Graviton Fast Start – A New Program to Help Move Your Workloads to AWS Graviton

With the Graviton Challenge last year, we helped customers migrate to Graviton-based EC2 instances and get up to 40 percent price performance benefit in as little as 4 days. Tens of thousands of customers, including 48 of the top 50 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) customers, use AWS Graviton processors for their workloads. In Read more about Graviton Fast Start – A New Program to Help Move Your Workloads to AWS Graviton[…]

New – AWS Skill Builder Subscriptions

Today, I am excited to announce AWS Skill Builder Individual and Team subscriptions. This is a new way for you to learn about cloud technologies and get practical experience with hands-on training. Between 2013 and 2016, I spent three years delivering AWS Training classes to customers in Europe, North America, and Asia. At the time, Read more about New – AWS Skill Builder Subscriptions[…]

AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston last week, kicking off with a keynote from Amazon Chief Security Officer Steve Schmidt and AWS Chief Information Security officer C.J. Moses: Be sure to take some time to watch this video and the other leadership sessions, and to use what you learn to take some proactive steps to improve Read more about AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022[…]

New for AWS Global Accelerator – Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Support

IPv6 adoption has consistently increased over the last few years, especially among mobile networks. The main reasons to move to IPv6 are: The limited availability of IPv4 addresses can limit the ability to scale up public-facing web and applications servers. IPv6 users from mobile networks experience better performance when their network traffic doesn’t need to Read more about New for AWS Global Accelerator – Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Support[…]

Fortinet FortiCNP – Now Available in AWS Marketplace

When I first started to talk about AWS in front of IT professionals, they would always listen intently and ask great questions. Invariably, a seasoned pro would raise there hand and ask “This all sounds great, but have you thought about security?” Of course we had, and for a while I would describe our principal Read more about Fortinet FortiCNP – Now Available in AWS Marketplace[…]

AWS Week In Review – July 25, 2022

A few weeks ago, we hosted the first EMEA AWS Heroes Summit in Milan, Italy. This past week, I had the privilege to join the Americas AWS Heroes Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA. Meeting with our community experts is always inspiring and a great opportunity to learn from each other. During the Summit, AWS Heroes Read more about AWS Week In Review – July 25, 2022[…]

Amazon Prime Day 2022 – AWS for the Win!

As part of my annual tradition to tell you about how AWS makes Prime Day possible, I am happy to be able to share some chart-topping metrics (check out my 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021 posts for a look back). My purchases this year included a first aid kit, some wood brown filament for Read more about Amazon Prime Day 2022 – AWS for the Win![…]

How We Sent an AWS Snowcone into Orbit

I have been a fan of space travel and the US space program since I was 4 or 5 years old. I remember reading about the Mercury and Gemini programs, and watched with excitement as Lunar Module Eagle landed on the Moon. Today, with the cost to reach Low Earth Orbit (LEO) seemingly declining with Read more about How We Sent an AWS Snowcone into Orbit[…]

What’s New: Cloud Automation with amazon.aws 4.0.0

When it comes to Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure automation, the latest release of the amazon.aws Collection brings a number of enhancements to improve the overall user experience and speed up the process from development to production. This blog post goes through changes and highlights on what’s new in the 4.0.0 release of this Ansible Read more about What’s New: Cloud Automation with amazon.aws 4.0.0[…]

AWS Week In Review – July 18, 2022

Last week, AWS Summit New York was held in person at the Javits Center with thousands of attendees and over 100 sponsors and partners. During the keynote, Martin Beeby, AWS Principal Developer Advocate, talked about how innovations in cloud infrastructure enable customers to adapt to challenges and seize new opportunities. It included Liz Fong-Jones‘s great Read more about AWS Week In Review – July 18, 2022[…]