Open Source News Roundup: April 22, 2019
- RailsConf (April 30-May 2 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) – Lounge & Lanyard Sponsor. Workshop on Going Serverless with Ruby on AWS Lambda by Alex Wood and Jingyi Chen.
- PyCon (May 1-9 in Cleveland, Ohio) – Platinum Sponsor. Come find us at Booth #439 to see how AWS <3 Python.
- Percona Live (May 28-30 in Austin, Texas) – AWS is a platinum sponsor. We will have sessions on RDS and Aurora, a demo, and will be in the keynote panel. Arun Gupta will be a keynote speaker on Open Source at Amazon.
Upcoming CfP Deadlines
- Velocity Conference Berlin – closes April 30, 23:59 CEST
- Software Architecture Berlin – closes April 30, 23:59 CEST
- Strangeloop – closes May 5
- PyCon AU – closes May 5 AoE
- Write / Speak / Code – closes May 17
- DjangoCon US – closes May 21, 04:05 PDT
- PyCon LATAM – closes May 31, 2019 16:05 PDT
- Product Marketing Manager, Open Distro for Elasticsearch – Seattle
- More jobs are listed on opensource.amazon.com!
The Registry of Open Data on AWS (RODA) is now one year old! Since launching, we’ve added 82 new datasets. You can find over 170 usage examples and tutorials built on Public Datasets, including these newly-available or updated AWS Public Datasets:
- Epoch of Reionization Radio Astronomy Dataset from the University of Washington
- LOFAR ELAIS-N1 Cycle 2 Observations Radio Astronomy Dataset from the Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
- ZINC15 3D Molecular Docking Models from John Irwin
- Genome Ark from the Vertebrate Genomes Project
- Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Dataset from the ENCODE Data Coordinating Center
- Human PanGenomics Project from the University of California Santa Cruz
Disaster Response ?
- Sentinel-1 Single Look Complex (S1 SLC) dataset for South Asia, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and Japan from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore
- Open Earthquake Early-Warnings (OpenEEW) from Grillo
- Software Heritage Graph Dataset from Software Heritage
- Wind Integration National Dataset (WIND) from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
- National Solar Radiation Database from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
- eBird Status and Trends Model Results from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
- Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Soil Chemistry from Quantitative Engineering Design
Machine Learning ?
- The Massively Multilingual Image Dataset from the University of Pennsylvania has been expanded to include data from 98 languages. This dataset is the result of a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and Amazon Core AI. By far the largest dataset of its kind, it now contains images paired with the words they represent from 98 languages (including English) and up to 10,000 words per language.
- Paracrawl from the Broader Web-Scale Provision of Parallel Corpora for European Languages
- IRS 990 Filings in Spreadsheets from Applied Nonprofit Research
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- Check out how Envoy is used as part of AWS App Mesh in modern architecture in episode #307 of the AWS podcast.
- IntelliJ and AWS Toolkit Demo Script – Arun Gupta
- AWS Cloud Development Kit with Python – Richard Boyd, iRobot
- Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL Now Supports Multi Major Version Upgrades to PostgreSQL 11 – AWS What’s New
- [Videos] AWS Migration Day sessions at PostgresConf – five recorded sessions now available on AWS YouTube channel, covering topics including migration to PostgreSQL on AWS and deep dive on Aurora with PostgreSQL-compatibility. – AWS YouTube channel
- The AWS EBS CSI driver is now in Beta and available on GitHub. This makes it easy to use Amazon EBS for stateful workloads with Kuberentes and other orchestration systems that support CSI.
- CSI drivers for Amazon EFS and FSx for Lustre are now available as Alpha projects on GitHub. See Using the FSx for Lustre CSI Driver with Amazon EKS.
photo: Deirdré Straughan, the Seattle Spheres