AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Technical How-to

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Simplifying serverless best practices with Lambda Powertools

Modern applications are increasingly relying on compute platforms based on containers and serverless technologies to provide scalability, cost efficiency, and agility. Although this shift toward more distributed architectures has unlocked many benefits, it has also introduced new complexity in how the applications are operated. In times past, debugging was as straightforward as logging into the […]

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Realize policy as code with AWS Cloud Development Kit through Open Policy Agent

AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software framework that allows users to define and provision AWS infrastructure using familiar programming languages. Using CDK, you can version control infrastructure, and the Infrastructure-as-Code concept opens up new opportunities to manage AWS infrastructure more efficiently and reliably. But when planning to deploy new AWS […]

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Deploy machine learning models to Amazon SageMaker using the ezsmdeploy Python package and a few lines of code

Customers on AWS deploy trained machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) models in production using Amazon SageMaker, and using other services such as AWS Lambda, AWS Fargate, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) to name a few. Amazon SageMaker provides SDKs and a console-only workflow to deploy trained models, and […]

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What is Deno?

Deno 1.0, a runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript, rolled out in May with appealing features for JavaScript developers, including: Secure defaults: Explicit permission must be granted for your Deno applications in order to access disk, network, and runtime environments. Native TypeScript support: No tsconfig needed—Deno acts like a native TypeScript runtime. Under the hood Deno […]

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Continuous delivery with server-side Swift on Amazon Linux 2

In January, I published an article describing how to use AWS tools to build, test, and release server-side Swift code on two platforms: Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) running Ubuntu Linux. Recently Swift.org has released official support for the Amazon Linux 2 operating system. This article is a […]

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Monitor AWS services used by Kubernetes with Prometheus and PromCat

AWS offers Amazon CloudWatch to provide observability of the operational health for your AWS resources and applications through logs, metrics, and events. CloudWatch is a great way to monitor and visualize AWS resources metrics and logs. Recently I’ve found that some customers are adopting Prometheus as their monitoring standard because it offers the ability to […]

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Automating your ECS container architecture deployments with ECS ComposeX

This is a guest post by a third-party author. John Preston is an experienced solution architect who enjoys development and who has spent time working on and open sourcing the automation of AWS architecture deployments, including the ECS ComposeX open source project. In this post, John talks about the motivation for this project, and how […]

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Deploy, track, and roll back RDS database code changes using open source tools Liquibase and Jenkins

Customers across industries and verticals deal with relational database code deployment. In most cases, developers rely on database administrators (DBAs) to perform the database code deployment. This works well when the number of databases and the amount of database code changes are low. As organizations scale, however, they deal with different database engines—including Oracle, SQL […]

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Adopting machine learning in your microservices with DJL (Deep Java Library) and Spring Boot

Many AWS customers—startups and large enterprises—are on a path to adopt machine learning and deep learning in their existing applications. The reasons for machine learning adoption are dictated by the pace of innovation in the industry, with business use cases ranging from customer service (including object detection from images and video streams, sentiment analysis) to […]

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Managing secrets deployment in Kubernetes using Sealed Secrets

Kubernetes is an open source system for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It is especially suitable for building and deploying cloud-native applications on a massive scale, leveraging the elasticity of the cloud. Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service for running a production-grade, highly available Kubernetes cluster on […]

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