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Now Available – Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)

Given the wide range of data types, query models, indexing options, scaling expectations, and performance requirements, databases are definitely not one size fits all products. That’s why there are many different AWS database offerings, each one purpose-built to meet the needs of a different type of application. Introducing QLDB Today I would like to tell […]

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Optimize Storage Cost with Reduced Pricing for Amazon EFS Infrequent Access

Today we are announcing a new price reduction – one of the largest in history to date – when using Infrequent Access (IA) with Lifecycle Management with . This price reduction makes it possible to optimize cost even further and automatically save up to 92% on file storage costs as your access patterns change. With […]

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Operational Insights for Containers and Containerized Applications

The increasing adoption of containerized applications and microservices also brings an increased burden for monitoring and management. Builders have an expectation of, and requirement for, the same level of monitoring as would be used with longer lived infrastructure such as instances. By contrast containers are relatively short-lived, and usually subject to continuous deployment. This can […]

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New – Port Forwarding Using AWS System Manager Session Manager

I increasingly see customers adopting the immutable infrastructure architecture pattern: they rebuild and redeploy an entire infrastructure for each update. They very rarely connect to servers over SSH or RDP to update configuration or to deploy software updates. However, when migrating existing applications to the cloud, it is common to connect to your instances to […]

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New – Client IP Address Preservation for AWS Global Accelerator

AWS Global Accelerator is a network service that routes incoming network traffic to multiple AWS regions in order to improve performance and availability for your global applications. It makes use of our collection of edge locations and our congestion-free global network to direct traffic based on application health, network health, and the geographic locations of […]

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Managed Spot Training: Save Up to 90% On Your Amazon SageMaker Training Jobs

is a fully-managed, modular machine learning (ML) service that enables developers and data scientists to easily build, train, and deploy models at any scale. With a choice of using built-in algorithms, bringing your own, or choosing from algorithms available in AWS Marketplace, it’s never been easier and faster to get ML models from experimentation to […]

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Amazon Transcribe Now Supports Mandarin and Russian

As speech is central to human interaction, artificial intelligence research has long focused on speech recognition, the first step in designing and building systems allowing humans to interact intuitively with machines. The diversity in languages, accents and voices makes this an incredibly difficult problem, requiring expert skills, extremely large data sets, and vast amounts of […]

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Amazon Forecast – Now Generally Available

Getting accurate time series forecasts from historical data is not an easy task. Last year at re:Invent we introduced , a fully managed service that requires no experience in machine learning to deliver highly accurate forecasts. I’m excited to share that is generally available today! With , there are no servers to provision. You only need to provide […]

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