In the Works – AWS Region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

We are currently building AWS regions in Australia, Indonesia, Spain, India, and Switzerland. UAE in the Works I am happy to announce that the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region is in the works and will open in the first half of 2022. The new region is an extension of our existing investment, which already includes Read more about In the Works – AWS Region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)[…]

Amplify Flutter is Now Generally Available: Build Beautiful Cross-Platform Apps

AWS Amplify is a set of tools and services for building secure, scalable mobile and web applications. Currently, Amplify supports iOS, Android, and JavaScript (web and React Native) and is the quickest and easiest way to build applications powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Flutter is Google’s UI toolkit for building natively compiled mobile, web, Read more about Amplify Flutter is Now Generally Available: Build Beautiful Cross-Platform Apps[…]

Announcing a second Local Zone in Los Angeles

In December 2019, Jeff Barr published this post announcing the launch of a new Local Zone in Los Angeles, California. A Local Zone extends existing AWS regions closer to end-users, providing single-digit millisecond latency to a subset of AWS services in the zone. Local Zones are attached to parent regions – in this case US Read more about Announcing a second Local Zone in Los Angeles[…]

Announcing the newest AWS Heroes – August 2020

The AWS Heroes program recognizes a select few individuals who go above and beyond to share AWS knowledge and teach others about AWS, all while helping make building AWS skills accessible to many. These leaders have an incredible impact within technical communities worldwide and their efforts are greatly appreciated. Today we are excited to introduce Read more about Announcing the newest AWS Heroes – August 2020[…]

New – AWS Fargate for Amazon EKS now supports Amazon EFS

AWS Fargate is a serverless compute engine for containers available with both Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). With Fargate, developers are able to focus on building applications, eliminating the need to manage the infrastructure related undifferentiated heavy lifting. Developers specify resources for each Kubernetes pod, and are charged only Read more about New – AWS Fargate for Amazon EKS now supports Amazon EFS[…]

Announcing the Porting Assistant for .NET

.NET Core is the future of .NET! Version 4.8 of the .NET Framework is the last major version to be released, and Microsoft has stated it will receive only bug-, reliability-, and security-related fixes going forward. For applications where you want to continue to take advantage of future investments and innovations in the .NET platform, Read more about Announcing the Porting Assistant for .NET[…]

AWS Online Tech Talks for March 2020

Join us for live, online presentations led by AWS solutions architects and engineers. AWS Online Tech Talks cover a range of topics and expertise levels, and feature technical deep dives, demonstrations, customer examples, and live Q&A with AWS experts. Note – All sessions are free and in Pacific Time. Can’t join us live? Access webinar Read more about AWS Online Tech Talks for March 2020[…]

AWS has launched the Activate Founders package for Startups 🚀

Are you in a Startup? As of today, AWS has launched the Activate Founders package for Startups! This package unlocks a new set of benefits. If your startup isn’t affiliated with a venture capital firm, accelerator, or incubator, then your startup can now apply to receive $1,000 in AWS Activate Credits (valid for 2 years) Read more about AWS has launched the Activate Founders package for Startups 🚀[…]