AWS Weekly Roundup — .Net Runtime for AWS Lambda, PartyRock Hackathon, and more — February 26, 2024

The Community AWS re:invent 2023 re:caps continue! Recently, I was invited to participate in one of these events hosted by the AWS User Group Kenya, and was able to learn and spend time with this amazing community. AWS User Group Kenya Last week’s launches Here are some launches that got my attention during the previous Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup — .Net Runtime for AWS Lambda, PartyRock Hackathon, and more — February 26, 2024[…]

New AWS Region in Mexico is in the works

Today, I am happy to announce that we are working on an AWS Region in Mexico. This AWS Mexico (Central) Region will be the second Region in Latin America joining the AWS South America (São Paulo) Region and will give AWS customers the ability to run workloads and store data that must remain in-country. Mexico Read more about New AWS Region in Mexico is in the works[…]

Mistral AI models coming soon to Amazon Bedrock

Mistral AI, an AI company based in France, is on a mission to elevate publicly available models to state-of-the-art performance. They specialize in creating fast and secure large language models (LLMs) that can be used for various tasks, from chatbots to code generation. We’re pleased to announce that two high-performing Mistral AI models, Mistral 7B Read more about Mistral AI models coming soon to Amazon Bedrock[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon API Gateway, AWS Step Functions, Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, Amazon LightSail, Amazon VPC, and more — January 29, 2024

This past week our service teams continue to innovate on your behalf, and a lot has happened in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) universe. I’ll also share about all the AWS Community events and initiatives that are happening around the world. Let’s dive in! Last week’s launches Here are some launches that got my attention: Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon API Gateway, AWS Step Functions, Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, Amazon LightSail, Amazon VPC, and more — January 29, 2024[…]

AWS Supply Chain update: Three new modules supporting upstream activities

We are launching three new modules for AWS Supply Chain today. These modules are designed to help you collaborate with your suppliers across all tiers of your supply chain, with the goal of helping you to maintain optimum inventory levels at each site in the chain. Here’s an overview: Supply Planning – This module helps Read more about AWS Supply Chain update: Three new modules supporting upstream activities[…]

Amazon ECS supports a native integration with Amazon EBS volumes for data-intensive workloads

Today we are announcing that Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) supports an integration with Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), making it easier to run a wider range of data processing workloads. You can provision Amazon EBS storage for your ECS tasks running on AWS Fargate and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) without Read more about Amazon ECS supports a native integration with Amazon EBS volumes for data-intensive workloads[…]

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[…]

DNS over HTTPS is now available in Amazon Route 53 Resolver

Starting today, Amazon Route 53 Resolver supports using the DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol for both inbound and outbound Resolver endpoints. As the name suggests, DoH supports HTTP or HTTP/2 over TLS to encrypt the data exchanged for Domain Name System (DNS) resolutions. Using TLS encryption, DoH increases privacy and security by preventing eavesdropping and Read more about DNS over HTTPS is now available in Amazon Route 53 Resolver[…]

The AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region is now available

Update: December 20, 2023 — The list of services available today at launch is now updated with AWS Artifact, AWS Cloud Control API, AWS Directory Services, EC2 Image Builder, and AWS Transit Gateway for a new total of 70 services.   Today, we are opening a new Region in Canada. AWS Canada West (Calgary), also Read more about The AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region is now available[…]