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Category: Amazon EC2

AWS to Offer Third-Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processor-Based Amazon EC2 Instances

AWS has collaborated with Intel over the past 15 years, the longest of any cloud vendor. The partnership has been focused on deep engineering collaboration and getting the most out of customized Intel technology to deliver great experiences for our customers. Later this year, AWS plans to further this collaboration with Intel to offer Amazon EC2 instances powered by the new third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, which will deliver more performance and expand customer choice on EC2.

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AWS to Offer Third-Generation AMD EPYC-Based Amazon EC2 Instances

As customers bring more and more workloads to AWS, they are seeking to optimize for different characteristics like compute performance, memory, or throughput. AMD-powered instances are integral to these offerings. Later this year, AWS plans to offer Amazon EC2 instances powered by the newly introduced third generation AMD EPYC processors. These instances will expand customer choice of compute options available on EC2.

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Computer Vision at Scale with Dask and PyTorch on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Saturn Cloud is a data science and machine learning platform for Python. Its multi-node, multi-GPU computing enables 100x faster workflows, reducing the time to business value. Saturn Cloud is compatible with the entire Python ecosystem and a variety of tools, which makes workflows customizable and the computing experience highly flexible for a range of setups and preferences. In a recent release, Saturn Cloud added Amazon EC2 Spot compatibility.

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Intelligent Video Analytics and Effective Remote Learning on Campus Private 4G/5G Networks

Edge computing is a new paradigm in which the resources of a small data center are placed at the edge of the internet, in close proximity to mobile devices, sensors, and end users. Learn about the Physical Distancing Video Analytics Solution (VAS) on campus private 4G/5G networks that was developed utilizing AWS edge services in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s Open Edge Computing Initiative, Megh Computing’s Video Analytics Solution, and Federated Wireless Private Network Connectivity as a Service.

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Hosting Rapidly Scaling Video Applications on Amazon EKS Clusters

Synamedia helps service and content providers around the world deliver, protect, and monetize video content so they can win in the age of infinite entertainment. To replace its self-managed Kubernetes cluster running directly on Amazon EC2 instances, Synamedia selected Amazon Amazon EKS for its Infinite Platform product. Learn how EKS and other elastic technologies from AWS maintain a consistently responsive user experience despite frequent spikes of 5x the traffic in a matter of minutes.

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Provisioning a Virtual Private Cloud at Scale with AWS CDK

Infrastructure as code is one of the most important concepts used with cloud solutions, and AWS CloudFormation enables IaC by deploying stacks and provisioning resources on AWS using JSON or YAML files called templates. APN Ambassador Francois Rouxel from Slalom will show you how to create a hundred VPCs in one AWS region without providing any parameters, and how to easily establish a peering connection between two of them within a single line of code.

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Understanding Your Options for Deploying and Licensing Oracle on AWS

Oracle customers have common questions about their licensing options when considering deployment to AWS. Oracle customers who do not proactively confirm their options risk spending too much on licensing. Customers may also face an Oracle audit that could expose avoidable license compliance issues. AWS has a variety of options for customers considering deployment of Oracle to AWS. When done properly, customers can significantly optimize their Oracle license costs when deploying to the proper AWS service.

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Monitor Your Migration to AWS Graviton2-Powered Amazon EC2 Instances with Datadog

If you’re thinking about shifting existing workloads to an AWS Gravitron2-powered Amazon EC2 instance, Datadog can help you monitor your migration and get insight into your entire AWS infrastructure. Install the Datadog Agent, open-source software available on GitHub, to collect infrastructure metrics, distributed traces, logs, and more from your Amazon EC2 instances. With Datadog Amazon EC2 integration, you can monitor even more of your AWS infrastructure, complementing the data collected by the Agent.

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Live Patching Linux Without Downtime on AWS Graviton2-Based Instances

Keeping your Linux system up to date with the latest operating system and application software patches is one of the most effective ways to strengthen system security. Enterprises sometimes neglect to install the latest security updates because most kernel upgrades and security patches require a system reboot, which means downtime and waiting for reboot cycles. KernelCare from CloudLinux can live patch Amazon EC2 instances based on AWS Graviton2 Arm64 processors.

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How to Deploy a Rapid7 InsightVM Scan Engine for AWS Graviton2-Based EC2 Instances

With the recent launch of Amazon EC2 M6g instances, the new instances powered by AWS Graviton2 Arm-based processors deliver up to 40 percent better price and performance over the x86-based current generation M5 instances. At Rapid7, an AWS Security Competency Partner, thousands of customers use InsightVM scan engine to assess their EC2 instances for vulnerabilities. Learn how to deploy the InsightVM scan engine in an AWS Graviton2-based environment.

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