New – AWS Proton Supports Terraform and Git Repositories to Manage Templates

Today we are announcing the launch of two features for AWS Proton. First, the most requested one in the AWS Proton open roadmap, to define and provision infrastructure using Terraform. Second, the capability to manage AWS Proton templates directly from Git repositories. AWS Proton is a fully managed application delivery service for containers and serverless Read more about New – AWS Proton Supports Terraform and Git Repositories to Manage Templates[…]

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[…]

Meet the latest AWS Heroes – November 2021

It is an exciting time of year, with AWS re:Invent right around the corner. As we reflect back on 2021, we continue to be impressed by the way AWS communities support one-another across intersecting journeys to expand technical skills. At the center of these communities are impactful leaders who go above and beyond to create Read more about Meet the latest AWS Heroes – November 2021[…]

Measure and Improve Your Application Resilience with AWS Resilience Hub

I am excited to announce the immediate availability of AWS Resilience Hub, a new AWS service designed to help you define, track, and manage the resilience of your applications. You are building and managing resilient applications to serve your customers. Building distributed systems is hard; maintaining them in an operational state is even harder. The Read more about Measure and Improve Your Application Resilience with AWS Resilience Hub[…]

In The Works – AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region

We launched the Canada (Central) Region in 2016 and added a third Availability Zone in 2020. Since that launch, tens of thousands of AWS customers have used AWS services in Canada to accelerate innovation, increase agility, and to drive cost savings. This includes enterprises such as Air Canada, BMO Financial Group, NHL, Porter Airlines, and Read more about In The Works – AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region[…]

Ansible for AWS: Introduction to Spot Instance Automation

What are Spot Instance and Spot Instance Requests? A Spot Instance is an instance that uses spare AWS EC2 capacity that is available for less than the On-Demand price. Because Spot Instances provide the ability to request unused EC2 instances at steep discounts, it can lower your Amazon EC2 costs significantly.  Spot Instances are a Read more about Ansible for AWS: Introduction to Spot Instance Automation[…]

AWS Local Zones Are Now Open in Las Vegas, New York City, and Portland

Today, we are opening three new AWS Local Zones in Las Vegas, New York City (located in New Jersey), and Portland metro areas. We are now at a total of 14 Local Zones in 13 cities since Jeff Barr announced the first Local Zone in Los Angeles in December 2019. These three new Local Zones Read more about AWS Local Zones Are Now Open in Las Vegas, New York City, and Portland[…]

Help Make BugBusting History at AWS re:Invent 2021

Earlier this year, we launched the AWS BugBust Challenge, the world’s first global competition to fix one million code bugs and reduce technical debt by over $100 million. As part of this endeavor, we are launching the first AWS BugBust re:Invent Challenge at this year’s AWS re:Invent conference, from 10 a.m. (PST) November 29 to Read more about Help Make BugBusting History at AWS re:Invent 2021[…]