This post was written by Jason Coffman, Gaurav Dhamija, Vikrant Kahlir, Nima Kaviani, Brandon Leach, Shyam Maniyedath, and Shrirang Moghe. Spinnaker is an open source continuous delivery platform that allows for fast-paced, reliable, and repeatable deployment of software to the cloud. For many AWS customers, including Airbnb, Pinterest, Snap, Autodesk, and Salesforce, Spinnaker is a critical piece of technology that […]

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Build, train, and deploy Amazon Lookout for Vision models using the Python SDK

Amazon Lookout for Vision is a new machine learning (ML) service that spots defects and anomalies in visual representations using computer vision (CV). It was made available in Preview at AWS re:Invent 2020 and became generally available in February 2021. This service lets manufacturing companies increase quality and reduce operational costs by quickly identifying differences […]

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Run Selenium tests at scale using AWS Fargate

This article demonstrates an approach for running Selenium tests at scale for low cost by utilizing AWS Fargate Spot to run tests without having to manage and orchestrate their containers. Selenium framework Integration tests, as defined by Martin Fowler, “determine if independently developed units of software work correctly when they are connected to each other.” […]

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Tracing AWS Lambda functions in AWS X-Ray with OpenTelemetry

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry is a secure, Amazon Web Services (AWS)-supported, production-ready distribution of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) OpenTelemetry project that provides open source APIs, libraries, and agents to collect distributed traces and metrics for application monitoring. OpenTelemetry is a community effort to simplify observability instrumentation for all. As a committed, active member of […]

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Using strong typing practices to declare a large number of resources with AWS CDK

AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software development framework that is used to declare Infrastructure as Code (IaC). It allows users to declare infrastructure in a general-purpose programming language and is an abstraction built on top of AWS CloudFormation. Resources declared in AWS CDK compile down to CloudFormation stacks that can […]

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