Amazon S3 Glacier is the Best Place to Archive Your Data – Introducing the S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval Storage Class

Today we are announcing the Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class. This new archive storage class delivers the lowest cost storage for long-lived data that is rarely accessed and requires millisecond retrieval. We are also excited to announce that S3 Intelligent-Tiering now automatically optimizes storage costs for rarely accessed data that needs immediate retrieval Read more about Amazon S3 Glacier is the Best Place to Archive Your Data – Introducing the S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval Storage Class[…]

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[…]

Amazon Textract Updates: Up to 32% Price Reduction in 8 AWS Regions and Up to 50% Reduction in Asynchronous Job Processing Times

Introduced at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon Textract is a machine learning service that automatically extracts text, handwriting and data from scanned documents that goes beyond simple optical character recognition (OCR) to identify, understand, and extract data from forms and tables. In the past few months, we introduced specialized support for processing invoices and receipts and Read more about Amazon Textract Updates: Up to 32% Price Reduction in 8 AWS Regions and Up to 50% Reduction in Asynchronous Job Processing Times[…]

Decrease Your Machine Learning Costs with Instance Price Reductions and Savings Plans for Amazon SageMaker

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed service that has already helped tens of thousands of customers quickly build and deploy their machine learning (ML) workflows on AWS. To help them get the most ML bang for their buck, we’ve added a string of cost-optimization services and capabilities, such as Managed Spot Read more about Decrease Your Machine Learning Costs with Instance Price Reductions and Savings Plans for Amazon SageMaker[…]

Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer Updates: New Predictable Pricing Model Up To 90% Lower and Python Support Moves to GA

Amazon CodeGuru helps you automate code reviews and improve code quality with recommendations powered by machine learning and automated reasoning. You can use CodeGuru Reviewer to detect potential defects and bugs that are hard to find, and CodeGuru Profiler to fine-tune the performance of your applications based on live data. The service has been generally Read more about Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer Updates: New Predictable Pricing Model Up To 90% Lower and Python Support Moves to GA[…]

Amazon S3 Glacier Price Reduction

The Amazon S3 Glacier storage class is ideal for data archiving and long-term backup of information that will be accessed at least once per quarter (Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive is a better fit for data that is seldom accessed). Amazon S3 Glacier stores your data across three Availability Zones (AZs), each physically separated from Read more about Amazon S3 Glacier Price Reduction[…]

AWS Inter-Region Data Transfer (DTIR) Price Reduction

If you build AWS applications that span two or more AWS regions, this post is for you. We are reducing the cost to transfer data from the South America (São Paulo), Middle East (Bahrain), Africa (Cape Town), and Asia Pacific (Sydney) Regions to other AWS regions as follows, effective May 1, 2020: Region Old Rate Read more about AWS Inter-Region Data Transfer (DTIR) Price Reduction[…]

EC2 Price Reduction – For EC2 Instance Saving Plans and Standard Reserved Instances

It is my great pleasure to tell you about a price reduction for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) customers who plan to use, Standard Reserved Instances or EC2 Instance Saving Plans. The price changes are already in effect, and so anyone buying news RIs or a new EC2 Instance Saving Plan will be able to Read more about EC2 Price Reduction – For EC2 Instance Saving Plans and Standard Reserved Instances[…]

90%+ price reduction for AWS IoT Jobs, Globally Available

I have good news for AWS customers using the AWS IoT Device Management service. There has been a 90%+ price reduction for AWS IoT Device Jobs ! Let’s check out the new prices: What is IoT? IoT (Internet of Things) represents the billions (literally!) of physical devices around the world that are connected to the Read more about 90%+ price reduction for AWS IoT Jobs, Globally Available[…]

AWS Data Transfer Out (DTO) 40% Price Reduction in South America (São Paulo) Region

I have good news for AWS customers using our South America (São Paulo) Region. Effective April 1, 2020 we are reducing prices for Data Transfer Out to the Internet (DTO) from the South America (São Paulo) Region by 40%. Data Transfer in remains free. Here are the new prices for DTO from EC2, S3, and Read more about AWS Data Transfer Out (DTO) 40% Price Reduction in South America (São Paulo) Region[…]