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  • Amazon GuardDuty Enhances Detection of EC2 Instance Credential Exfiltration

    Amazon GuardDuty Enhances Detection of EC2 Instance Credential Exfiltration

    [This blog post was updated on Jan. 23rd to show how to use imdsv2 instead of imdsv1] Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious activity and...

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  • A New AWS Console Home Experience

    A New AWS Console Home Experience

    If you are reading this blog, there is a high chance you frequently use the AWS Management Console. I taught AWS classes for years. During classes, students’ first hands-on experience with the AWS...

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  • New – Amazon EC2 Hpc6a Instance Optimized for High Performance Computing

    New – Amazon EC2 Hpc6a Instance Optimized for High Performance Computing

    High Performance Computing (HPC) allows scientists and engineers to solve complex, compute-intensive problems such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), weather forecasting, and genomics. HPC...

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  • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service Adds IPv6 Networking

    Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service Adds IPv6 Networking

    Starting today, you can deploy applications that use IPv6 address space on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Many of our customers are standardizing Kubernetes as their compute...

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  • Introduction to Game Production in the Cloud

    Introduction to Game Production in the Cloud

    Learning Objectives: - Learn about the fast moving digital game production trends - Discover the new technologies enabling this revolution - See an end-to-end production pipeline running in the cloud

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  • How Call of Duty uses ML to personalize player engagement

    How Call of Duty uses ML to personalize player engagement

    Join Activision Blizzard to learn how Call of Duty, one of the world’s most famous first-person-shooter game franchises, continues to engage millions of players each day by running real-time analytics

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  • Reach more players using AWS Global Accelerator

    Reach more players using AWS Global Accelerator

    AWS Global Accelerator simplifies traffic routing, improves availability, and improves performance for your game by as much as 60 percent.

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  • Implement an analytics pipeline for games

    Implement an analytics pipeline for games

    Games are generating more data than ever. So, it’s important to have access to the right data at the right time as you develop your games.

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  • Detecting fraud in games using machine learning

    Detecting fraud in games using machine learning

    The machine learning (ML) model detects potentially fraudulent activity and flags it for review

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  • IllFonic Lowers Latency and Reduces Server Costs by 70% on Amazon GameLift

    IllFonic Lowers Latency and Reduces Server Costs by 70% on Amazon GameLift

    Video game developer IllFonic migrated from a peer-to-peer network model to dedicated servers managed by Amazon GameLift, which improved player experience, cut costs, and reduced work for staff.

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  • Now Open – AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region

    Now Open – AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region

    The AWS Region in Jakarta, Indonesia, is now open and you can start using it today. The official name is Asia Pacific (Jakarta) and the API name is ap-southeast-3. The AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta)...

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  • New – FreeRTOS Extended Maintenance Plan for Up to 10 Years

    New – FreeRTOS Extended Maintenance Plan for Up to 10 Years

    Last AWS re:Invent 2020, we announced FreeRTOS Long Term Support (LTS) that offers a more stable foundation than standard releases, as manufacturers deploy and later update devices in the field....

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  • AWS re:Post – A Reimagined Q&A Experience for the AWS Community

    AWS re:Post – A Reimagined Q&A Experience for the AWS Community

    The internet is an excellent resource for well-intentioned guidance and answers. However, it can sometimes be hard to tell if what you’re reading is, in fact, advice you should follow. Also, some...

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  • New – Sustainability Pillar for AWS Well-Architected Framework

    New – Sustainability Pillar for AWS Well-Architected Framework

    The AWS Well-Architected Framework has been helping AWS customers improve their cloud architectures since 2015. The framework consists of design principles, questions, and best practices across...

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  • Announcing General Availability of Construct Hub and AWS Cloud Development Kit Version 2

    Announcing General Availability of Construct Hub and AWS Cloud Development Kit Version 2

    Today, I’m happy to announce that both the Construct Hub and AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) version 2 are now generally available (GA). The AWS CDK is an open-source framework that simplifies...

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  • Use New Amazon EC2 M1 Mac Instances to Build & Test Apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV

    Use New Amazon EC2 M1 Mac Instances to Build & Test Apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV

    Last year at AWS re:Invent, Jeff Barr wrote about the exciting availability of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Mac instances. Today, we’re announcing the preview of a new EC2 M1 Mac...

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  • New – Site-to-Site Connectivity with AWS Direct Connect SiteLink

    New – Site-to-Site Connectivity with AWS Direct Connect SiteLink

    We are launching AWS Direct Connect SiteLink, a new capability of AWS Direct Connect that lets you create connections between your on-premises networks through the AWS global network backbone....

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  • New – Enhanced Dead-letter Queue Management Experience for Amazon SQS Standard Queues

    New – Enhanced Dead-letter Queue Management Experience for Amazon SQS Standard Queues

    Hundreds of thousands of customers use Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) to build message-based applications to decouple and scale microservices, distributed systems, and serverless apps. When a...

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  • Network Address Management and Auditing at Scale with Amazon VPC IP Address Manager

    Network Address Management and Auditing at Scale with Amazon VPC IP Address Manager

    Managing, monitoring, and auditing IP address allocation for at-scale networks, as the growth in cloud workloads and connected devices continues at a rapid pace, is a complex, time-consuming, and...

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  • New – Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer

    New – Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer

    If you are a member of your organization’s networking, cloud operations, or security teams, you are going to love this new feature. The new Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer helps you identify...

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