AWS News Blog

Category: Launch

AWS Previews and Pre-Announcements at re:Invent 2018 – Midnight Madness

As promised in Welcome to AWS re:Invent 2018, here’s a summary of the launches and previews from Midnight Madness: Launches Here are detailed blog posts & whats new pages for last night’s launches: AWS RoboMaker – Develop, Test, Deploy, and Manage Intelligent Robotics Apps. AWS DataSync – Automated and Accelerated Data Transfer. AWS Transfer for […]

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New – Automatic Cost Optimization for Amazon S3 via Intelligent Tiering

has been around for over 12.5 years, stores trillions of objects, and processes millions of requests for them every second. Our customers count on S3 to support their backup & recovery, data archiving, data lake, big data analytics, hybrid cloud storage, cloud-native storage, and disaster recovery needs. Starting from the initial one-size-fits-all Standard storage class, […]

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New – AWS Transfer for SFTP – Fully Managed SFTP Service for Amazon S3

Many organizations use SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) as part of long-established data processing and partner integration workflows. While it would be easy to dismiss these systems as “legacy,” the reality is that they serve a useful purpose and will continue to do so for quite some time. We want to help our customers to […]

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AWS RoboMaker – Develop, Test, Deploy, and Manage Intelligent Robotics Apps

I have wanted to build a robot for decades and now I have my chance! To me, the big challenge has always been the sheer number of different parts that need to connect and interoperate. Complex hardware, software, sensors, communication systems, and a “robot brain” must all work together in order for the robot to […]

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Welcome to AWS re:Invent 2018

It is Sunday night and 2018 is underway. I hope that you are as excited as I am to be able to learn about our latest and greatest services and features! A New Approach After speaking to attendees at last year’s re:Invent, looking at data, and listening to lots of comments from readers, we decided […]

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New AWS Resource Access Manager – Cross-Account Resource Sharing

As I have discussed in the past, our customers use multiple AWS accounts for many different reasons. Some of them use accounts to create administrative and billing boundaries; others use them to control the blast radius around any mistakes that they make. Even though all of this isolation is a net positive for our customers, […]

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New – Predictive Scaling for EC2, Powered by Machine Learning

When I look back on the history of AWS and think about the launches that truly signify the fundamentally dynamic, on-demand nature of the cloud, two stand out in my memory: the launch of Amazon EC2 in 2006 and the concurrent launch of CloudWatch Metrics, Auto Scaling, and Elastic Load Balancing in 2009. The first […]

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New – Amazon Route 53 Resolver for Hybrid Clouds

I distinctly remember the excitement I felt when I created my first Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) as a customer. I had just spent months building a similar environment on-premises and had been frustrated at the complicated setup. One of the immediate benefits that the VPC provided was a magical address at 10.0.0.2 where our EC2 […]

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