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EFS File Sync – Faster File Transfer To Amazon EFS File Systems

We launched EFS File Sync a few days before 2017 and I finally have time to tell you about it! If you need to move a large collection of files from an on-premises or in-cloud file system to , this tool is for you. Simple, single-threaded command line tools such as cp and rsync predate […]

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AWS Quest- a puzzling situation

Starting on March 8th you might have seen AWS Quest popping up in different places. Now that we are a bit over halfway through the game, we thought it would be a great time give everyone a peek behind the curtain. The whole idea started about a year ago during an casual conversation with Jeff […]

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Getting Ready for the AWS Quest Finale on Twitch

Whew! March has been one crazy month for me and it is only half over. After a week with my wife in the Caribbean, we hopped on a non-stop Seattle to Tokyo flight so that I could speak at JAWS Days, Startup Day, and some internal events. We arrived home last Wednesday and I am […]

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Our Newest AWS Community Heroes (Spring 2018 Edition)

The AWS Community Heroes program helps shine a spotlight on some of the innovative work being done by rockstar AWS developers around the globe. Marrying cloud expertise with a passion for community building and education, these Heroes share their time and knowledge across social media and in-person events. Heroes also actively help drive content at Meetups, workshops, and conferences. […]

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AWS Summit Season is Almost Here – Get Ready to Register!

I’m writing this post from my hotel room in Tokyo while doing my best to fight jet lag! I’m here to speak at JAWS Days and Startup Day, and to meet with some local customers. I do want to remind you that the AWS Global Summit series is just about to start! With events planned […]

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Join the AWS Quest – Help me to Rebuild Ozz!

If you have been watching my weekly videos, you may have noticed an orange robot in the background from time to time. That’s Ozz, my robot friend and helper. Built from the ground up in my home laboratory, Ozz is an invaluable part of the AWS blogging process! Sadly, when we announced we are adding […]

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AWS Online Tech Talks – March 2018

Can you believe it’s already the month of March? With some great new Tech Talks available this month, there’s no better time to grow your knowledge about AWS services and solutions. AWS Online Tech Talks March 2018– Schedule Below is the full schedule for the live, online technical sessions being held during the month of […]

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Auto Scaling is now available for Amazon SageMaker

Kumar Venkateswar, Product Manager on the AWS ML Platforms Team, shares details on the announcement of Auto Scaling with Amazon SageMaker. With Amazon SageMaker, thousands of customers have been able to easily build, train and deploy their machine learning (ML) models. Today, we’re making it even easier to manage production ML models, with Auto Scaling […]

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AWS Hot Startups for February 2018: Canva, Figma, InVision

Note to readers! Starting next month, we will be publishing our monthly Hot Startups blog post on the AWS Startup Blog. Please come check us out. As visual communication—whether through social media channels like Instagram or white space-heavy product pages—becomes a central part of everyone’s life, accessible design platforms and tools become more and more […]

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Give Your WordPress Blog a Voice With Our New Amazon Polly Plugin

I first told you about in late 2016 in my post Amazon Polly – Text to Speech in 47 Voices and 24 Languages. After that launch, we added support for Korean, five new voices, and made Polly available in all Regions in the aws partition. We also added whispering, speech marks, a timbre effect, and […]

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