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.
Jul 22, 2022 | 15 minute read
July 22nd, 2022 - Instalment #121 Welcome to regular and new readers alike, to the AWS open source newsletter episode #121. Am super excited about this weeks new projects, including a number of AWS CDK related projects so if you are a fan of AWS CDK then make sure you check them all out. We feature projects such as “openrolesanywhere”, a proof of concept client for the recently released AWS IAM Roles Anywhere, “amazon-redshift-odbc-driver” an open source ODBC driver for Amazon Redshift, “spot-interruption-simulation” a very handy tool to help you test and simulate spot interuptions for your EC2 workloads, “magento-ecs-cdk” a quick way to deploy a scalable Magento environment, “using-rekognition-to-detect-sounds” a very interesting project that will help you hear sounds from your pictures (yes, you did not read that wrong!
May 20, 2022 | 15 minute read
May 13th, 2022 - Instalment #113 Newsletter #113. A little later than usual this week thanks to KubeCon, #113 of the AWS open source newsletter provides you with yet more new open source projects. “aws-iam-utils” is a Python library to help you work with IAM, “iot-app-kit” is a new IoT visualisation framework, “s3pathlib-project” that provides the Pythonic objective oriented programming (OOP) interface to manipulate AWS S3 object / directory, “collaboration-chambers-on-aws” which is a cool and very comprehensive project to help you do Scale-Out Computing on AWS, and many more!
Apr 4, 2022 | 17 minute read
April 4th, 2022 - Instalment #107 Newsletter #107. Welcome to edition #107 of the AWS open source newsletter, and we have a bumper edition this week packed with more great new open source projects and content for you to consume. Topics featured this week include optimising open source big data tools, developer tooling, case studies and we even some some great open source content for .NET core developers. This weeks projects include a really nice handy browser plugin called “aws-search-extension”, that lets you search and find developer information from the AWS docs, a tool that will help you detect whether you have configured or using dockershim in your Kubernetes clusters, a library to help you integrate Amazon Cognito in your Laravel PHP applications, and plenty more developer tools and sample projects.
Mar 20, 2022 | 15 minute read
March 21st, 2022 - Instalment #105 Newsletter #105. Welcome to edition #105 of the AWS open source news and updates, where we bring you the latest open source projects, posts, events, and much more. This weeks new projects include the latest work in progress from AWS Hero Ian Mckay, “iamfast” is an AWS IAM policy generation tool that is in early stages but promises to be very useful indeed. “iasql-engine” is a tool that models cloud infrastructure as data, “ssm-patch-portal” provides a nice gui front end to simplify patching with AWS System Manager, a new crowdsource guide that contains learning resources for AWS, a business intelligence platform built using open source technologies from the NHS, 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 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.