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Category: Launch

Heads-Up: AWS Support for Internet Explorer 11 is Ending

If you are using Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) to access the AWS Management Console, web-based services such as Amazon Chime or Amazon Honeycode, or other parts of the AWS web site (AWS Documentation, AWS Marketing, AWS Marketplace, or AWS Support), it is time to upgrade to a more modern & secure browser such as […]

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AWS IoT SiteWise Edge Is Now Generally Available for Processing Industrial Equipment Data on Premises

At AWS re:Invent 2020, we announced the preview of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge, a new feature of AWS IoT SiteWise that provides software that runs on premises at industrial sites and makes it easy to collect, process, and monitor equipment data locally before sending the data to AWS Cloud destinations. AWS IoT SiteWise Edge software […]

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EC2-Classic Networking is Retiring – Here’s How to Prepare

Update (July 29, 2021) – Added link to the Support Automation Workflow document & clarified link to AWS MGN pricing. Also updated the list of recommended instance types to favor those built on AWS Nitro System, and added “Networking” to the title. Let’s go back to the summer of 2006 and the launch of EC2. […]

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Amazon EBS io2 Block Express Volumes with Amazon EC2 R5b Instances Are Now Generally Available

At AWS re:Invent 2020, we previewed Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes, the next-generation server storage architecture that delivers the first SAN built for the cloud. Block Express is designed to meet the requirements of the largest, most I/O-intensive, mission-critical deployments of Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, SAP HANA, and SAS Analytics on AWS. Today, I […]

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Hybrid Threat Protection with Sumo Logic Cloud SIEM Powered by AWS

IT security teams need to have a real-time understanding of what’s happening with their infrastructure and applications. They need to be able to find and correlate data in this continuous flood of information to identify unexpected behaviors or patterns that can lead to a security breach. To simplify and automate this process, many solutions have […]

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Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) – 15 Years and Still Queueing!

Time sure does fly! I wrote about the production launch of Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) back in 2006, with no inkling that I would still be blogging fifteen years later, or that this service would still be growing rapidly while remaining fundamental to the architecture of so many different types of web-scale applications. The […]

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Planetary-Scale Computing – 9.95 PFLOPS & Position 40 on the TOP500 List

Weather forecasting, genome sequencing, geoanalytics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and other types of high-performance computing (HPC) workloads can take advantage of massive amounts of compute power. These workloads are often spikey and massively parallel, and are used in situations where time to results is critical. Old Way Governments, well-funded research organizations, and Fortune 500 companies […]

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