Vector search for Amazon MemoryDB is now generally available

Today, we are announcing the general availability of vector search for Amazon MemoryDB, a new capability that you can use to store, index, retrieve, and search vectors to develop real-time machine learning (ML) and generative artificial intelligence (generative AI) applications with in-memory performance and multi-AZ durability. With this launch, Amazon MemoryDB delivers the fastest vector Read more about Vector search for Amazon MemoryDB is now generally available[…]

Build RAG applications with MongoDB Atlas, now available in Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock

Foundational models (FMs) are trained on large volumes of data and use billions of parameters. However, in order to answer customers’ questions related to domain-specific private data, they need to reference an authoritative knowledge base outside of the model’s training data sources. This is commonly achieved using a technique known as Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG). Read more about Build RAG applications with MongoDB Atlas, now available in Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock[…]

Run and manage open source InfluxDB databases with Amazon Timestream

Starting today, you can use InfluxDB as a database engine in Amazon Timestream. This support makes it easy for you to run near real-time time-series applications using InfluxDB and open source APIs, including open source Telegraf agents that collect time-series observations. Now you have two database engines to choose in Timestream: Timestream for LiveAnalytics and Read more about Run and manage open source InfluxDB databases with Amazon Timestream[…]

Amazon RDS now supports io2 Block Express volumes for mission-critical database workloads

Today, I am pleased to announce the availability of Provisioned IOPS (PIOPS) io2 Block Express storage volumes for all database engines in Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). Amazon RDS provides you the flexibility to choose between different storage types depending on the performance requirements of your database workload. io2 Block Express volumes are designed Read more about Amazon RDS now supports io2 Block Express volumes for mission-critical database workloads[…]

Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock now supports Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Cohere embedding models

During AWS re:Invent 2023, we announced the general availability of Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock. With a knowledge base, you can securely connect foundation models (FMs) in Amazon Bedrock to your company data for Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG). In my previous post, I described how Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock manages the end-to-end RAG workflow Read more about Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock now supports Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Cohere embedding models[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon ECS, RDS for MySQL, EMR Studio, AWS Community, and more — January 22, 2024

As usual, a lot has happened in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) universe this past week. I’m also excited about all the AWS Community events and initiatives that are happening around the world. Let’s take a look together! Last week’s launches Here are some launches that got my attention: Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon ECS, RDS for MySQL, EMR Studio, AWS Community, and more — January 22, 2024[…]

Your MySQL 5.7 and PostgreSQL 11 databases will be automatically enrolled into Amazon RDS Extended Support

Today, we are announcing that your MySQL 5.7 and PostgreSQL 11 database instances running on Amazon Aurora and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) will be automatically enrolled into Amazon RDS Extended Support starting on February 29, 2024. This will help avoid unplanned downtime and compatibility issues that can arise with automatically upgrading to a Read more about Your MySQL 5.7 and PostgreSQL 11 databases will be automatically enrolled into Amazon RDS Extended Support[…]

New for AWS Amplify – Query MySQL and PostgreSQL database for AWS CDK

Today we are announcing the general availability to connect and query your existing MySQL and PostgreSQL databases with support for AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), a new feature to create a real-time, secure GraphQL API for your relational database within or outside Amazon Web Services (AWS). You can now generate the entire API for Read more about New for AWS Amplify – Query MySQL and PostgreSQL database for AWS CDK[…]

Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service is now available

Today, we are announcing the general availability of Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service, which lets you perform a search on your DynamoDB data by automatically replicating and transforming it without custom code or infrastructure. This zero-ETL integration reduces the operational burden and cost involved in writing code for a data pipeline architecture, Read more about Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service is now available[…]

Amazon ElastiCache Serverless for Redis and Memcached is now available

Today, we are announcing the availability of Amazon ElastiCache Serverless, a new serverless option that allows customers to create a cache in under a minute and instantly scale capacity based on application traffic patterns. ElastiCache Serverless is compatible with two popular open-source caching solutions, Redis and Memcached. You can use ElastiCache Serverless to operate a Read more about Amazon ElastiCache Serverless for Redis and Memcached is now available[…]