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Category: Compute*

Amazon EC2 Systems Manager Patch Manager now supports Linux

Hot on the heels of some other great updates is another vital enhancement: the ability to use Patch Manager on Linux instances! We launched Patch Manager with SSM at re:Invent in 2016 and Linux support was a commonly requested feature. Starting today we can support patch manager in: Amazon Linux 2014.03 and later (2015.03 and […]

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AWS Price Reduction – SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2

I’m happy to be able to announce the 62nd AWS price reduction, this one for Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition on EC2. Many enterprise workloads run on Microsoft Windows, primarily on-premises or in corporate data centers. We believe that AWS is the best place to build, deploy, scale, and manage Windows applications due to the […]

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Box Platform on AWS Marketplace – Lambda Blueprints & Sample Code

Box is a cloud-based file sharing and content management system, with an API that recently became available in AWS Marketplace (Box Platform – Cloud Content Management APIs). With an array of features for collaboration and an emphasis on security, Box has found a home in many enterprises (see their success stories page for a list). […]

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AWS Greengrass – Run AWS Lambda Functions on Connected Devices

I first told you about in the post that I published during re:Invent (AWS Greengrass – Ubiquitous Real-World Computing). We launched a limited preview of at that time and invited you to sign up if you were interested. As I noted at the time, many AWS customers want to collect and process data out in […]

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News from the AWS Summit in Berlin – 3rd AZ & Lightsail in Frankfurt and Another Polly Voice

We launched the AWS Region in Frankfurt in the fall of 2014 and opened the AWS Marketplace for the Region the next year. Our customers in Germany come in all shapes and sizes: startups, mid-market, enterprise, and public sector. These customers have made great use of the new Region, building and running applications and businesses […]

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AWS Lambda Support for AWS X-Ray

Today we’re announcing general availability of support for . As you may already know from Jeff’s GA POST, X-Ray is an AWS service for analyzing the execution and performance behavior of distributed applications. Traditional debugging methods don’t work so well for microservice based applications, in which there are multiple, independent components running on different services. […]

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EC2 In-Memory Processing Update: Instances with 4 to 16 TB of Memory + Scale-Out SAP HANA to 34 TB

Several times each month, I speak to AWS customers at our Executive Briefing Center in Seattle. I describe our innovation process and talk about how the roadmap for each AWS offering is driven by customer requests and feedback. A good example of this is our work to make AWS a great home for SAP’s portfolio […]

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Announcing the AWS Chatbot Challenge – Create Conversational, Intelligent Chatbots using Amazon Lex and AWS Lambda

If you have been checking out the launches and announcements from the AWS 2017 San Francisco Summit, you may be aware that the Amazon Lex service is now Generally Available, and you can use the service today. Amazon Lex is a fully managed AI service that enables developers to build conversational interfaces into any application […]

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