AWS Weekly Roundup – Application Load Balancer IPv6, Amazon S3 pricing update, Amazon EC2 Flex instances, and more (May 20, 2024)

AWS Summit season is in full swing around the world, with last week’s events in Bengaluru, Berlin, and  Seoul, where my blog colleague Channy delivered one of the keynotes. Last week’s launches Here are some launches that got my attention: Amazon S3 will no longer charge for several HTTP error codes – A customer reported Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup – Application Load Balancer IPv6, Amazon S3 pricing update, Amazon EC2 Flex instances, and more (May 20, 2024)[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup — Claude 3 Haiku in Amazon Bedrock, AWS CloudFormation optimizations, and more — March 18, 2024

Storage, storage, storage! Last week, we celebrated 18 years of innovation on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) at AWS Pi Day 2024. Amazon S3 mascot Buckets joined the celebrations and had a ton of fun! The 4-hour live stream was packed with puns, pie recipes powered by PartyRock, demos, code, and discussions about generative Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup — Claude 3 Haiku in Amazon Bedrock, AWS CloudFormation optimizations, and more — March 18, 2024[…]

AWS Pi Day 2024: Use your data to power generative AI

Today is AWS Pi Day! Join us live on Twitch, starting at 1 PM Pacific time. On this day 18 years ago, a West Coast retail company launched an object storage service, introducing the world to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). We had no idea it would change the way businesses across the globe Read more about AWS Pi Day 2024: Use your data to power generative AI[…]

AWS Glue Data Catalog now supports automatic compaction of Apache Iceberg tables

Today, we’re making available a new capability of AWS Glue Data Catalog to allow automatic compaction of transactional tables in the Apache Iceberg format. This allows you to keep your transactional data lake tables always performant. Data lakes were initially designed primarily for storing vast amounts of raw, unstructured, or semi structured data at a Read more about AWS Glue Data Catalog now supports automatic compaction of Apache Iceberg tables[…]

Amazon MSK Introduces Managed Data Delivery from Apache Kafka to Your Data Lake

I’m excited to announce today a new capability of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) that allows you to continuously load data from an Apache Kafka cluster to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). We use Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose—an extract, transform, and load (ETL) service—to read data from a Kafka topic, transform Read more about Amazon MSK Introduces Managed Data Delivery from Apache Kafka to Your Data Lake[…]

Celebrate Amazon S3’s 17th birthday at AWS Pi Day 2023

AWS Pi Day 2023 is live today starting at 13:00 PDT; join us on the AWS on Air channel on Twitch. On this day 17 years ago, we launched a very simple object storage service. It allowed developers to create, list, and delete private storage spaces (known as buckets), upload and download files, and manage Read more about Celebrate Amazon S3’s 17th birthday at AWS Pi Day 2023[…]

New – Use Amazon S3 Object Lambda with Amazon CloudFront to Tailor Content for End Users

With S3 Object Lambda, you can use your own code to process data retrieved from Amazon S3 as it is returned to an application. Over time, we added new capabilities to S3 Object Lambda, like the ability to add your own code to S3 HEAD and LIST API requests, in addition to the support for Read more about New – Use Amazon S3 Object Lambda with Amazon CloudFront to Tailor Content for End Users[…]

Happy New Year! AWS Week in Review – January 9, 2023

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2023, I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some 2023 predictions by AWS leaders for you to help prepare for the new year. Five Tech Predictions for 2023 and Beyond by Dr. Wener Vogels, CTO of Amazon.com – Read how these technologies and trends will Read more about Happy New Year! AWS Week in Review – January 9, 2023[…]

Amazon S3 Encrypts New Objects By Default

At AWS, security is job zero. Starting today, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) encrypts all new objects by default. Now, S3 automatically applies server-side encryption (SSE-S3) for each new object, unless you specify a different encryption option. SSE-S3 was first launched in 2011. As Jeff wrote at the time: “Amazon S3 server-side encryption handles Read more about Amazon S3 Encrypts New Objects By Default[…]