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Harunobu Kameda

Author: Harunobu Kameda

I enjoy working with technologies and AWS services, writing blogs, and presenting our message to the market. I also love to walking around among the Japan AWS user community (JAWS) over the weekend, as much as possible. In private, I play with my dogs, read books, and drink together with my friends.

New – Amazon EC2 R5b Instances Provide 3x Higher EBS Performance

In July 2018, we announced memory-optimized R5 instances for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). R5 instances are designed for memory-intensive applications such as high-performance databases, distributed web scale in-memory caches, in-memory databases, real time big data analytics, and other enterprise applications. R5 instances offer two different block storage options. R5d instances offer up […]

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New – Use AWS PrivateLink to Access AWS Lambda Over Private AWS Network

AWS Lambda is a serverless computing service that lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. You simply upload your code and Lambda does all the work to execute and scale your code for high availability. Many AWS customers today use this serverless computing platform to significantly improve their productivity while developing and operating […]

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New – AWS Fargate for Amazon EKS now supports Amazon EFS

AWS Fargate is a serverless compute engine for containers available with both Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). With Fargate, developers are able to focus on building applications, eliminating the need to manage the infrastructure related undifferentiated heavy lifting. Developers specify resources for each Kubernetes pod, and are charged only […]

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AWS Step Functions adds updates to ‘choice’ state, global access to context object, dynamic timeouts, result selection, and intrinsic functions to Amazon States Language

Developers can use AWS Step Functions to design and execute workflows that connect services such as AWS Lambda, AWS Fargate, and Amazon SageMaker into a rich application. A workflow consists of a series of steps, with the output of one step being the input to the next step. Application development becomes more intuitive using the […]

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New – High-Performance HDD Storage for Amazon FSx for Lustre File Systems

Many workloads, such as genome analysis, training of machine learning models, High Performance Computing (HPC), and analytics applications depend on multiple compute instances accessing the same set of data. For these workloads, clusters of compute instances are commonly connected to a high-performance shared file system. Amazon FSx for Lustre makes it easy and cost-effective to […]

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AWS Glue version 2.0 featuring 10x faster job start times and 1-minute minimum billing duration

AWS Glue is a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that makes it easy for customers to prepare and load their data for analytics. Glue is “serverless” – you don’t need to provision or manage any resources and you only pay for resources when Glue is actively running. AWS Glue version 2.0 is […]

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Amazon FSx for Windows File Server – Storage Size and Throughput Capacity Scaling

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides fully managed, highly reliable file storage that is accessible over the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. It is built on Windows Server, delivering a wide range of administrative features such as user quotas, end-user file restore, and Microsoft Active Directory integration, consistent with operating an on-premises Microsoft Windows […]

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New – AWS Transfer for FTP and FTPS, in addition to existing SFTP

AWS Transfer for SFTP was launched on November 2018 as a fully managed service that enables the transfer of files directly into and out of Amazon S3 using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Today, we are happy to announce the expansion of the service to add support for FTPS and FTP, which makes it […]

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