AWS re:Inforce 2019 – Security, Identity, and Compliance

AWS re:Inforce, our new conference dedicated to cloud security, opens in Boston on June 25th. We’re expecting about 8,000 attendees, making this bigger than the first re:Invent! Just like re:Invent, re:Inforce is a learning conference for builders. With over 300 breakout sessions (intermediate, advanced, and expert) spanning four tracks and a virtual Capture The Flag Read more about AWS re:Inforce 2019 – Security, Identity, and Compliance[…]

Now Available – AMD EPYC-Powered Amazon EC2 T3a Instances

The AMD EPYC-powered T3a instances that I promised you last year are available now and you can start using them today! Like the recently announced M5ad and R5ad instances, the T3a instances are built on the AWS Nitro System and give you an opportunity to balance your instance mix based on cost and performance. T3a Read more about Now Available – AMD EPYC-Powered Amazon EC2 T3a Instances[…]

Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth Keeps Simplifying Labeling Workflows

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth is a capability of Amazon SageMaker that makes it easy for customers to efficiently and accurately label the datasets required for training machine learning systems. A quick recap on Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth helps you build highly accurate training datasets for machine Read more about Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth Keeps Simplifying Labeling Workflows[…]

New – Query for AWS Regions, Endpoints, and More Using AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store

In response to requests from AWS customers, I have been asking our service teams to find ways to make information about our regions and services available programmatically. Today I am happy to announce that this information is available in the AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store, and that you can easily access it from your scripts Read more about New – Query for AWS Regions, Endpoints, and More Using AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store[…]

The Wide World of Microsoft Windows on AWS

You have been able to run Microsoft Windows on AWS since 2008 (my ancient post, Big Day for Amazon EC2: Production, SLA, Windows, and 4 New Capabilities, shows you just how far AWS come in a little over a decade). According to IDC, AWS has nearly twice as many Windows Server instances in the cloud Read more about The Wide World of Microsoft Windows on AWS[…]

In the Works – AWS Region in Indonesia

Last year we launched two new AWS Regions—a second GovCloud Region in the United States, and our first Nordic Region in Sweden—and we announced that we are working on regions in Cape Town, South Africa and Milan, Italy. Jakarta in the Future Today, I am happy to announce that we are working on the AWS Read more about In the Works – AWS Region in Indonesia[…]

New – Advanced Request Routing for AWS Application Load Balancers

AWS Application Load Balancers have been around since the summer of 2016! They support content-based routing, work well for serverless & container-based applications, and are highly scalable. Many AWS customers are using the existing host and path-based routing to power their HTTP and HTTPS applications, while also taking advantage of other ALB features such as Read more about New – Advanced Request Routing for AWS Application Load Balancers[…]

AWS App Mesh – Application-Level Networking for Cloud Applications

AWS App Mesh helps you to run and monitor HTTP and TCP services at scale. You get a consistent way to route and monitor traffic, giving you insight into problems and the ability to re-route traffic after failures or code changes. App Mesh uses the open source Envoy proxy, giving you access to a wide Read more about AWS App Mesh – Application-Level Networking for Cloud Applications[…]

New – AWS Deep Learning Containers

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to learn about deep learning and to put it to use in your applications. If you know how to ingest large datasets, train existing models, build new models, and to perform inferences, you’ll be well-equipped for the future! New Deep Learning Containers Today I Read more about New – AWS Deep Learning Containers[…]

New – Concurrency Scaling for Amazon Redshift – Peak Performance at All Times

Amazon Redshift is a data warehouse that can expand to exabyte-scale. Today, tens of thousands of AWS customers (including NTT DOCOMO, Finra, and Johnson & Johnson) use Redshift to run mission-critical BI dashboards, analyze real-time streaming data, and run predictive analytics jobs. A challenge arises when the number of concurrent queries grows at peak times. Read more about New – Concurrency Scaling for Amazon Redshift – Peak Performance at All Times[…]