AWS DevOps Blog

A new Spark plugin for CPU and memory profiling

Introduction Have you ever wondered if there are low-hanging optimization opportunities to improve the performance of a Spark app? Profiling can help you gain visibility regarding the runtime characteristics of the Spark app to identify its bottlenecks and inefficiencies. We’re excited to announce the release of a new Spark plugin that enables profiling for JVM […]

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Leverage DevOps Guru for RDS to detect anomalies and resolve operational issues

The Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) is a popular choice among organizations running critical applications that supports online transaction processing (OLTP) use-cases. But managing the RDBMS database comes with its own challenges. AWS has made it easier for organizations to operate these databases in the cloud, thereby addressing the undifferentiated heavy lifting with managed databases […]

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How to unit test and deploy AWS Glue jobs using AWS CodePipeline

This post is intended to assist users in understanding and replicating a method to unit test Python-based ETL Glue Jobs, using the PyTest Framework in AWS CodePipeline. In the current practice, several options exist for unit testing Python scripts for Glue jobs in a local environment. Although a local development environment may be set up […]

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Smithy Server and Client Generator for TypeScript (Developer Preview)

We’re excited to announce the Developer Preview of Smithy’s server and client generators for TypeScript. This enables developers to write concise, type-safe code in the same model-first manner that AWS has used to develop its services. Smithy is AWS’s open-source Interface Definition Language (IDL) for web services. AWS uses Smithy and its internal predecessor to […]

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Chaos experiments on Amazon RDS using AWS Fault Injection Simulator

Performing controlled chaos experiments on your Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) database instances and validating the application behavior is essential to making sure that your application stack is resilient. How does the application behave when there is a database failover? Will the connection pooling solution or tools being used gracefully connect after a database failover […]

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Deploy .NET Blazor WebAssembly Application to AWS Amplify

AWS Amplify is a set of purpose-built tools and features that lets developers quickly and easily build CI/CD Pipeline for full-stack applications on AWS. Blazor can run your client-side C# code directly in the browser, using WebAssembly. It is a .NET running on WebAssembly, and you can reuse code and libraries from the server-side parts […]

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How MarketAxess® uses AWS Developer Tools to create scalable and secure CI/CD pipelines

Very often,  enterprise organizations strive to adopt modern DevOps practices, to focus on governance and security without sacrificing development velocity. In this guest post, Prashant Joshi, Senior Cloud Engineer at MarketAxess, explains how they use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), AWS CodePipeline, and AWS CodeBuild to simplify the developer experience by dynamically provisioning […]

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Integrating with GitHub Actions – CI/CD pipeline to deploy a Web App to Amazon EC2

Many Organizations adopt DevOps Practices to innovate faster by automating and streamlining the software development and infrastructure management processes. Beyond cultural adoption, DevOps also suggests following certain best practices and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) is among the important ones to start with. CI/CD practice reduces the time it takes to release new software […]

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Save Cost and Improve Lambda Application Performance with Proactive Insights from Amazon DevOps Guru

AWS customers, regardless of size and market segment, constantly seek to improve application performance while reducing operational costs. Today, Amazon DevOps Guru generates proactive insights that enable you to reduce the cost and improve the performance of your AWS Lambda application. By proactively analyzing your application and making these cost-saving and/or performance-improving recommendations, DevOps Guru […]

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Detecting security issues in logging with Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer

Amazon CodeGuru is a developer tool that provides intelligent recommendations for identifying security risks in code and improving code quality. To help you find potential issues related to logging of inputs that haven’t been sanitized, Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer now includes additional checks for both Python and Java. In this post, we discuss these updates and […]

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