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Prime Day 2023 Powered by AWS – All the Numbers

As part of my annual tradition to tell you about how AWS makes Prime Day possible, I am happy to be able to share some chart-topping metrics (check out my 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 posts for a look back). This year I bought all kinds of stuff for my hobbies including a […]

AWS Week in Review – Updates on Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, AWS Lambda, eksctl, Karpenter, and More – July 17, 2023

The Data Centered: Eastern Oregon, a five-part mini-documentary series looking at the real-life impact of the more than $15 billion investment AWS has made in the local community, and how the company supports jobs, generates economic growth, provides skills training and education, and unlocks opportunities for local businesses suppliers. Last week, I watched a new […]

AWS Week in Review – New Open-Source Updates for Snapchange, Cedar, and Jupyter Community Contributions – May 15, 2023

A new week has begun. Last week, there was a lot of news related to AWS. I have compiled a few announcements you need to know. Let’s get started right away! Last Week’s Launches Let’s take a look at some launches from the last week that I want to remind you of: New Amazon EC2 […]

New – Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized Cluster Configuration with Up to 40% Cost Savings for I/O-Intensive Applications

Since Amazon Aurora launched in 2014, hundreds of thousands of customers have chosen Aurora to run their most demanding applications. Aurora provides unparalleled high performance and availability at global scale with full MySQL and PostgreSQL compatibility at up to one-tenth the cost of commercial databases. Many customers benefit from the cost-effectiveness of Aurora’s current simple, pay-per-request […]

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AWS Week in Review – March 20, 2023

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! A new week starts, and Spring is almost here! If you’re curious about AWS news from the previous seven days, I got you covered. Last Week’s Launches Here are the […]

AWS Week in Review – December 12, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! The world is asynchronous, is what Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO, reminded us during his keynote last week at AWS re:Invent. At the beginning of the keynote, he showed us how […]

New – Trusted Language Extensions for PostgreSQL on Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS

PostgreSQL has become the preferred open-source relational database for many enterprises and start-ups with its extensible design for developers. One of the reasons developers use PostgreSQL is it allows them to add database functionality by building extensions with their preferred programming languages. You can already install and use PostgreSQL extensions in Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition […]

New – Fully Managed Blue/Green Deployments in Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS

When updating databases, using a blue/green deployment technique is an appealing option for users to minimize risk and downtime. This method of making database updates requires two database environments—your current production environment, or blue environment, and a staging environment, or green environment. You must then keep these two environments in sync with each other so […]