Post Syndicated from Jeff Barr original https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-week-in-review-september-19-2016/
Eighteen (18) external and internal contributors worked together to create this edition of the AWS Week in Review. If you would like to join the party (with the possibility of a free lunch at re:Invent), please visit the AWS Week in Review on GitHub.
New & Notable Open Source
- ecs-refarch-cloudformation is reference architecture for deploying Microservices with Amazon ECS, AWS CloudFormation (YAML), and an Application Load Balancer.
- rclone syncs files and directories to and from S3 and many other cloud storage providers.
- Syncany is an open source cloud storage and filesharing application.
- chalice-transmogrify is an AWS Lambda Python Microservice that transforms arbitrary XML/RSS to JSON.
- amp-validator is a serverless AMP HTML Validator Microservice for AWS Lambda.
- ecs-pilot is a simple tool for managing AWS ECS.
- vman is an object version manager for AWS S3 buckets.
- aws-codedeploy-linux is a demo of how to use CodeDeploy and CodePipeline with AWS.
- autospotting is a tool for automatically replacing EC2 instances in AWS AutoScaling groups with compatible instances requested on the EC2 Spot Market.
- shep is a framework for building APIs using AWS API Gateway and Lambda.
New SlideShare Presentations
- Automated DevOps Workflows with Chef on AWS.
- Rackspace: Best Practices for Security Compliance on AWS.
- Getting Started with AWS Lambda and the Serverless Cloud.
- Introduction to Microservices.
- AWS CloudFormation Best Practices.
- Configuration Management with AWS OpsWorks.
- ClearScale: Continuous Automation with Docker on AWS.
- FireEye: Seamless Visibility and Detection for the Cloud.
- Releasing Software Quickly and Reliably with AWS CodePipeline.
- Running Microservices on AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
- Deep Dive on Microservices and Amazon ECS.
- Managing Your Infrastructure as Code.
- Automating Software Deployments with AWS CodeDeploy.
- Improving Infrastructure Governance on AWS.
- DevOps at Amazon: A Look at Our Tools and Processes.
- AWS Enterprise Summit Netherlands:
- AWS September Webinar Series:
- Test Android and iOS apps on Real Devices with AWS Device Farm.
- Migrate your Data Warehouse to Amazon Redshift.
- Log Analytics with Amazon Elasticsearch Service.
- Real-Time Data Processing Using AWS Lambda.
- Getting Started with Cognito User Pools.
- Monitoring Containers at Scale.
- Deep Dive Amazon Redshift for Big Data Analytics.
New Customer Success Stories
- NetSeer significantly reduces costs, improves the reliability of its real-time ad-bidding cluster, and delivers 100-millisecond response times using AWS. The company offers online solutions that help advertisers and publishers match search queries and web content to relevant ads. NetSeer runs its bidding cluster on AWS, taking advantage of Amazon EC2 Spot Fleet Instances.
- New York Public Library revamped its fractured IT environment—which had older technology and legacy computing—to a modernized platform on AWS. The New York Public Library has been a provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for more than 17 million patrons a year. Using Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancer, Amazon RDS and Auto Scaling, NYPL is able to build scalable, repeatable systems quickly at a fraction of the cost.
- MakerBot uses AWS to understand what its customers need, and to go to market faster with new and innovative products. MakerBot is a desktop 3-D printing company with more than 100 thousand customers using its 3-D printers. MakerBot uses Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift to process data from a variety of sources in a fast and cost-effective way.
- University of Maryland, College Park uses the AWS cloud to create a stable, secure and modern technical environment for its students and staff while ensuring compliance. The University of Maryland is a public research university located in the city of College Park, Maryland, and is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. The university uses AWS to migrate all of their datacenters to the cloud, as well as Amazon WorkSpaces to give students access to software anytime, anywhere and with any device.
- September 27 (Webinar) – Automating Compliance Defense in the Cloud.
- September 28 (Webinar) – Addressing Amazon Inspector Assessment Findings.
- September 27-29 (Seoul, Korea) – AWS Korea Monthly Webinars – Cloud Security Special.
- September 28 (London, UK) – Meetup #22 of the AWS User Group UK in London.
- September 28 (Seoul, Korea) – Gaming on AWS Conference.
- September 29 (Ipswich, UK) – Meetup #1 of the new Ipswich AWS User Group.
- September 29 (Cork, Ireland) – AWS AWSome Day.
- September 29 (Cork, Ireland) – Meetup #2 of the AWS User Group Network Meetup in Cork.
- September 29 (Katowice, Poland) – Meetup #17 of the AWS User Group Poland in Katowice.
- September 29 (Sofia, Bulgaria) – Meetup of the AWS Bulgaria User Group in Sofia.
- October 10 (Oslo, Norway) – AWS User Group Norway: Say Hello to Alexa!.
- October 10 (Seoul, Korea) – AWS Partner-led Hands-on Labs.
- October 13 (Seoul, Korea) – AWS Enterprise Summit.
- October 13 (Warsaw, Poland) – Meetup of the Public Cloud User Group in Warsaw, Poland.
- October 14 (Seoul, Korea) – AWS Lambda Zombie Workshop.
- Linux Cloud Engineer at Red Wire Services (100% AWS Role, AWS Advanced Consulting Partner).
- Teridion Sales Engineer (Cloud Optimized Routing for SaaS).
- AWS Careers.