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Building Your Own AWS Service Broker Services

The AWS Service Broker open source project, launched at re:Invent 2017, allows developers using application platforms such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry to provision and expose native AWS services from within application platform interfaces. Though the Service Broker caters for a growing list of services, customers are looking for a simple way to extend AWS Service […]

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Build a Deployment Pipeline with Spinnaker on Kubernetes

Spinnaker is a continuous delivery platform, originally developed by Netflix, for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker makes it easier for developers to focus on writing code without having to worry about the underlying cloud infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with Jenkins and other popular build tools. In this post we will discuss on how […]

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Open Distro for Elasticsearch version 1.0.0 is now available

Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.0.0 is now available for you to download and run! The 1.0.0 release includes Elasticsearch 7.0.1 and Kibana 7.0.1 from upstream and the latest versions of the Open Distro for Elasticsearch plugins for alerting, performance analyzer, SQL, and security. The Kibana UI components for security and alerting are also part of […]

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Using GraalVM to Build Minimal Docker Images for Java Applications

Optimizing the size of Docker images has several benefits. One of these is faster deployment times, which is very important if your application needs to scale out quickly to respond to an unexpected traffic burst. In this post, I’ll show you an interesting approach for optimizing Docker images for Java applications, which also helps to […]

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Amazonians at OSCON 2019: A week of open source

January, 2020: Post updated to include videos. AWS is happy once again to be a Diamond sponsor at OSCON, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there! We’ve got a busy schedule this year, including an Open@Amazon day (Tuesday) open to all OSCON 2019 pass holders. Schedule MONDAY, July 15 10:00am–10:25am: Building Java in the […]

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Using Pod Security Policies with Amazon EKS Clusters

You asked for it and with Kubernetes 1.13 we have enabled it:  Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) now supports Pod Security Policies. In this post we will review what PSPs are, how to enable them in the Kubernetes control plane and how to use them, from both the cluster admin and the developer perspective. What is a Pod Security Policy and […]

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Growing and Sharing Open Source Wisdom Globally

During my keynote at O’Reilly Media’s Open Source Conference (OSCON) in July, 2018, I had the pleasure of announcing a new book, Open Source in the Enterprise.  A collaboration between O’Reilly Media and AWS, this book is intended to empower enterprises with open source best practices. Our hope was to help the reader gain the […]

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Manage Your Open Distro for Elasticsearch Alerting Monitors With odfe-monitor-cli

When you use Open Distro for Elasticsearch Alerting, you create monitors in Kibana. Setting up monitors with a UI is fast and convenient, making it easy to get started. If monitoring is a major workload for your cluster, though, you may have hundreds or even thousands of monitors to create, update, and tune over time. […]

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Scale HPC Workloads with Elastic Fabric Adapter and AWS ParallelCluster

中文版 – In April, 2019, AWS announced the general availability of Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA), an EC2 network device that improves throughput and scalability of distributed High Performance Computing (HPC) and Machine Learning (ML) workloads. Today, we’re excited to announce support of EFA through AWS ParallelCluster. EFA is a network interface for Amazon EC2 instances […]

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