AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Technical How-to

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Open source mobile core network implementation on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

As introduced in Amazon Web Services (AWS) whitepapers, Carrier-grade Mobile Packet Core Network on AWS and 5G Network Evolution with AWS, implementing 4G Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and 5G Core (5GC) on AWS can bring a significant value and benefit, such as scalability, flexibility, and programmable orchestration, as well as automation of the underlying infrastructure layer. This […]

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Integrating identity providers, such as OneLogin, Ping Identity, Okta, and Azure AD, to SSO into Amazon Managed Grafana

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. Visit the website to learn more. In December 2020, AWS announced Amazon Managed Grafana, a fully managed service that is developed together with Grafana Labs and based on open source Grafana. Enhanced with enterprise capabilities, Amazon Managed Grafana makes it easier to […]

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Building a prototype for the Logging API and SDK for the OpenTelemetry C++ library

In this article, intern engineers on the open source observability team, Karen Xu and Mark Seufert, describe their design and implementation of an open source prototype Logging API and SDK for the OpenTelemetry C++ library. This library allows users to write and collect logs from their distributed and instrumented applications. This article details the goals […]

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Integrating EC2 macOS workers with EKS and GitLab

At our annual re:Invent conference in December 2020 we announced an all new macOS-based Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. This new instance allows developers to build, test, and package their applications for all Apple platforms, such as macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS. Customers have been asking us for ways to integrate their […]

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Building a Prometheus Remote Write Exporter for the OpenTelemetry Python SDK

In this post, AWS intern engineers Azfaar Qureshi and Shovnik Bhattacharya talk about their experience building the OpenTelemetry Prometheus Remote Write Exporter for Python. They share their experiences in tackling challenges they faced while building this tool, which is used for sending metrics to Prometheus protocol-based service endpoints. As software deployments become increasingly more complex, […]

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Using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus to monitor EC2 environments

April 16, 2021: This article has been updated to reflect changes introduced by AWS Signature Version 4 support on Prometheus server. We recently announced Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) that allows you to create a fully managed, secure, Prometheus-compatible environment to ingest, query, and store Prometheus metrics. In a previous blog post from the […]

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AWS ParallelCluster post-install: EnginFrame and DCV Session Manager Broker

With the newest tools and services provided by AWS, such as AWS ParallelCluster, you can set up a fully functional high-performance computing (HPC) cluster in minutes. ParallelCluster not only simplifies the process of setting up and running technical and scientific applications, it also takes advantage of the power, scale, and flexibility of the cloud and […]

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Configuring Grafana Cloud Agent for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

This post was written by Robert Fratto, Imaya Kumar Jagannathan, and Alolita Sharma. The Grafana Cloud Agent is a lightweight alternative to running a full Prometheus server. It keeps the necessary parts for discovering and scraping Prometheus exporters and sending metrics to the backend, which in this case is the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus […]

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Continuous deployment of Cloud Custodian to AWS Control Tower

Cloud Custodian is an open source, cloud security, governance, and management tool that enables users to keep their Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment secure and well managed by defining policies in a YAML domain specific language (DSL). Cloud Custodian works by defining policies in a YAML file and running the defined policies against AWS accounts. […]

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Setting up Grafana on EC2 to query metrics from Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

The recently launched Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) service provides a highly available and secure environment to ingest, query, and store Prometheus metrics. We can query the metrics from the AMP environment using Amazon Managed Grafana, a self-hosted Grafana server, or using the HTTP APIs. In this article, we will look at how to […]

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