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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.

AWS Control Tower adds new controls to help customers meet digital sovereignty requirements

Today, we added to AWS Control Tower a set of 65 purpose-built controls to help you meet your digital sovereignty requirements. Digital sovereignty is the control of your digital assets: where the data resides, where it flows, and who has control over it. Since the creation of the AWS Cloud 17 years ago, we have […]

Manage EDI at scale with new AWS B2B Data Interchange

Today we’re launching AWS B2B Data Interchange, a fully managed service allowing organizations to automate and monitor the transformation of EDI-based business-critical transactions at cloud scale. With this launch, AWS brings automation, monitoring, elasticity, and pay-as-you-go pricing to the world of B2B document exchange. Electronic data interchange (EDI) is the electronic exchange of business documents […]

Announcing on-demand data replication for Amazon FSx for OpenZFS

Update: December 19, 2023 – You can now send snapshots of your file systems to file systems in another AWS Region or AWS account. The text of this post has been updated to reflect the extra benefits unlocked by these two new capabilities. Today we’re adding to Amazon FSx for OpenZFS the capability to send […]

GuardDuty ECS Runtime Monitoring

Detect runtime security threats in Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate, new in Amazon GuardDuty

Today, we’re announcing Amazon GuardDuty ECS Runtime Monitoring to help detect potential runtime security issues in Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) clusters running on both AWS Fargate and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). GuardDuty combines machine learning (ML), anomaly detection, network monitoring, and malicious file discovery against various AWS data sources. When threats […]

Amazon Detective adds new capabilities to accelerate and improve your cloud security investigations

Today, Amazon Detective adds four new capabilities to help you save time and strengthen your security operations. First, Detective investigations for IAM help security analysts investigate AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) objects, such as users and roles, for indicators of compromise (IoCs) to determine potential involvement in known tactics from the MITRE ATT&CK framework. […]

Increase collaboration and securely share cloud knowledge with AWS re:Post Private

Today we’re launching AWS re:Post Private, a fully managed knowledge service to accelerate cloud adoption, improve productivity, and drive innovation. re:Post Private allows organizations to increase collaboration and access knowledge resources built for your cloud community. It includes curated collections of technical content and training materials from AWS. The content is tailored specifically for your […]

AWS Glue Data Catalog now supports automatic compaction of Apache Iceberg tables

Update November, 16 2023 — I added a link to the documentation with the exact IAM permissions required to use this capability. — Today, we’re making available a new capability of AWS Glue Data Catalog to allow automatic compaction of transactional tables in the Apache Iceberg format. This allows you to keep your transactional data […]

Amazon Bedrock now provides access to Meta’s Llama 2 Chat 13B model

Update: November 29, 2023 — Today, we’re adding the Llama 2 70B model in Amazon Bedrock, in addition to the already available Llama 2 13B model. As its name implies, the Llama 2 70B model has been trained on larger datasets than the Llama 2 13B model. If you’re wondering when to use which model, […]