AWS News Blog

Category: Launch*

New – AWS Application Load Balancer

We launched Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) for AWS in the spring of 2009 (see New Features for Amazon EC2: Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, and Amazon CloudWatch to see just how far AWS has come since then). Elastic Load Balancing has become a key architectural component for many AWS-powered applications. In conjunction with , Elastic […]

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Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) Update – Snapshot Price Reduction & More PIOPS/GiB

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) makes it easy for you to create persistent block level storage volumes and attach them to your EC2 instances. Among many other features, EBS allows you to provision SSD-backed volumes with the desired level of performance (Provisioned IOPS or PIOPS) and to create snapshot backups either manually or programmatically. Today […]

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New – Just-in-Time Certificate Registration for AWS IoT

We launched at re:Invent (read AWS IoT – Cloud Services for Connected Devices for an introduction) and made it generally available last December. Earlier this year my colleague Olawale Oladehin showed you how to Use Your Own Certificate with AWS IoT. Before that, John Renshaw talked about Predictive Maintenance with AWS IoT and Amazon Machine […]

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Amazon EMR 5.0.0 – Major App Updates, UI Improvements, Better Debugging, and More

The team has been cranking out new releases at a fast and furious pace! Here’s a quick recap of this year’s launches: EMR 4.7.0 – Updates to Apache Tez, Apache Phoenix, Presto, HBase, and Mahout (June). EMR 4.6.0 – HBase for realtime access to massive datasets (April). EMR 4.5.0 – Updates to Hadoop, Presto; addition […]

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New AWS Training Bootcamps to Help You Build Technical Skills

My colleague Janna Pellegrino shared the guest post below to introduce you to a new set of AWS training bootcamps! We’ve made four of our most popular Technical Bootcamps from AWS re:Invent and Summits part of our broader AWS Training portfolio so you can now attend a class convenient to you. Taking AWS Operations to […]

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New in AWS Marketplace – Enterprise Data Management/Protection from Ionic Security

In the last couple of months I have spoken with several Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) about their offerings. I’ve heard some impressive success stories and am working to share as many of them as possible. Last week I spoke with the founders of Ionic Security to learn more about their product and new AWS Marketplace […]

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New – Worldwide Delivery of Amazon SNS Messages via SMS

Many applications use the Amazon SNS to deliver SMS messages to individuals or to groups. Because SNS is simple and easy to use, you can add push notifications to your application with a modest amount of code. Today we are making SNS even more useful by adding support for worldwide delivery of SMS messages. You […]

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