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Category: Compute

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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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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New for AWS Lambda – Container Image Support

With AWS Lambda, you upload your code and run it without thinking about servers. Many customers enjoy the way this works, but if you’ve invested in container tooling for your development workflows, it’s not easy to use the same approach to build applications using Lambda. To help you with that, you can now package and […]

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Change Manager Create Template part 1

Now in Preview – Larger & Faster io2 Block Express EBS Volumes with Higher Throughput

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes have been an essential EC2 component since they were launched in 2008. Today, you can choose between six types of HDD and SSD volumes, each designed to serve a particular use case and to deliver a specified amount of performance. Earlier this year we launched io2 volumes with 100x […]

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Preview: AWS Proton – Automated Management for Container and Serverless Deployments

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of AWS Proton, a new service that helps you automate and manage infrastructure provisioning and code deployments for serverless and container-based applications. Maintaining hundreds – or sometimes thousands – of microservices with constantly changing infrastructure resources and configurations is a challenging task for even the most […]

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Graph showing Function Duration and Charges for 1M Invocations as Memory Increases

New for AWS Lambda – Functions with Up to 10 GB of Memory and 6 vCPUs

AWS Lambda runs your code on an highly available and scalable compute infrastructure so that you can focus on what you want to build. Do you want to get the advantages of Lambda for workloads that are memory or computationally intensive? Wait no more! Starting today, you can allocate up to 10 GB of memory […]

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New for AWS Lambda – 1ms Billing Granularity Adds Cost Savings

What I like about AWS Lambda is that it lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers, and you pay only for what you use. Since we launched Lambda in 2014, you have been charged for the number of times your code is triggered (requests) and for the time your code executes, rounded up […]

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Coming Soon – Amazon EC2 G4ad Instances Featuring AMD GPUs for Graphics Workloads

Customers with high performance graphic workloads, such as game streaming, animation, and video rendering for example, are always looking for higher performance with less cost. Today, I’m happy to announce new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances in the G4 instance family are in the works and will be available soon, to improve performance and […]

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