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Announcements, Updates, and Launches

  • AWS Week in Review – AWS Documentation Updates, Amazon EventBridge is Faster, and More – May 22, 2023

    AWS Week in Review – AWS Documentation Updates, Amazon EventBridge is Faster, and More – May 22, 2023

    Here are your AWS updates from the previous 7 days. Last week I was in Turin, Italy for CloudConf, a conference I’ve had the pleasure to participate in for the last 10 years. AWS Hero Anahit...

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  • Amazon SageMaker Geospatial Capabilities Now Generally Available with Security Updates and More Use Case Samples

    Amazon SageMaker Geospatial Capabilities Now Generally Available with Security Updates and More Use Case Samples

    At AWS re:Invent 2022, we previewed Amazon SageMaker geospatial capabilities, allowing data scientists and machine learning (ML) engineers to build, train, and deploy ML models using geospatial...

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  • New – Simplify the Investigation of AWS Security Findings with Amazon Detective

    New – Simplify the Investigation of AWS Security Findings with Amazon Detective

    With Amazon Detective, you can analyze and visualize security data to investigate potential security issues. Detective collects and analyzes events that describe IP traffic, AWS management...

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  • Retiring the AWS Documentation on GitHub

    Retiring the AWS Documentation on GitHub

    About five years ago I announced that AWS Documentation is Now Open Source and on GitHub. After a prolonged period of experimentation we will archive most of the repos starting the week of June...

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  • AWS Week in Review –  New Open-Source Updates for Snapchange, Cedar, and Jupyter Community Contributions – May 15, 2023

    AWS Week in Review – New Open-Source Updates for Snapchange, Cedar, and Jupyter Community Contributions – May 15, 2023

    A new week has begun. Last week, there was a lot of news related to AWS. I have compiled a few announcements you need to know. Let’s get started right away! Last Week’s Launches Let’s take a look...

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  • Learn How to Modernize Your Applications at AWS Serverless Innovation Day

    Learn How to Modernize Your Applications at AWS Serverless Innovation Day

    Join us on Wednesday, May 17, for AWS Serverless Innovation Day, a free full-day virtual event. You will learn about AWS Serverless technologies and event-driven architectures from customers,...

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  • New – Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized Cluster Configuration with Up to 40% Cost Savings for I/O-Intensive Applications

    New – Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized Cluster Configuration with Up to 40% Cost Savings for I/O-Intensive Applications

    Since Amazon Aurora launched in 2014, hundreds of thousands of customers have chosen Aurora to run their most demanding applications. Aurora provides unparalleled high performance and availability...

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  • New Storage-Optimized Amazon EC2 I4g Instances: Graviton Processors and AWS Nitro SSDs

    New Storage-Optimized Amazon EC2 I4g Instances: Graviton Processors and AWS Nitro SSDs

    Today we are launching I4g instances powered by AWS Graviton2 processors that deliver up to 15% better compute performance than our other storage-optimized instances. With up to 64 vCPUs, 512 GiB...

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  • AWS Week in Review – AWS User Notifications, Serverless event, and More – May 8, 2023

    AWS Week in Review – AWS User Notifications, Serverless event, and More – May 8, 2023

    At the end of this week, I’m flying to Seattle to take part in the AWS Serverless Innovation Day. Along with many customers and colleagues from AWS, we are going to be live on May 17 at a virtual...

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  • Introducing Bob’s Used Books—a New, Real-World, .NET Sample Application

    Introducing Bob’s Used Books—a New, Real-World, .NET Sample Application

    Today, I’m happy to announce that a new open-source sample application, a fictitious used books eCommerce store we call Bob’s Used Books, is available for .NET developers working with AWS. The...

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  • New – Set Up Your AWS Notifications in One Place

    New – Set Up Your AWS Notifications in One Place

    Today we are launching AWS User Notifications, a single place in the AWS console to set up and view AWS notifications across multiple AWS accounts, Regions, and services. You can centrally set up...

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  • Week in Review – AWS Verified Access, Java 17, Amplify Flutter, Conferences, and More – May 1, 2023

    Week in Review – AWS Verified Access, Java 17, Amplify Flutter, Conferences, and More – May 1, 2023

    Conference season has started and I was happy to meet and talk with iOS and Swift developers at the New York Swifty conference last week. I will travel again to Turino (Italy), Amsterdam...

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  • Introducing Athena Provisioned Capacity

    Introducing Athena Provisioned Capacity

    Today we launch the ability to provision capacity to run your Athena queries. Athena is a query service that makes it simple to analyze data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) data lakes...

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  • How CyberGRX cut ML processing time from 8 days to 56 minutes with AWS Step Functions Distributed Map

    How CyberGRX cut ML processing time from 8 days to 56 minutes with AWS Step Functions Distributed Map

    Last December, Sébastien Stormacq wrote about the availability of a distributed map state for AWS Step Functions, a new feature that allows you to orchestrate large-scale parallel workloads in the...

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  • AWS Week in Review – April 24, 2023: Amazon CodeCatalyst, Amazon S3 on Snowball Edge, and More…

    AWS Week in Review – April 24, 2023: Amazon CodeCatalyst, Amazon S3 on Snowball Edge, and More…

    As always, there’s plenty to share this week: Amazon CodeCatalyst is now generally available, Amazon S3 is now available on Snowball Edge devices, version 1.0.0 of AWS Amplify Flutter is here, and...

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  • Choose Korean in AWS Support as Your Preferred Language

    Choose Korean in AWS Support as Your Preferred Language

    Today, we are announcing the general availability of AWS Support in Korean as your preferred language, in addition to English, Japanese, and Chinese. As the number of customers speaking Korean...

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  • Amazon S3 Compatible Storage on AWS Snowball Edge Compute Optimized Devices Now Generally Available

    Amazon S3 Compatible Storage on AWS Snowball Edge Compute Optimized Devices Now Generally Available

    We have added a collection of purpose-built services to the AWS Snow Family for customers, such as Snowball Edge in 2016 and Snowcone in 2020. These services run compute intensive workloads and...

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  • Discover Building without Limits at AWS Developer Innovation Day

    Discover Building without Limits at AWS Developer Innovation Day

    We hope you can join us on Wednesday, April 26, for a free-to-attend online event, AWS Developer Innovation Day. AWS will stream the event simultaneously across multiple platforms, including...

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  • AWS Week in Review: New Service for Generative AI and Amazon EC2 Trn1n, Inf2, and CodeWhisperer now GA – April 17, 2023

    AWS Week in Review: New Service for Generative AI and Amazon EC2 Trn1n, Inf2, and CodeWhisperer now GA – April 17, 2023

    I could almost title this blog post the “AWS AI/ML Week in Review.” This past week, we announced several new innovations and tools for building with generative AI on AWS. Let’s dive right into it....

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  • Amazon EC2 Inf2 Instances for Low-Cost, High-Performance Generative AI Inference are Now Generally Available

    Amazon EC2 Inf2 Instances for Low-Cost, High-Performance Generative AI Inference are Now Generally Available

    Innovations in deep learning (DL), especially the rapid growth of large language models (LLMs), have taken the industry by storm. DL models have grown from millions to billions of parameters and...

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