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Danilo Poccia

Author: Danilo Poccia

Danilo works with startups and companies of any size to support their innovation. In his role as Chief Evangelist (EMEA) at Amazon Web Services, he leverages his experience to help people bring their ideas to life, focusing on serverless architectures and event-driven programming, and on the technical and business impact of machine learning and edge computing. He is the author of AWS Lambda in Action from Manning.

AWS Weekly Roundup

AWS Weekly Roundup — New models for Amazon Bedrock, CloudFront embedded POPs, and more — March 4, 2024

This has been a busy week – we introduced a new kind of Amazon CloudFront infrastructure, more efficient ways to analyze data stored on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and new generative AI capabilities. Last week’s launches Here’s what got my attention: Amazon Bedrock – Mistral AI’s Mixtral 8x7B and Mistral 7B foundation models […]

DNS over HTTPS is now available in Amazon Route 53 Resolver

Starting today, Amazon Route 53 Resolver supports using the DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol for both inbound and outbound Resolver endpoints. As the name suggests, DoH supports HTTP or HTTP/2 over TLS to encrypt the data exchanged for Domain Name System (DNS) resolutions. Using TLS encryption, DoH increases privacy and security by preventing eavesdropping and […]

Upgrade your Java applications with Amazon Q Code Transformation (preview)

Update April 30, 2024: Amazon Q Developer now generally available! As our applications age, it takes more and more effort just to keep them secure and running smoothly. Developers managing the upgrades must spend time relearning the intricacies and nuances of breaking changes and performance optimizations others have already discovered in past upgrades. As a […]

Announcing throughput increase and dead letter queue redrive support for Amazon SQS FIFO queues

With Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), you can send, store, and receive messages between software components at any volume. Today, Amazon SQS has introduced two new capabilities for first-in, first-out (FIFO) queues: Maximum throughput has been increased up to 70,000 transactions per second (TPS) per API action in selected AWS Regions, supporting sending or […]

Replication failback and increased IOPS are new for Amazon EFS

Today, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) has introduced two new capabilities: Replication failback – Failback support for EFS replication makes it easier and more cost-effective to synchronize changes between EFS file systems when performing disaster recovery (DR) workflows. You can now quickly replicate incremental changes from your secondary back to your primary file system […]

Use natural language to query Amazon CloudWatch logs and metrics (preview)

To make it easy to interact with your operational data, Amazon CloudWatch is introducing today natural language query generation for Logs and Metrics Insights. With this capability, powered by generative artificial intelligence (AI), you can describe in English the insights you are looking for, and a Logs or Metrics Insights query will be automatically generated. […]

Check your AWS Free Tier usage programmatically with a new API

Starting today, you can check your usage of the AWS Free Tier using the new AWS Free Tier API. You can use the API directly with the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) or integrate it into an application with the AWS SDKs. The AWS Free Tier program provides you with the ability to explore and […]

Amazon CloudWatch Logs now offers automated pattern analytics and anomaly detection

Searching through log data to find operational or business insights often feels like looking for a needle in a haystack. It usually requires you to manually filter and review individual log records. To help you with that, Amazon CloudWatch has added new capabilities to automatically recognize and cluster patterns among log records, extract noteworthy content […]