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Category: Compute

New – Amazon Elastic Block Store Local Snapshots on AWS Outposts

Today I am happy to announce that AWS Outposts customers can now make local snapshots of their Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes, making it easy to meet data residency and local backup requirements. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to virtually any datacenter, co-location space, […]

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New – VPC Reachability Analyzer

With Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), you can launch a logically isolated customer-specific virtual network on the AWS Cloud. As customers expand their footprint on the cloud and deploy increasingly complex network architectures, it can take longer to resolve network connectivity issues caused by misconfiguration. Today, we are happy to announce VPC Reachability Analyzer, a […]

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New – Amazon EMR on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

Tens of thousands of customers use Amazon EMR to run big data analytics applications on frameworks such as Apache Spark, Hive, HBase, Flink, Hudi, and Presto at scale. EMR automates the provisioning and scaling of these frameworks and optimizes performance with a wide range of EC2 instance types to meet price and performance requirements. Customer […]

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Using Amazon CloudWatch Lambda Insights to Improve Operational Visibility

To balance costs, while at the same time ensuring the service levels needed to meet business requirements are met, some customers elect to continuously monitor and optimize their AWS Lambda functions. They collect and analyze metrics and logs to monitor performance, and to isolate errors for troubleshooting purposes. Additionally, they also seek to right-size function […]

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New – Fully Serverless Batch Computing with AWS Batch Support for AWS Fargate

We launched AWS Batch on December 2016 as a fully managed batch computing service that enables developers, scientists and engineers to easily and efficiently run hundreds of thousands of batch computing jobs on AWS. With AWS Batch, you no longer need to install and manage batch computing software or server clusters to run your jobs. […]

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Amazon EKS Distro: The Kubernetes Distribution Used by Amazon EKS

Our customers have told us that they want to focus on building innovative solutions for their customers, and focus less on the heavy lifting of managing Kubernetes infrastructure. That is why Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) has been so popular; we remove the burden of managing Kubernetes while our customers glean the benefits. However, not […]

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Andy Jassy stands on stage of re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent 2020 – Top Announcements

Below are the major 2020 re:Invent launch and preview announcements covered by our dedicated team of AWS News bloggers / developer advocates from around the globe. For a complete overview of all re:Invent 2020 launches, see the full list here. Plus, don’t miss our liveblog recaps of all the re:Invent 2020 keynotes: Andy Jassy’s Keynote […]

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re:Invent 2020 – Preannouncements for Tuesday, December 1

Andy Jassy just gave you a hint about some upcoming AWS launches, and I’ll have more to say about them when they are ready. To tide you over until then, here’s a summary of what he pre-announced: Smaller AWS Outpost Form Factors – We are introducing two new sizes of AWS Outposts, suitable for locations […]

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