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New – Amazon Cognito Groups and Fine-Grained Role-Based Access Control

One of the challenges in building applications has been around user authentication and management.  Let’s face it, not many developers want to build yet another user identification and authentication system for their application nor would they want to cause a user to create yet another account unless needed.  Amazon Cognito makes it simpler for developers […]

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New – AWS Application Discovery Service Console

helps you to plan your migration to the cloud. As a central component of the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework, it simplifies the process of automating the process of discovering and collecting important information about your system (read New – AWS Application Discovery Service – Plan Your Cloud Migration to learn more). There are two different […]

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New – IPv6 Support for EC2 Instances in Virtual Private Clouds

Update (7/13/2017): Since this post was published, IPv6 supported has been extended and now supports 15 Regions and Multiple AWS Services. The continued growth of the Internet, particularly in the areas of mobile applications, connected devices, and IoT, has spurred an industry-wide move to IPv6. In accord with a mandate that dates back to 2010, […]

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New – AWS Step Functions – Build Distributed Applications Using Visual Workflows

We want to make it even easier for you to build complex, distributed applications by connecting multiple web and microservices. Whether you are implementing a complex business process or setting up a processing pipeline for photo uploads, we want you to focus on the code instead of on the coordination. We want you to be […]

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Blox – New Open Source Scheduler for Amazon EC2 Container Service

Back in 2014 I talked about and showed you how it helps you to build, run, and scale Docker-based applications. I talked about the three scheduling options (automated, manual, and custom)  and described how a scheduler works to assign tasks to instances. At the time  that I wrote that post, your custom scheduler had to […]

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AWS Snowmobile – Move Exabytes of Data to the Cloud in Weeks

Moving large amounts of on-premises data to the cloud as part of a migration effort is still more challenging than it should be! Even with high-end connections, moving petabytes or exabytes of film vaults, financial records, satellite imagery, or scientific data across the Internet can take years or decades.  On the business side, adding new […]

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AWS Snowball Edge – More Storage, Local Endpoints, Lambda Functions

A I was preparing to write this blog post I went back and read the post I wrote when we launched last year (AWS Import/Export Snowball – Transfer 1 Petabyte Per Week Using Amazon-Owned Storage Appliances) and then cataloged all of the updates that we have made since then. To recap, Snowball started out as […]

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