AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! I had an amazing start to the week last week as I was speaking at the AWS Community Day NL. This event had 500 attendees and over 70 speakers, and Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022[…]

Amazon File Cache – A High Performance Cache On AWS For Your On-Premises File Systems

I am pleased to announce today the availability of Amazon File Cache, a new high-speed cache service on AWS designed for processing file data stored in disparate locations—including on premises. File Cache accelerates and simplifies your most demanding cloud bursting and hybrid workflows by giving your applications access to files using a fast and familiar Read more about Amazon File Cache – A High Performance Cache On AWS For Your On-Premises File Systems[…]

AWS and VMware Announce VMware Cloud on AWS integration with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Our customers are looking for cost-effective ways to continue to migrate their applications to the cloud. VMware Cloud on AWS is a fully managed, jointly engineered service that brings VMware’s enterprise-class, software-defined data center architecture to the cloud. VMware Cloud on AWS offers our customers the ability to run applications across operationally consistent VMware vSphere-based Read more about AWS and VMware Announce VMware Cloud on AWS integration with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP[…]

Happy 10th Anniversary, Amazon S3 Glacier – A Decade of Cold Storage in the Cloud

Ten years ago, on August 20, 2012, AWS announced the general availability of Amazon Glacier, secure, reliable, and extremely low-cost storage designed for data archiving and backup. At the time, I was working as an AWS customer and it felt like an April Fools’ joke, offering long-term, secure, and durable cloud storage that allowed me Read more about Happy 10th Anniversary, Amazon S3 Glacier – A Decade of Cold Storage in the Cloud[…]

Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2022

We are on the fourth year of our annual AWS Storage Day! Do you remember our first Storage Day 2019 and the subsequent Storage Day 2020? I watched Storage Day 2021, which was streamed live from downtown Seattle. We continue to hear from our customers about how powerful the Storage Day announcements and educational sessions Read more about Welcome to AWS Storage Day 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – August 8, 2022

As an ex-.NET developer, and now Developer Advocate for .NET at AWS, I’m excited to bring you this week’s Week in Review post, for reasons that will quickly become apparent! There are several updates, customer stories, and events I want to bring to your attention, so let’s dive straight in! Last Week’s launches.NET developers, here Read more about AWS Week in Review – August 8, 2022[…]

Amazon Prime Day 2022 – AWS for the Win!

As part of my annual tradition to tell you about how AWS makes Prime Day possible, I am happy to be able to share some chart-topping metrics (check out my 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021 posts for a look back). My purchases this year included a first aid kit, some wood brown filament for Read more about Amazon Prime Day 2022 – AWS for the Win![…]

New for AWS DataSync – Move Data Between AWS and Google Cloud Storage or AWS and Microsoft Azure Files

Moving data to and from AWS Storage services can be automated and accelerated with AWS DataSync. For example, you can use DataSync to migrate data to AWS, replicate data for business continuity, and move data for analysis and processing in the cloud. You can use DataSync to transfer data to and from AWS Storage services, Read more about New for AWS DataSync – Move Data Between AWS and Google Cloud Storage or AWS and Microsoft Azure Files[…]

AWS Lambda Now Supports Up to 10 GB Ephemeral Storage

Serverless applications are event-driven, using ephemeral compute functions ranging from web APIs, mobile backends, and streaming analytics to data processing stages in machine learning (ML) and high-performance applications. While AWS Lambda includes a 512 MB temporary file system (/tmp) for your code, this is an ephemeral scratch resource not intended for durable storage such as Read more about AWS Lambda Now Supports Up to 10 GB Ephemeral Storage[…]

Welcome to AWS Pi Day 2022

We launched Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) sixteen years ago today! As I often told my audiences in the early days, I wanted them to think big thoughts and dream big dreams! Looking back, I think it is safe to say that the launch of S3 empowered them to do just that, and initiated Read more about Welcome to AWS Pi Day 2022[…]