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 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!
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.
Jan 22, 2022 | 12 minute read
Jan 22nd, 2022 - Instalment #97 Newsletter #97. Welcome to another edition of the AWS open source newsletter, packed with more great new open source projects, content, and events. This week, we have new projects that help you improve security by de-obfuscating strings, a library to help you automate the configuration of your build pipelines, a new Terraform module, a nice new VSCode plugin that will help you when working with IAM, and several more.