AWS Week in Review – December 12, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! The world is asynchronous, is what Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO, reminded us during his keynote last week at AWS re:Invent. At the beginning of the keynote, he showed us how Read more about AWS Week in Review – December 12, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – October 24, 2022

Last week, we announced plans to launch the AWS Asia Pacific (Bangkok) Region, which will become our third AWS Region in Southeast Asia. This Region will have three Availability Zones and will give AWS customers in Thailand the ability to run workloads and store data that must remain in-country. In the Works – AWS Region Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 24, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! I had an amazing start to the week last week as I was speaking at the AWS Community Day NL. This event had 500 attendees and over 70 speakers, and Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022[…]

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[…]

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![…]

AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! In France, we know summer has started when you see the Tour de France bike race on TV or in a city nearby. This year, the tour stopped in the Read more about AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – June 13, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Last Week’s Launches I made a short trip to Austin, Texas last week in order to visit and learn from some customers. As is always the case, the days when Read more about AWS Week in Review – June 13, 2022[…]

Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is Generally Available: Instant Scaling for Demanding Workloads

Today we are very excited to announce that Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is generally available for both Aurora PostgreSQL and MySQL. Aurora Serverless is an on-demand, auto-scaling configuration for Amazon Aurora that allows your database to scale capacity up or down based on your application’s needs. Amazon Aurora is a MySQL- and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database Read more about Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is Generally Available: Instant Scaling for Demanding Workloads[…]

Goodbye Microsoft SQL Server, Hello Babelfish

Many of our customers are telling us they want to move away from commercial database vendors to avoid expensive costs and burdensome licensing terms. But migrating away from commercial and legacy databases can be time-consuming and resource-intensive. When migrating your databases, you can automate the migration of your database schema and data using the AWS Read more about Goodbye Microsoft SQL Server, Hello Babelfish[…]

Urgent & Important – Rotate Your Amazon RDS, Aurora, and DocumentDB Certificates

You may have already received an email or seen a console notification, but I don’t want you to be taken by surprise! Rotate Now If you are using Amazon Aurora, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), or Amazon DocumentDB and are taking advantage of SSL/TLS certificate validation when you connect to your database instances, you need Read more about Urgent & Important – Rotate Your Amazon RDS, Aurora, and DocumentDB Certificates[…]