New Amazon FinSpace Simplifies Data Management and Analytics for Financial Services

Managing data is the core of the Financial Services Industry (FSI). I worked for private banking and fund management companies and helped analysts to collect, aggregate, and analyze hundreds of petabytes of data from internal data sources, such as portfolio management, order management, and accounting systems, but also from external data sources, such as real-time Read more about New Amazon FinSpace Simplifies Data Management and Analytics for Financial Services[…]

Introducing CloudFront Functions – Run Your Code at the Edge with Low Latency at Any Scale

With Amazon CloudFront, you can securely deliver data, videos, applications, and APIs to your customers globally with low latency and high transfer speeds. To offer a customized experience and the lowest possible latency, many modern applications execute some form of logic at the edge. The use cases for applying logic at the edge can be Read more about Introducing CloudFront Functions – Run Your Code at the Edge with Low Latency at Any Scale[…]

Amazon Nimble Studio – Build a Creative Studio in the Cloud

Amazon Nimble Studio is a new service that creative studios can use to produce visual effects, animations, and interactive content entirely in the cloud with AWS, from the storyboard sketch to the final deliverable. Nimble Studio provides customers with on-demand access to virtual workstations, elastic file storage, and render farm capacity. It also provides built-in Read more about Amazon Nimble Studio – Build a Creative Studio in the Cloud[…]

Decrease Your Machine Learning Costs with Instance Price Reductions and Savings Plans for Amazon SageMaker

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed service that has already helped tens of thousands of customers quickly build and deploy their machine learning (ML) workflows on AWS. To help them get the most ML bang for their buck, we’ve added a string of cost-optimization services and capabilities, such as Managed Spot Read more about Decrease Your Machine Learning Costs with Instance Price Reductions and Savings Plans for Amazon SageMaker[…]

Modern Apps Live – Learn Serverless, Containers and more During May

Modern Apps Live is a series of events about modern application development that will be live-streaming on Twitch in May. Session topics include serverless, containers, and mobile and front-end development. If you’re not familiar, modern applications are those that: Can scale quickly to millions of users. Have global availability. Manage a lot of data (we’re talking exabytes of Read more about Modern Apps Live – Learn Serverless, Containers and more During May[…]

Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer Updates: New Predictable Pricing Model Up To 90% Lower and Python Support Moves to GA

Amazon CodeGuru helps you automate code reviews and improve code quality with recommendations powered by machine learning and automated reasoning. You can use CodeGuru Reviewer to detect potential defects and bugs that are hard to find, and CodeGuru Profiler to fine-tune the performance of your applications based on live data. The service has been generally Read more about Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer Updates: New Predictable Pricing Model Up To 90% Lower and Python Support Moves to GA[…]

Troubleshoot Boot and Networking Issues with New EC2 Serial Console

Fixing production issues is one of the key responsibilities of system and network administrators. In fact, I’ve always found it to be one of the most interesting parts of infrastructure engineering. Diving as deep as needed into the problem at hand, not only do you (eventually) have the satisfaction of solving the issue, you also Read more about Troubleshoot Boot and Networking Issues with New EC2 Serial Console[…]

Introducing Amazon S3 Object Lambda – Use Your Code to Process Data as It Is Being Retrieved from S3

When you store data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), you can easily share it for use by multiple applications. However, each application has its own requirements and may need a different view of the data. For example, a dataset created by an e-commerce application may include personally identifiable information (PII) that is not needed Read more about Introducing Amazon S3 Object Lambda – Use Your Code to Process Data as It Is Being Retrieved from S3[…]

Get to know the first new AWS Heroes of 2021!

The global AWS Heroes program recognizes individuals who are prominent leaders in local tech communities. Heroes help others learn about AWS by sharing knowledge via blog posts, presentations, social media, and open source projects; or by organizing events, Meetups, and workshops. As global communities grow we continue to see new leaders emerge, and today we’re Read more about Get to know the first new AWS Heroes of 2021![…]

AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region Now Open to All, with Three AZs and More Services

AWS has had a presence in Japan for a long time! We opened the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region in March 2011, added a third Availability Zone (AZ) in 2012, and a fourth in 2018. Since that launch, customers in Japan and around the world have used the region to host an incredibly wide variety of Read more about AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region Now Open to All, with Three AZs and More Services[…]