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 Wavelength Zone in Toronto – The First in Canada

Wireless communication has put us closer to each other. 5G networks increase the reach of what we can achieve to new use cases that need end-to-end low latency. With AWS Wavelength, you can deploy AWS compute and storage services within telecommunications providers’ data centers at the edge of the 5G networks. Your applications can then Read more about New AWS Wavelength Zone in Toronto – The First in Canada[…]

Announcing AWS Lambda Function URLs: Built-in HTTPS Endpoints for Single-Function Microservices

Organizations are adopting microservices architectures to build resilient and scalable applications using AWS Lambda. These applications are composed of multiple serverless functions that implement the business logic. Each function is mapped to API endpoints, methods, and resources using services such as Amazon API Gateway and Application Load Balancer. But sometimes all you need is a Read more about Announcing AWS Lambda Function URLs: Built-in HTTPS Endpoints for Single-Function Microservices[…]

New for App Runner – VPC Support

With AWS App Runner, you can quickly deploy web applications and APIs at any scale. You can start with your source code or a container image, and App Runner will fully manage all infrastructure including servers, networking, and load balancing for your application. If you want, App Runner can also configure a deployment pipeline for Read more about New for App Runner – VPC Support[…]

New – Amazon EC2 R6i Memory-Optimized Instances Powered by the Latest Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

In August, we introduced the general-purpose Amazon EC2 M6i instances powered by the latest generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors (code-named Ice Lake) with an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz. Compute-optimized EC2 C6i instances were also made available last month. Today, I am happy to share that we are expanding our sixth-generation x86-based offerings to Read more about New – Amazon EC2 R6i Memory-Optimized Instances Powered by the Latest Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors[…]

New – Amazon EC2 C6i Instances Powered by the Latest Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

We recently introduced Amazon EC2 M6i instances powered by the latest generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz, which offer customers up to 15% improvement in price performance compared to M5 instances. Today, I am happy to announce the availability of the new compute-optimized Amazon EC2 C6i instances, which Read more about New – Amazon EC2 C6i Instances Powered by the Latest Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors[…]

AWS Lambda Functions Powered by AWS Graviton2 Processor – Run Your Functions on Arm and Get Up to 34% Better Price Performance

Many of our customers (such as Formula One, Honeycomb, Intuit, SmugMug, and Snap Inc.) use the Arm-based AWS Graviton2 processor for their workloads and enjoy better price performance. Starting today, you can get the same benefits for your AWS Lambda functions. You can now configure new and existing functions to run on x86 or Arm/Graviton2 processors. Read more about AWS Lambda Functions Powered by AWS Graviton2 Processor – Run Your Functions on Arm and Get Up to 34% Better Price Performance[…]

New – Amazon EC2 M6i Instances Powered by the Latest-Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Last year, we introduced the sixth generation of EC2 instances powered by AWS-designed Graviton2 processors. We’re now expanding our sixth-generation offerings to include x86-based instances, delivering price/performance benefits for workloads that rely on x86 instructions. Today, I am happy to announce the availability of the new general purpose Amazon EC2 M6i instances, which offer up to Read more about New – Amazon EC2 M6i Instances Powered by the Latest-Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors[…]

New – AWS App Runner: From Code to a Scalable, Secure Web Application in Minutes

Containers have become the default way that I package my web applications. Although I love the speed, productivity, and consistency that containers provide, there is one aspect of the container development workflow that I do not like: the lengthy routine I go through when I deploy a container image for the first time. You might Read more about New – AWS App Runner: From Code to a Scalable, Secure Web Application in Minutes[…]

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[…]