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Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

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Scaling threat prevention on AWS with Suricata

This post was written by Victor Julien, Kelley Misata, Shakeel Ahmad, and Maritza Mills. Suricata is a fast, robust, open source network threat detection engine that includes real-time intrusion detection (IDS), an inline intrusion prevention system (IPS), network security monitoring (NSM), and offline packet capture (pcap) processing. Suricata is owned by the community-run, non-profit Open […]

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

In December 2020, AWS announced Amazon Managed Service for Grafana (AMG), a fully managed service that is developed together with Grafana Labs and based on open source Grafana. Enhanced with enterprise capabilities, AMG makes it easier to visualize and analyze operational data at scale. In the blog post Amazon Managed Service for Grafana – Getting […]

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Improving HA and long-term storage for Prometheus using Thanos on EKS with S3

Prometheus is an open source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit that is widely adopted as a standard monitoring tool with self-managed and provider-managed Kubernetes. Prometheus provides many useful features, such as dynamic service discovery, powerful queries, and seamless alert notification integration. Beyond certain scale, however, problems arise when basic Prometheus capabilities do not meet requirements […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 3

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub In the first two parts of this […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 2

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub In the first part of this series […]

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Managing AWS Organizations using the open source org-formation tool — Part 1

This article is a guest post from Olaf Conijn, the creator of org-formation. Part 1: Managing AWS Organizations resources using infrastructure as code Part 2: Integrating management of resources across accounts using task files Part 3: Deploying CloudFormation resources to multiple accounts using Organization Bindings org-formation on GitHub Over the years, AWS customers have found […]

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How to build a scalable BigBlueButton video conference solution on AWS

BigBlueButton is an open source video conference system that supports various audio and video formats and allows the use of integrated video-, screen- and document-sharing functions. BigBlueButton has features for multi-user whiteboards, breakout rooms, public and private chats, polling, moderation, emojis, and raise-hands. In this post, we will explain how AWS customers who are looking […]

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Using open source FHIR APIs with FHIR Works on AWS

In September 2019, we published a blog post, Building a Serverless FHIR Interface on AWS, which explained why customers might want to use FHIR (Fast Healthcare interoperability Resources) as a healthcare interface, and why serverless technology is a cost-efficient and flexible approach to these interfaces. The post explained the basic concepts underpinning FHIR, and how […]

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Open source builders: Lessons learned

Part 1—Open source builders: Getting started Part 2—Open source builders: Lessons learned This two-part article series is based on recent interviews with Alex Casalboni, Senior Technical Advocate at AWS, about his project AWS Lambda Power Tuning; Olaf Conijn, Principal Architect at Moneyou, about his project that is helping users more effectively build infrastructure; and Liz […]

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Open source builders: Getting started

Part 1—Open source builders: Getting started Part 2—Open source builders: Lessons learned Inspired by Matt Asay’s recent Open Source Builders series on The New Stack, I sat down and talked with three open source developers, project maintainers, and community contributors. I wanted to know why they joined or created their first open source projects, what […]

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