Jul 1, 2022 | 15 minute read
July 1st, 2022 - Instalment #119 Welcome to regular and new readers alike, to the AWS open source newsletter episode #119. This week we feature more new open source projects, such as “cdk-bill-bot”, a tool that can help you reduce AWS bill surprises, “steampipe-mod-aws-perimeter” helps you look for resources that are publicly accessible, “aws-cloudformation-diagrams” is a nice visualisation tool for CloudFormation users, “aws-swagger-ui” a project to help you set up Swagger UI for API Gateway, “kinesis-hot-shard-advisor” a handy tool that helps you identify whether you have hot key or hot shard issues on your Kinesis data streams, and many more.
May 6, 2022 | 15 minute read
May 6th, 2022 - Instalment #111 Newsletter #111. Welcome to edition #111 of the AWS open source newsletter, a bit later this week but that was so I could pack in even more great open source content. This week we have another round up of new open source projects from the AWS community that include tools to help you manage your AWS CloudFront distributions, resource providers for CloudFormation for Confluent users, managing Amazon Route53 via the command line, a nice tool for Rust developers working with AWS Lambda, a nice tool to help you find your CIDR address ranges, and many more including some great samples.
Apr 29, 2022 | 14 minute read
April 29th, 2022 - Instalment #110 Newsletter #110. Welcome to edition #110 of the AWS open source newsletter. It has been a busy week, with the AWS Summit London happening this week (where I was lucky enough to do a session on Apache Airflow) meaning I am publishing this a little later than I had planned. We have more great new projects this week, including a project that helps make it easier to deploy your static and dynamic applications, a tool that provides help in managing the long term health of your AWS Data Lake, a cool project to help you replicate data from a Kinesis Data Stream across regions, a nice CloudWatch dashboard widget that summarises your CloudFormation stacks, and many more - so check them out.
Mar 28, 2022 | 14 minute read
March 28th, 2022 - Instalment #106 Newsletter #106. Welcome to the AWS open source newsletter, and this week we have more great new open source projects to tell you about. We have “access-undenied-aws”, a tool that helps you better understand your CloudTrail logs and suggest remediation. “aws-slack-clickoops-watcher” provides you with a way to alert you when changes are made to your AWS environment. “kronicle” provides a way of illustrating your tech stack automagically, and we have many more tools, demos and sample projects to help get you started on a number of topics.
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.
Feb 21, 2022 | 12 minute read
Feb 21st, 2022 - Instalment #101 Newsletter #101. There is nothing basic and fundamental about edition 101 of the AWS open source newsletter, with another great round up of new open source projects including eks-creation-engine from the folks at Lightspin helping you all to stay safer with this handy tool you should check out, idp-scim-sync to help users of AWS SSO who want to synchronise with their Google Workspace Directory, typecart an analysis tool for proof evolution and many other great projects and sample code.
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 29, 2022 | 14 minute read
Jan 31st, 2022 - Instalment #98 Newsletter #98. Welcome to another edition of AWS open source news and updates, featuring more new open source projects. This week, these include eventbridge-assistant (a VScode plugin to help you whilst you are developing with Amazon EventBridge), stratus-red-team (a tool you can use to emulate offensive attack techniques), critter (AWS Config rule integration testing), syne-tune-s3-transfer (an example of how to apply the distributed parameter search library to optimise download performance), karpenter-terraform (a Terraform module to help you automate deployment of karpenter), and a couple of super interesting open source solutions covering last mile delivery and software defined radio.
Jan 10, 2022 | 19 minute read
Jan 10th, 2022 - Instalment #95 Newsletter #95. Feliz Ano and a very happy new year to you all in this first newsletter in 2022. In this weeks update I reflect on some of the interesting stuff I learnt running this newsletter in 2021, before diving into the usual round up of new open source projects, AWS and community blog posts, videos and events. This weeks projects include tfdevops, a tool for Terraform uses to integrate with DevOps Guru, a tool to validate your custom container images on Amazon EMR, a Python wrapper for DynamoDB local and more.