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Category: Launch*

New – Auto Scaling for Amazon DynamoDB

has more than one hundred thousand customers, spanning a wide range of industries and use cases. These customers depend on DynamoDB’s consistent performance at any scale and presence in 16 geographic regions around the world. A recent trend we’ve been observing is customers using DynamoDB to power their serverless applications. This is a good match: […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) Heads East – New Region in the Works for 2018

gives AWS customers a place to host sensitive data and regulated workloads in the AWS Cloud. The first AWS GovCloud (US) Region was launched in 2011 and is located on the west coast of the US. I’m happy to announce that we are working on a second Region that we expect to open in 2018. […]

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AWS Direct Connect Update – New Locations in North America and Europe

AWS customers can use to establish a dedicated network connection from their premises to AWS. This gives them a more consistent network experience than a shared, Internet-based connection along with increased throughput and the potential to reduce network costs. We have added several new Direct Connect locations already this year, and are adding even more […]

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New AWS Certification Specialty Exams & Benefits

We are making two important updates to the AWS Certification program today. We are introducing two new AWS Certification Specialty Exams and our new AWS Certification Benefits Program, giving you another way to validate your skills and to showcase your expertise. New AWS Certification Specialty Exams Our new AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty and […]

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New AWS Training and Certification Portal

AWS Training and Certification can help you get more out of the . The new AWS Training and Certification Portal allows you to access and manage your training and certification activities, progress, and benefits – all in one place: Previously, you had to rely on multiple websites to find and manage training and certification offerings. […]

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News from the AWS Summit in Berlin – 3rd AZ & Lightsail in Frankfurt and Another Polly Voice

We launched the AWS Region in Frankfurt in the fall of 2014 and opened the AWS Marketplace for the Region the next year. Our customers in Germany come in all shapes and sizes: startups, mid-market, enterprise, and public sector. These customers have made great use of the new Region, building and running applications and businesses […]

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New – Server-Side Encryption for Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

As one of the most venerable members of the AWS family of services, is an essential part of many applications. Presentations such as Amazon SQS for Better Architecture and Massive Message Processing with Amazon SQS and Amazon DynamoDB explain how SQS can be used to build applications that are resilient and highly scalable. Today we […]

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Use Amazon WorkSpaces on Your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ With the New Samsung DeX

It is really interesting to watch as technology evolves and improves. For example, today’s mobile phones offer screens with resolution that rivals a high-end desktop, along with multiple connectivity options and portability. Earlier this week I had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience with the brand-new Samsung Galaxy S8+ phone and a unique new […]

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