AWS DataSync Update – Support for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

AWS DataSync helps you to move large amounts of data into and out of the AWS Cloud. As I noted in New – AWS DataSync – Automated and Accelerated Data Transfer, our customers use DataSync for their large-scale migration, upload & process, archiving, and backup/DR use cases. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server gives you Read more about AWS DataSync Update – Support for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server[…]

New – T3 Instances on Dedicated Single-Tenant Hardware

T3 instances use a burst pricing model that allows you to host general purpose workloads at low cost, with access to sustainable, full-core performance when needed. You can choose from seven different sizes and receive an assured baseline amount of processing power, courtesy of custom high frequency Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors. Our customers use them Read more about New – T3 Instances on Dedicated Single-Tenant Hardware[…]

Amazon EKS Price Reduction

Since it launched 18 months ago, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service has released a staggering 62 features, 14 regions, and 4 Kubernetes versions. While developers, like me, are loving the speed of innovation and the incredible new features, today, we have an announcement that is going to bring a smile to the people in your finance Read more about Amazon EKS Price Reduction[…]

CloudEndure Highly Automated Disaster Recovery – 80% Price Reduction

AWS acquired CloudEndure last year. After the acquisition we began working with our new colleagues to integrate their products into the AWS product portfolio. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery is designed to help you minimize downtime and data loss. It continuously replicates the contents of your on-premises, virtual, or cloud-based systems to a low-cost staging area in Read more about CloudEndure Highly Automated Disaster Recovery – 80% Price Reduction[…]

In the Works – AWS Osaka Local Region Expansion to Full Region

Today, we are excited to announce that, due to high customer demand for additional services in Osaka, the Osaka Local Region will be expanded into a full AWS Region with three Availability Zones by early 2021. Like all AWS Regions, each Availability Zone will be isolated with its own power source, cooling system, and physical security, Read more about In the Works – AWS Osaka Local Region Expansion to Full Region[…]

New for Amazon EFS – IAM Authorization and Access Points

When building or migrating applications, we often need to share data across multiple compute nodes. Many applications use file APIs and Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) makes it easy to use those applications on AWS, providing a scalable, fully managed Network File System (NFS) that you can access from other AWS services and on-premises resources. EFS scales Read more about New for Amazon EFS – IAM Authorization and Access Points[…]

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[…]

Amazon at CES 2020 – Connectivity & Mobility

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) starts tomorrow. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest developments in many areas including 5G, IoT, Advertising, Automotive, Blockchain, Health & Wellness, Home & Family, Immersive Entertainment, Product Design & Manufacturing, Robotics & Machine Intelligence, and Sports. Amazon at CES If you will be traveling Read more about Amazon at CES 2020 – Connectivity & Mobility[…]

Celebrating AWS Community Leaders at re:Invent 2019

Even though cloud computing is a global phenomenon, location still matters when it comes to community. For example, customers regularly tell me that they are impressed by the scale, enthusiasm, and geographic reach of the AWS User Group Community. We are deeply appreciative of the work that our user group and community leaders do. Each Read more about Celebrating AWS Community Leaders at re:Invent 2019[…]

Alejandra’s Top 5 Favorite re:Invent🎉 Launches of 2019

While re:Invent 2019 may feel well over, I’m still feeling elated and curious about several of the launches that were announced that week. Is it just me, or did some of the new feature announcements seem to bring us closer to the Scifi worlds (i.e. AWS WaveLength anyone? and don’t get me started on Amazon Read more about Alejandra’s Top 5 Favorite re:Invent🎉 Launches of 2019[…]