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Sébastien Stormacq

Author: Sébastien Stormacq

Seb has been writing code since he first touched a Commodore 64 in the mid-eighties. He inspires builders to unlock the value of the AWS cloud, using his secret blend of passion, enthusiasm, customer advocacy, curiosity and creativity. His interests are software architecture, developer tools and mobile computing. If you want to sell him something, be sure it has an API. Follow him on Twitter @sebsto.

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New – High Volume Outbound Communication with Amazon Connect Outbound Campaigns

The new high volume outbound communication capability in Amazon Connect which was announced at Enterprise Connect last year, is now generally available to all. It is named Amazon Connect outbound campaigns. If you haven’t heard about Amazon Connect, it is an easy-to-use cloud contact center service that helps companies of any size deliver superior customer […]

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Modernize Your Mainframe Applications & Deploy Them In The Cloud

Today, we are launching AWS Mainframe Modernization service to help you modernize your mainframe applications and deploy them to AWS fully-managed runtime environments. This new service also provides tools and resources to help you plan and implement migration and modernization. Since the introduction of System/360 on April 7 1964, mainframe computers have enabled many industries […]

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New – Amazon EC2 C7g Instances, Powered by AWS Graviton3 Processors

I am excited to announce that Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) C7g instances powered by the latest AWS Graviton3 processors that have been available in preview since re:Invent last year are now available for all. Let’s decompose the name C7g: the “C” instance family is designed for compute-intensive workloads. This is the 7th generation […]

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AWS Week In Review – May 23, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! This is the right place to quickly learn about recent AWS news from last week, in just about five minutes or less. This week, I have collected a couple of […]

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Amazon EC2 Now Supports NitroTPM and UEFI Secure Boot

In computing, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology is designed to provide hardware-based, security-related functions. A TPM chip is a secure crypto-processor that is designed to carry out cryptographic operations. There are three key advantages of using TPM technology. First, you can generate, store, and control access to encryption keys outside of the operating system. Second, […]

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New Amazon RDS for MySQL & PostgreSQL Multi-AZ Deployment Option: Improved Write Performance & Faster Failover

Today, we are announcing a new Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) Multi-AZ deployment option with up to 2x faster transaction commit latency, automated failovers typically under 35 seconds, and readable standby instances. Amazon RDS offers two replication options to enhance availability and performance: Multi-AZ deployments gives high availability and automatic failover. Amazon RDS creates a […]

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Let Your IPv6-only Workloads Connect to IPv4 Services

Today we are announcing two new capabilities for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) NAT gateway and Amazon Route 53, allowing your IPv6-only workloads to transparently communicate with IPV4-only services. Curious? Read on; I have details for you. Some of you are running very large workloads involving tens of thousands of virtual machines, containers, or […]

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