AWS Week in Evaluation – Updates on Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, AWS Lambda, eksctl, Karpenter, and Extra – July 17, 2023

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Final week, I watched a new episode introducing the Data Center Technician training program supplied by AWS to coach folks with little or no earlier technical expertise within the abilities they should work in knowledge facilities and different info expertise (IT) roles. This video jogged my memory of my first days of cabling and transporting servers in knowledge facilities. Keep in mind, there are nonetheless folks behind cloud computing.

Final Week’s Launches
Listed here are some launches that received my consideration:

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP Updates – Jeff Barr launched Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP assist for SnapLock, an ONTAP characteristic that offers you the facility to create volumes that present write as soon as learn many (WORM) performance for regulatory compliance and ransomware safety. As well as, FSx for NetApp ONTAP now helps IPSec encryption of information in transit and two extra monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities that you need to use to observe file system occasions and diagnose community connectivity.

AWS Lambda detects and stops recursive loops in Lambda features – In sure eventualities, as a result of useful resource misconfiguration or code defects, a processed occasion may be despatched again to the identical service or useful resource that invoked the Lambda perform. This may trigger an unintended recursive loop and lead to unintended utilization and prices for purchasers. With this launch, Lambda will cease recursive invocations between Amazon SQS, Lambda, and Amazon SNS after 16 recursive calls. For extra info, consult with our documentation or the launch weblog put up.

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Amazon CloudFront helps for 3072-bit RSA certificates – Now you can affiliate their 3072-bit RSA certificates with CloudFront distributions to boost communication safety between purchasers and CloudFront edge areas. To get began, affiliate a 3072-bit RSA certificates along with your CloudFront distribution utilizing console or APIs. There are not any extra charges related to this characteristic. For extra info, please consult with the CloudFront Developer Information.

Working GitHub Actions with AWS CodeBuild – Two weeks in the past, AWS CodeBuild began to assist GitHub Actions. Now you can outline GitHub Actions steps instantly within the BuildSpec and run them alongside CodeBuild instructions. Final week, the AWS DevOps Weblog printed the weblog put up about utilizing the Liquibase GitHub Action for deploying adjustments to an Amazon Aurora database in a non-public subnet. You may learn to combine AWS CodeBuild and almost 20,000 GitHub Actions developed by the open supply group.

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Amazon DynamoDB native model 2.0 – You may develop and check purposes by working Amazon DynamoDB native in your native improvement setting with out incurring any extra prices. The brand new 2.0 model permits Java builders to make use of DynamoDB native to work with Spring Boot 3 and frameworks corresponding to Spring Framework 6 and Micronaut Framework 4 to construct modernized, simplified, and light-weight cloud-native purposes.

For a full record of AWS bulletins, remember to keep watch over the What’s New at AWS web page.

Open Supply Updates
Final week, we launched new open supply tasks and important roadmap contributions to the Jupyter group.

New joint maintainership between Weaveworks and AWS for eksctl – Now the eksctl open supply undertaking has been moved from the Weaveworks GitHub group to a brand new high stage GitHub group—eksctl-io—that shall be collectively maintained by Weaveworks and AWS shifting ahead. The eksctl project can now be discovered on GitHub.

Karpenter now helps Home windows containers – Karpenter is an open supply versatile, high-performance Kubernetes node provisioning and administration resolution that you need to use to rapidly scale Amazon EKS clusters. With the launch of model 0.29.0, Karpenter extends the automated node provisioning assist to Home windows containers working on EKS. Learn this weblog put up for a step-by-step information on find out how to get began with Karpenter for Home windows node teams.

Updates in Amazon Aurora and Amazon OpenSearch Service – Following the announcement of updates to the PostgreSQL database in Could by the open supply group, we’ve up to date Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Suitable Version to assist PostgreSQL 15.3, 14.8, 13.11, 12.15, and 11.20. These releases include product enhancements and bug fixes made by the PostgreSQL group, together with Aurora-specific enhancements. You may as well run OpenSearch model 2.7 in Amazon OpenSearch Service. With OpenSearch 2.7 (additionally launched in Could), we’ve made a number of enhancements to observability, safety analytics, index administration, and geospatial capabilities in OpenSearch Service.

To find out about weekly updates for open supply at AWS, try the newest AWS open source newsletter by Ricardo.

Upcoming AWS Occasions
Examine your calendars and join these AWS occasions:

AWS Storage Day on August 9 – Be part of a one-day digital occasion that may provide help to to raised perceive AWS storage companies and take advantage of your knowledge. Register today.

AWS International Summits – Join the AWS Summit closest to your metropolis: Hong Kong (July 20), New York Metropolis (July 26), Taiwan (August 2-3), São Paulo (August 3), and Mexico Metropolis (August 30).

AWS Group Days – Be part of a community-led convention run by AWS person group leaders in your area: Malaysia (July 22), Philippines (July 29-30), Colombia (August 12), and West Africa (August 19).

AWS re:Invent 2023 – Be part of us to listen to the newest from AWS, be taught from consultants, and join with the worldwide cloud group. Registration is now open.

You may browse all upcoming AWS-led in-person and digital occasions, and developer-focused occasions corresponding to AWS DevDay.

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That’s all for this week. Examine again subsequent Monday for one more Week in Evaluation!


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