AWS Week in Review – June 27, 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! It’s the beginning of a new week, and I’d like to start with a recap of the most significant AWS news from the previous 7 days. Last week was special Read more about AWS Week in Review – June 27, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – May 16, 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 been on the road for the last five weeks and attended many of the AWS Summits in Europe. It was great to talk to so many of you Read more about AWS Week in Review – May 16, 2022[…]

Announcing the latest AWS Heroes – August 2021

AWS Heroes go above and beyond to share knowledge with the community and help others build better and faster on AWS. Last month we launched the AWS Heroes Content Library, a centralized place where Builders can find inspiration and learn from AWS Hero authored educational content including blogs, videos, slide presentations, podcasts, open source projects, Read more about Announcing the latest AWS Heroes – August 2021[…]

Prime Day 2021 – Two Chart-Topping Days

In what has now become an annual tradition (check out my 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020 posts for a look back), I am happy to share some of the metrics from this year’s Prime Day and to tell you how AWS helped to make it happen. This year I bought all sorts of useful goodies Read more about Prime Day 2021 – Two Chart-Topping Days[…]

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[…]