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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.

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AWS Entity Resolution: Match and Link Related Records from Multiple Applications and Data Stores

As organizations grow, the records that contain information about customers, businesses, or products tend to be increasingly fragmented and siloed across applications, channels, and data stores. Because information can be gathered in different ways, there is also the issue of different but equivalent data, such as for street addresses (“5th Avenue” and “5th Ave”). As […]

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Reimagine Software Development With Amazon CodeWhisperer as Your AI Coding Companion

July 19, 2023: Post updated with an animated image to show Amazon CodeWhisperer in action. In the few months since Amazon CodeWhisperer became generally available, many customers have used it to simplify and streamline the way they develop software. CodeWhisperer uses generative AI powered by a foundational model to understand the semantics and context of your […]

AWS Week in Review – Step Functions Versions and Aliases, EC2 Instances with Graviton3E Processors, and More – June 26, 2023

It’s now summer in the northern hemisphere, and you can feel it in London where I live. But let’s not get distracted by the nice weather and go through your AWS updates from the previous seven days. Last Week’s Launches Another interesting week with many announcements! Here are some that got more of my attention: […]

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Simplify How You Manage Authorization in Your Applications with Amazon Verified Permissions – Now Generally Available

When developing a new application or integrating an existing one into a new environment, user authentication and authorization require significant effort to be correctly implemented. In the past, you would have built your own authentication system, but today you can use an external identity provider like Amazon Cognito. Yet, authorization logic is typically implemented in […]

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New – Move Payment Processing to the Cloud with AWS Payment Cryptography

Cryptography is everywhere in our daily lives. If you’re reading this blog, you’re using HTTPS, an extension of HTTP that uses encryption to secure communications. On AWS, multiple services and capabilities help you manage keys and encryption, such as: AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS), which you can use to create and protect keys to […]

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 Pogosova was also there sharing a few serverless tips in front of a full house. Here’s a picture I […]

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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 operations, and malicious or unauthorized activity from AWS CloudTrail logs, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Flow Logs, Amazon GuardDuty findings, and, since last year, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service […]

New – Self-Service Provisioning of Terraform Open-Source Configurations with AWS Service Catalog

Update on February 2, 2024: Since this blog post was published, the license of Terraform Open Source was changed to Business Source License, and this edition is now called Terraform Community. The console screenshots show “Terraform Open Source” as the product type, but this has now been replaced by “External” in Service Catalog console and […]