Jul 29, 2022 | 14 minute read
July 29th, 2022 - Instalment #122 Welcome Welcome back to my regular readers and hello to new readers, I hope you will enjoy and come back again to the AWS open source newsletter episode #122. This week we have another great collection of community and AWS related open source tools, demos and samples for you to practice your open source four freedoms. “rds_auto_encrypt” helps you encrypt your Amazon RDS databases, “middy-profiler” is an interesting looking tool to help you understand performance characteristics of your AWS Lambda functions, “simpleiot” is a very nice looking IoT framework to help simplify how you can onboard devices into AWS IoT, “aws-secrets-manager-hybrid-secret-replication-from-hashicorp-vault” (bit of a mouthful to say that one) helps you synchronise your secrets across different secret providers, “automated-forensic-orchestrator-for-amazon-ec2” is a very nice reference solution for automating some of your operational security activities, and we have several other projects for you to dive deep into.
Jun 17, 2022 | 16 minute read
June 17th, 2022 - Instalment #117 Welcome to regular and new readers alike, to the AWS open source newsletter episode #117. A little behind schedule this week, as I have been speaking at a couple of events this week. It has been good to get back on the stage and to talk and engage with real people. It seems that things are quickly returning back to normal. So this week we have some great new projects for you.
Jun 10, 2022 | 16 minute read
June 10th, 2022 - Instalment #116 Welcome to regular and new readers alike, to the AWS open source newsletter episode #116. Another selection of useful and interesting new open source projects for you to try out this week. First up, we have “aws-exec” a tool to help you do adhoc shell execution in AWS Lambda functions, “edgy” helps you simplify writing tests for Node.js based AWS CloudFront Lambda@Edge functions, “cdk-app-cli” a really nice cli that every AWS CDK user should know about, “Accumulus” a great looking reporting tool for AWS Lambda users, “sqldef-gitops-cdk” is a schema management for several open source databases, “log-hub” helps you to build your own log analytics tool using OpenSearch, “verifiable-controls-evidence-store” a very cool solution that builds a mechanism to centrally store findings and results of cloud security controls governing AWS workloads, and many more!
Jun 3, 2022 | 17 minute read
June 3rd, 2022 - Instalment #115 Welcome to regular and new readers alike, to the AWS open source newsletter episode #115. This week we have another great selection of brand new open source projects for you to explore, including “firec” a Rust client library for interacting with Firecracker, “sfn-cli” a tool that helps you quickly build StepFunctions definitions, “ssm-cloner” a tool to help you replicate across AWS regions your AWS System Manager documents, “amazon-lambda-compute-tuning” an AWS Lambda function benchmarking tool, “aws-iam-root-user-activity-monitor” a sample project to help you keep track of your root user, “hpc-cost-simulator” a tool to help estimate costs running your HPC workloads on AWS, and many more.
Mar 14, 2022 | 17 minute read
March 14th, 2022 - Instalment #104 Newsletter #104. Welcome to #104 of the AWS open source news and updates newsletter, bringing you the latest updates from around the AWS and Communities. This week we have yet more great new open source projects, including a Deno runtime for your Lambda functions, data lineage and data testing tools, a performance testing tool for Apache Kafka, an ELT tool for Amazon Redshift, an Amazon S3 archive tool, and many more.
Mar 7, 2022 | 15 minute read
March 7th, 2022 - Instalment #103 Newsletter #103. Welcome to edition #103 of the AWS open source news and updates. This weeks featured new open source projects include botocove (a decorator that helps you run your functions across your AWS accounts easily), functionless (a TypeScript plugin that transforms TypeScript code into Service-to-Service integrations), replibyte (a tool to replicate your PostgreSQL data), aws-security-bulletin-alert (notifies you of new AWS Security Bulletins) and sends out E-Mail notifications via Amazon SES), and many more.
Feb 14, 2022 | 12 minute read
Feb 14th, 2022 - Instalment #100 Newsletter #100. Happy Valentines everyone, and welcome to this landmark 100st edition of this newsletter. This week we celebrate the love that many builders have for open source with more great new open source projects and content. Cuddle up to new projects that will help you build scalable systems, simplify your work with AWS DynamoDB, integrate your .NET applications with OpenSearch, keep on top of your VPC networks, and more.
Feb 7, 2022 | 12 minute read
Feb 7th, 2022 - Instalment #99 Newsletter #99. While Nena gave you 99 red balloons, I give you the latest version of the AWS open source news letter. This week we feature more great new open source projects including a project to help you with drift detection in your CloudFormation stacks, new Terraform modules, an open-source prometheus exporter, some AWS CDK resources and sample projects and more. This weeks AWS and Community posts cover PostgreSQL, Apache Airflow, AWS CDK, Redis, GraphQL, Apollo GraphQL, Kubernetes, AWS EKS and more.