New – Simplify Access Management for Data Stored in Amazon S3

Today, we are introducing a couple new features that simplify access management for data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). First, we are introducing a new Amazon S3 Object Ownership setting that lets you disable access control lists (ACLs) to simplify access management for data stored in Amazon S3. Second, the Amazon S3 Read more about New – Simplify Access Management for Data Stored in Amazon S3[…]

New – Use Amazon S3 Event Notifications with Amazon EventBridge

We launched Amazon EventBridge in mid-2019 to make it easy for you to build powerful, event-driven applications at any scale. Since that launch, we have added several important features including a Schema Registry, the power to Archive and Replay Events, support for Cross-Region Event Bus Targets, and API Destinations to allow you to send events Read more about New – Use Amazon S3 Event Notifications with Amazon EventBridge[…]

New – AWS Control Tower Account Factory for Terraform

AWS Control Tower makes it easier to set up and manage a secure, multi-account AWS environment. AWS Control Tower uses AWS Organizations to create what is called a landing zone, bringing ongoing account management and governance based on our experience working with thousands of customers. If you use AWS CloudFormation to manage your infrastructure as Read more about New – AWS Control Tower Account Factory for Terraform[…]

New – Recycle Bin for EBS Snapshots

It is easy to create EBS Snapshots, and just as easy to either delete them manually or to use the Data Lifecycle Manager to delete them automatically in accord with your organization’s retention model. Sometimes, as it turns out, it is a bit too easy to delete snapshots, and a well-intended cleanup effort or a Read more about New – Recycle Bin for EBS Snapshots[…]

Introducing Karpenter – An Open-Source High-Performance Kubernetes Cluster Autoscaler

Today we are announcing that Karpenter is ready for production. Karpenter is an open-source, flexible, high-performance Kubernetes cluster autoscaler built with AWS. It helps improve your application availability and cluster efficiency by rapidly launching right-sized compute resources in response to changing application load. Karpenter also provides just-in-time compute resources to meet your application’s needs and Read more about Introducing Karpenter – An Open-Source High-Performance Kubernetes Cluster Autoscaler[…]

AWS Free Tier Data Transfer Expansion – 100 GB From Regions and 1 TB From Amazon CloudFront Per Month

The AWS Free Tier has been around since 2010 and allows you to use generous amounts of over 100 different AWS services. Some services offer free trials, others are free for the first 12 months after you sign up, and still others are always free, up to a per-service maximum. Our intent is to make Read more about AWS Free Tier Data Transfer Expansion – 100 GB From Regions and 1 TB From Amazon CloudFront Per Month[…]

Announcing AWS Graviton2 Support for AWS Fargate – Get up to 40% Better Price-Performance for Your Serverless Containers

AWS Graviton2 processors are custom-built by AWS using 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores to deliver the best price-performance for your cloud workloads running in Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). They provide up to 40 percent better price-performance over comparable x86-based instances for a wide variety of workloads. Many of our customers such as Intuit, SmugMug, Read more about Announcing AWS Graviton2 Support for AWS Fargate – Get up to 40% Better Price-Performance for Your Serverless Containers[…]

AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) 3.0 is Now Available

The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) is designed to help you to build and then execute a comprehensive plan for your digital transformation. Taking advantage of AWS best practices and lessons learned from thousands of customer engagements, the AWS CAF will help you to identify and prioritize transformation opportunities, evaluate and improve your cloud Read more about AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) 3.0 is Now Available[…]

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[…]

Scalable, Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Should disaster strike, business continuity can require more than just periodic data backups. A full recovery that meets the business’s recovery time objectives (RTOs) must also include the infrastructure, operating systems, applications, and configurations used to process their data. The growing threats of ransomware highlight the need to be able to perform a full point-in-time Read more about Scalable, Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery in the Cloud[…]